celestino-south Renouncing the world, Pope Celestine’s Mountains, South Majella and Morrone Module
In 2015, a new itinerary was added to the Journey on Horseback through Pope Celestine’s Mountains! From the ´Madonna dell´Altare hermitage in the south Majella mountains where Pietro Angelerio decided to become a hermit, to the mountains which changed his name to Pietro del Morrone
The hermitages in this module will be the Madonna dell´Altare where we will stay for two nights, the church of San Leonardo, the hermitage of San Pietro, Badia Celestiniana (Sulmona) and Sant’Onofrio al Morrone

Where: Parco Equituristico Majella Morrone, Sant’Eufemia a Maiella, Abruzzo
When: from May to October
Duration: 7 days 6 nights
Riding activities: Journey on Horseback of historical, religious and natural interest, integrated before, during or after with visits to some of the Majella’s hermitages along the itinerary with experts in the sector
Tack: English trekking (for the mounts we provide)
Pace: walk (trot and gallop only following the guide’s instructions after careful assessment of the group and with no compromises made to the safety of the horses and riders)
Horses: fit, well trained Haflingers (for the mounts we provide)
Riding ability: expert fit riders, with a minimum of FISE / FITETREC / ENGEA or higher
Optional activities: visits to interesting sites
Prices: €950 per rider with our horse or rider/horse including:
– Mount, Guide
– Accommodation in single, double or triple room with ensuite bathroom
– Tastings and dinners with typical products and dishes from the rural culture of Abruzzo
– Night accommodation for horses, hay, feed
Optional services: Transfer from/to Abruzzo Airport and Pescara Railway Station