List of national parks of Italy

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The Italian national parks cover about five percent of the country. The parks are managed by the Ministry of the Environment (Italian: Ministero dell'Ambiente).[1]

List of Italian national parks[edit]

Name Regions Area High Point Elevation Est. Map Quick View
Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise[2] Abruzzo, Lazio, Molise 7002506830000000000506.83 km2 (195.69 sq mi) Monte Petroso 70032249000000000002,249 m (7,379 ft) Monte Meta.JPG
Alta Murgia[3] Puglia (Apulia) 7002677390000000000677.39 km2 (261.54 sq mi) Torre Disperata 7002686000000000000686 m (2,251 ft) Trullomurgia.jpg
Appennino Lucano - Val d'Agri - Lagonegrese[4] Basilicata 7002689960000000000689.96 km2 (266.40 sq mi) Monte del Papa 70032005000000000002,005 m (6,578 ft) Monte Volturino.JPG
Appennino Tosco-Emiliano[5] Emilia-Romagna, Toscana 7002227920000000000227.92 km2 (88.00 sq mi) Monte Cusna 70032121000000000002,121 m (6,959 ft) Castello carpineti monte cusna.JPG
Arcipelago di la Maddalena[6] Sardegna (Sardinia) 7002201460000000000201.46 km2 (77.78 sq mi) Punta Tejalone, Caprera[7] 7002212000000000000212 m (696 ft) Arcipelago della Maddalena, Caprera Cala Napoletana 01.JPG
Arcipelago Toscano[8] Toscana 7002746530000000000746.53 km2 (288.24 sq mi) Monte Capanne on Elba in the Tuscan Archipelago 70031018000000000001,018 m (3,340 ft) Tuscan archipelago.png Aerial view of Elba 1.jpg
Asinara[9] Sardegna (Sardinia) 7002269600000000000269.60 km2 (104.09 sq mi) Punta Scomunica 7002408000000000000408 m (1,339 ft) Asinara map.png Asinello bianco sardegna asinara 3593693026 750d1054eb o.jpg
Aspromonte[10] Calabria 7002760530000000000760.53 km2 (293.64 sq mi) Montalto 70031955000000000001,955 m (6,414 ft) Reggiocalabria mappa.png
Cippo di garibaldi in aspromonte.JPG
Cilento and Vallo di Diano[11] Campania 70031810480000000001,810.48 km2 (699.03 sq mi) Monte Cervati 70031898000000000001,898 m (6,227 ft) Salerno mappa.png Capo palinuro.jpg
Cinque Terre[12] Liguria 700138600000000000038.60 km2 (14.90 sq mi) Monte (Mai-)Pertuso[13] 7002820000000000000820 m (2,690 ft) Parco-Cinque Terre-Posizione.png Cinque Terre .jpg
Circeo[14] Lazio 700184400000000000084.40 km2 (32.59 sq mi) Monte Circeo 7002541000000000000541 m (1,775 ft) Circeo.JPG
Dolomiti Bellunesi[15] Veneto 7002315120000000000315.12 km2 (121.67 sq mi) Monte Pavione 70032335000000000002,335 m (7,661 ft) Parco-Dolomiti Bellunesi-Posizione.png Belluno.JPG
Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna[16] Emilia-Romagna, Toscana 7002364000000000000364.00 km2 (140.54 sq mi) Monte Falterona 70031645000000000001,645 m (5,397 ft) Parco-Foreste Casentinesi-Posizione.png Monte-Falterona-treeline1.jpg
Gargano[17] Puglia (Apulia) 70031211180000000001,211.18 km2 (467.64 sq mi) Monte Calvo[18] 70031065000000000001,065 m (3,494 ft) Gargan0003.jpg
Gennargentu[19] Sardegna (Sardinia) 7002730000000000000730.00 km2 (281.85 sq mi) Punta La Marmora 70031834000000000001,834 m (6,017 ft) Cala Goloritze o.jpg
Gran Paradiso[20] Valle d'Aosta, Piemonte 7002700000000000000700.00 km2 (270.27 sq mi) Gran Paradiso 70034061000000000004,061 m (13,323 ft) Parco-Gran Paradiso-Posizione.png
Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga[21] Marche, Abruzzo, Lazio 70031413310000000001,413.31 km2 (545.68 sq mi) Corno Grande 70032912000000000002,912 m (9,554 ft) Parco-Gran Sasso-Posizione.png Campo Imperatore.jpg
Majella[22] Abruzzo 7002628380000000000628.38 km2 (242.62 sq mi) Monte Amaro 70032793000000000002,793 m (9,163 ft) Majella001.jpg
Monti Sibillini[23] Marche, Umbria 7002697220000000000697.22 km2 (269.20 sq mi) Monte Vettore 70032476000000000002,476 m (8,123 ft) Monte Bove Sud.jpg
Pollino[24] Basilicata, Calabria 70031711320000000001,711.32 km2 (660.74 sq mi) Sierra Dolcedorme 70032267000000000002,267 m (7,438 ft) Cosenza pollino.jpg
Sila[25] Calabria 7002736950000000000736.95 km2 (284.54 sq mi) Monte Botte Donato 70031928000000000001,928 m (6,325 ft) Botte Donato impianti di risalita vista dalla strada delle vette.jpg
Stelvio[26] Lombardia, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol 70031307000000000001,307.00 km2 (504.64 sq mi) Cima Ortles 70033905000000000003,905 m (12,812 ft) Parco-Stelvio-Posizione.png Ortler Nordgrat.jpg
Val Grande[27] Piemonte 7002145980000000000145.98 km2 (56.36 sq mi) Monte Togano 70032295000000000002,295 m (7,530 ft) Parco-Val Grande-Posizione.png Passo Val Grande - Agosto 2001 - Veduta.JPG
Vesuvius[28] Campania 700172590000000000072.59 km2 (28.03 sq mi) Great Cone 70031281000000000001,281 m (4,203 ft) Parco-Vesuvio-Posizione.png Vesuvius from plane.jpg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Black, Charles Bertram (1898). The Riviera, Or The Coast from Marseilles to Leghorn: Including the Interior towns of Carrara, Lucca, Pisa, and Pistoia. London: Adam & Charles Black. 
  • Hydrographic Office, Admiralty (1913). The Mediterranean Pilot. Volume I (5th ed.). London: Taylor, Garnett, Evans & Co. 

External links[edit]

  • "Italia" (in Italian). ENIT - Italian Government Tourist Board.