Bisegna Mountain Refuge
Abruzzo Mountains - Italy

The setting of the refuge provides a magical place to explore from, enjoy a sunset in summer and listen to wolves howling in the winter nights.

A remote mountain retreat

The newly renovated Bisegna refuge offers warm Italian hospitality, cuisine and a magical spot to rest in the mountains. Set high up in the mountains, resting on the saddle between Pescasseroli and Bisegna, the mountain refuge offers guests a unique setting to rest and spend the night.

This quaint mountain top cottage has a hearty main area with a wood burning stove for heating and cooking, a cozy seating area for meals and a kitchen. Two rooms offer variety; one accommodates two guests in an on suite room, with a double bed, hot water and solar electricity - ideal for explorers or a romantic couples retreat.  

The second style of accommodation is ideal for hiking groups exploring the mountains. Shared sleeping areas with bunk beds and a full bathroom with shower and toilet available.

Accessible by foot or snow shoe in winter, the amount of vehicle traffic is limited to insure the most remote experience possible.The setting of the refuge provides a magical place to explore from, enjoy a sunset in summer and listen to wolves howling in the winter nights. 

The area is home to great wildlife including bear, wolf, wild board and deer to name a few. The surroundings are communal graving lands and often free grazing horses or cattle pass by.

Highlights of Bisegna Mountain Refuge


  • Incredible views of the sunset over the valley
  • Hear the wolves howling in the evenings
  • Wildlife watching from the refuge
  • Cozy Italian atmosphere and hospitality
  • En suite with solar heated showers
  • Ideal for couples or groups (2 to 12 people)
  • Activities around the area include wolf tracking, wildlife watching, photography, hiking and snow shoeing