Lago di Fiastra in Le Marche, Italy seen from the dam wall

Lago di Fiastra in Le Marche, Italy seen from the dam wall

Self-catering holiday apartments near the Sibillini Mountains in Le Marche, Italy

Monte Bove in the Sibillini Mountains, Italy

Go trekking in the Sibillini Mountains

Horseriding is possible close to Casa Carotondo at a local agriturismo, le Querce. They offer lessons in horse-riding or, for the more experienced, an excursion into the mountains of up to 4 hours is possible. The national parks website lists other establishments further away. Various organisations also offer mule trekking either for a few hours or for 2-3 days.
There is a centre for hanggliding and paragliding close to Casa Carotondo. Tandem flights and courses are available.
For a birds eye view of the area you can take a trip in a balloon. Check out the, website for information.
The coast of the Conero Peninsula, Le Marche, Italy

Water sports in Le Marche

The Lago di Fiastra is a large dam surrounded by the mountains. Here you can hire canoes, pedalos, fish or swim. The lake offers shady as well as sunny areas and, ideal for children, there is a 'beach area' with sun bed hire, toilets and a cafe. For the more adventurous kayaking and white water rafting are possible from Norcia . At some places along the Adriatic coast it is possible to hire small boats. You can, for instance, hire a Kayak to view the rugged Conero coastline from the sea.
Cross country skiing around the Piano Grande, Sibillini Mountains, Italy

Skiing in the Sibillini Mountains

Winter can be a beautiful time of year in the Sibillini mountains with snow on the ground, blue skies and a warm sun. There are several ski stations on the Sibillini mountains, the nearest at Maddalena is about 30 minutes drive away. with pistes for all abilities. Ski-school is available as is the hire of skis or snowboards. There is also a cross country circuit near the down-hill ski areas at the Pintura del Ragnolo .

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