Sibillini Mountains

Distance from the B&B 34,8 Km - Travel time 44 min

The Sibillini Mountains are the fourth mountainous massif in height of the continental Apennines after the Gran Sasso, Maiella and Velino-Sirente located in the Umbrian-Marche Apennines, along the primary watershed of the central Apennines, between the Marche and Umbria, between the provinces of Ascoli Piceno, Fermo, Macerata, Perugia, hosting the homonymous National Park of the Sibillini Mountains. With a length from north to south of about 40 km, consisting mainly of limestone rocks, formed on the seabed of warm seas, given peaks that frequently exceed in 2,000 m altitude, like the largest of the group, Mount Vettore (2,476 m asl) , the Pizzo della Regina (or mount Priora), mount Bove and mount Sibilla. The chain takes its name from Monte Sibilla (2173 m), on the summit of which a cave, now closed, opened up until the end of the last century, which tradition has it was the home of the Apennine Sibyl.