Pescocostanzo is a charming town located in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is nestled in the heart of the Apennine Mountains and offers a variety of outdoor activities, including skiing in the winter. Pescocostanzo is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts, thanks to its excellent ski slopes and stunning natural scenery.

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Pescocostanzo is a great place for skiing and snowboarding. The ski resort is called "Roccaraso" and is only a 10-minute drive away from the town center. The resort offers over 100 kilometers of ski runs, suitable for all levels of skiers. The ski slopes are divided into three areas: Aremogna, Monte Pratello, and Pizzalto.

Aremogna is the largest area and offers the most runs, with a mix of easy and intermediate slopes. Monte Pratello is best for intermediate skiers, with some steeper runs and off-piste opportunities. Pizzalto is the highest area and offers challenging runs for advanced skiers.

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There are plenty of restaurants and bars both on and off the slopes. In Pescocostanzo town center, you can find a variety of traditional Abruzzese restaurants serving delicious local dishes. On the slopes, there are several mountain huts and restaurants where you can take a break and enjoy a warm meal.

Getting there by car:

If you're traveling by car, take the A25 motorway and exit at "Alfedena" or "Castel di Sangro." From there, follow the signs to Pescocostanzo. The drive takes about 2-3 hours from Rome.

Getting there by plane:

The closest airport is Abruzzo Airport in Pescara, which is about 100 kilometers away from Pescocostanzo. From the airport, you can rent a car or take a taxi to Pescocostanzo. Another option is to fly into Rome's Fiumicino Airport and take a train to Avezzano or Sulmona, and from there, take a bus to Pescocostanzo.