List of national parks of Italy

The Italian national parks cover about five per cent of the country's land. The parks are managed by the Ministry of the Environment based in Rome (Italian: Ministero dell'Ambiente).[1]

List of Italian national parks

NameRegionsAreaHigh PointElevationEstablishedMapQuick View
Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise[2]Abruzzo, Lazio, Molise506.83 km2 (195.69 sq mi)Monte Petroso2,249 m (7,379 ft)1923
Alta Murgia[3]Apulia677.39 km2 (261.54 sq mi)Torre Disperata686 m (2,251 ft)2004
Appennino Lucano - Val d'Agri - Lagonegrese[4]Basilicata689.96 km2 (266.40 sq mi)Monte del Papa2,005 m (6,578 ft)2007
Appennino Tosco-Emiliano[5]Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany227.92 km2 (88.00 sq mi)Monte Cusna2,121 m (6,959 ft)1997
Archipelago of La Maddalena[6]Sardinia201.46 km2 (77.78 sq mi)Punta Tejalone, Caprera[7]212 m (696 ft)1994
Tuscan Archipelago[8]Tuscany746.53 km2 (288.24 sq mi)Monte Capanne on Elba in the Tuscan Archipelago1,018 m (3,340 ft)1989
Asinara[9]Sardinia269.60 km2 (104.09 sq mi)Punta Scomunica408 m (1,339 ft)1997
Aspromonte[10]Calabria760.53 km2 (293.64 sq mi)Montalto1,955 m (6,414 ft)1989
Cilento, Vallo di Diano, and Alburni[11]Campania1,810.48 km2 (699.03 sq mi)Monte Cervati1,898 m (6,227 ft)1991
Cinque Terre[12]Liguria38.60 km2 (14.90 sq mi)Monte (Mai-)Pertuso[13]820 m (2,690 ft)1999
Circeo[14]Lazio84.40 km2 (32.59 sq mi)Monte Circeo541 m (1,775 ft)1934
Dolomiti Bellunesi[15]Veneto31.51 km2 (12.17 sq mi)Monte Pavione2,335 m (7,661 ft)1988
Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, and Campigna[16]Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany364.00 km2 (140.54 sq mi)Monte Falterona1,645 m (5,397 ft)1989
Gargano[17]Apulia1,211.18 km2 (467.64 sq mi)Monte Calvo[18]1,065 m (3,494 ft)1991
Gennargentu[19]Sardinia730.00 km2 (281.85 sq mi)Punta La Marmora1,834 m (6,017 ft)1998
Gran Paradiso[20]Valle d'Aosta, Piedmont700.00 km2 (270.27 sq mi)Gran Paradiso4,061 m (13,323 ft)1922
Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga[21]Marche, Abruzzo, Lazio1,413.31 km2 (545.68 sq mi)Corno Grande2,912 m (9,554 ft)1991
Isola di PantelleriaSicilyMontagna Grande836 m (2,743 ft)2016
Majella[22] Abruzzo 704.00 km2 (271.82 sq mi) Monte Amaro 2,793 meters (9,163 ft) 1991
Sibillini Mountains[23]Marche, Umbria697.22 km2 (269.20 sq mi)Monte Vettore2,476 m (8,123 ft)1988
Pollino[24]Basilicata, Calabria1,925.65 km2 (743.50 sq mi)Sierra Dolcedorme2,267 m (7,438 ft)1988
Sila[25]Calabria736.95 km2 (284.54 sq mi)Monte Botte Donato1,928 m (6,325 ft)1997
Stelvio[26]Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol1,307.00 km2 (504.64 sq mi)Cima Ortles3,905 m (12,812 ft)1935
Val Grande[27]Piedmont145.98 km2 (56.36 sq mi)Monte Togano2,295 m (7,530 ft)1991
Vesuvius[28]Campania72.59 km2 (28.03 sq mi)Great Cone1,281 m (4,203 ft)1991

See also



  • 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. 
  • "Italia" (in Italian). ENIT - Italian Government Tourist Board. Archived from the original on 2009-04-27. 
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