How to visit the Observatory of Campo Imperatore

Each year the Observatory of Campo Imperatore is reached by thousands of visitors. To participate to our initiatives for public it is required no previous specific preparation and each one, from children to graduate students, could satisfy his curiosity. Visits Manifest

The guided visits to the observatory are open to singles and groups up to a maximum of 25 persons per round. To know availability or to make a reservation contact Centro Turistico Gran Sasso using e-mail, or by phone at the numbers +39-0862-606847 and +39-0862-400007 or visit one of the information points located at Fonte Cerreto or at Campo Imperatore.

The program offers three different visit types in accordance with the scientific activities underway:

Visitor should know that, due to meteo conditions, the Observatory could not guarantee the observations included in the visit program. Depending on the personnel making the visit, the activity with the external telescopes could be cancelled to guarantee visitors and instrumentation safety.

The access to the Observatory and the movements inside could be difficult or even impossible to handicapped due to stairs.

The best period to visit the Observatory is around summer (from May to October). In any case a proper dressing is required: keep in mind that low temperatures and strong wind could occur even in summer in Campo Imperatore.

Centro Turistico Gran Sasso
Fonte Cerreto - ASSERGI (AQ) - ITALY
Tel: +39 333 2338121