There are many hiking destinations can be reached from the village .
You can choose either path is the easiest routes that require more preparation .
Nearby you can reach the tops of the Mount Civita , step Chino , Mount Comunitore , Macera Death , Pizzo di Sevo .
you can exploring the woods of beech and chestnut to arrive at the Church of the Our Lady of the Saints or the waterfalls of Volpara and also discover lesser-known routes . During the excursion you can encounter in the tracks or wild boars , wolves, deer , fox … We are in the National Park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga : this chain is characterized by dense forests born on sandstone , in which there are gorges, numerous streams flow , forming small waterfalls ..
On the other side of the town of Arquata also extends to the southern part of the Sibillini National Park , the land once known throughout Europe as the magical places where they lived and the Sibyl Tannhauser . The landscape is characterized by limestone cliffs, which cause a particular reflection , so that the chain is also known as one of the Blue Mountains . The upstream carrier dominates the landscape , but also to its slopes you can find places of extraordinary beauty as the Plain of Castelluccio, the Forca di Presta and the side where the Montegallo . In the winter you can go skiing on the nearby slopes of Forca Canapine .
For those who like to know the culture , you can visit the many other small neighboring countries and each has a special story to tell , toghether traditions linked mainly to wood cutting and harvesting the fruits of the earth, such as mushrooms, potatoes, chestnuts
the monument best known is certainly the Rock of Arquata , a fortress in good condition overlooking the narrow valley of the Tronto. However, there are other treasures that are worth visiting, such as the octagonal temple in Capodacqua , the church of Our Lady of the Snows in Faete , the church of San Silvestro in Colle and , in the same Spelonga , Renaissance houses and the church of S .Agata with frescoes by Panfilo from Spoleto.
In the day, you can reach many destinations , given the location on the border of three regions : Marche , Lazio and Abruzzo .
in Brands in one hour by car to get to the Adriatic sea and you can go up the hinterland discovering the hilly landscape of the Piceno , characterized by vineyards and olive groves , dominated by medieval villages on the hilltops . Many have their own castle and offer wonderful views and spectacular landscapes . Many traditions that tell of a life tied to the rhythms of nature and the agricultural work , particularly appreciated and known the pillow of Offida . The city of Ascoli reserve big surprises : the testimonies tell the history of the territory , was inhabited as early as the early Italic nomads . Clear the system of the Roman city , whose era remain monuments and pavements and on which grew the medieval town characterized the high bell towers or palaces. Finally, many churches that are worth a visit , particularly Romanesque , made of travertine . Here too many traditions and festivals such as Quintana and Carnival .
Going to the Umbria is encountered immediately Norcia , a city still closed in its medieval walls , the birthplace of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica . Are easy to reach places that testify to the presence of the great saints : very near Cascia , where he lived and doce St. Rita is the sanctuary dedicated to her ; a little ‘ further away Assisi . You can also take the Nera Valley , where there are also climbing and rivers for rafting , from Spoleto up to the Marmore Falls .
The city of New York nearest is amateur , famous for its culinary tradition and surrounded by woods .