Surrounded by a beautiful forest, the house is in the perfect location both for an easy stroll or a more adventurous visit of Italy's most famous protected area, and one of the most famous in Europe: The National Park of Abruzzo Lazio and Molise.<BR><BR>Filignano is one of the rural villages of the park, scattered in 12 hamlets along the valley, winding through the terraces of an ancient rural countryside, penetrating in an increasingly wild landscape, to open up to the solemn and dazzling scenery of the Mainarde Mountains (2142 meters).<BR><BR>The heart of the Apennines, the territory has benefited from a more than ninety-year ban on hunting and indiscriminate logging. The result is an environment as nature intended.<BR><BR>Breathtaking encounter with the bear or the wolf can really happen in ' The National Park of Abruzzo Lazio and Molise'.<BR><BR>The park covers an area of nearly fifty thousand acres adjacent to one hundred thousand acres of controlled hunting land. Untouched forests, grasslands, rocky outcrops, lakes, streams and waterfalls all join forces to make this region truly enchanting.<BR><BR>From the comfort of the house you can escape into nature as 'Mother Nature' intended!<BR><BR>Nature lovers can go walking or trekking in several protected areas: in the typical Apennine landscape of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. Many hilly areas can be reached by mountain bike. <BR>In the heart of nature you can also enjoy a new experience like horseback riding along the tratturi, the migratory trails dating back a thousand years, a testimony to the unique nature of Molise.<BR><BR>Finally, make an effort to visit the many events and fairs that keep local traditions alive: the International Bagpipe Festival in Scapoli; the White Truffle Fair in San Pietro Avellana; “La 'Ndocciata,” a torch-lit procession in traditional dress that takes place every year in Agnone; Pezzata, the Lamb Festival in Capracotta, and many more.