Matese Park lies at the crossroads of the main ways of
communication of central-southern Italy. The area is served by roads,
railway lines, and bus lines; it is therefore easily accessible both by
car and public means of transport.
- If you take the highway (A1) and
you come from the north, take the exit Caianello, take SP 372
"Telesina" (freeway Caianello-Benevento), then take the exit
Dragoni/Piedimonte Matese. If you come from the south, take the exit
Caserta Nord. Go ahead by following the indications to
- From Campania
can reach Gallo Matese by taking the road SP89 from Fontegreca. You can
get to the central section of the massif by taking the busy road
SS158dir crossing Piedimonte Matese, Castello del Matese, and San
Gregorio Matese. You can reach the south-western area, Mt. Mutria and
Bocca della Selva by taking the SP89 crossing Cerreto Sannita, running
along Cusano Mutri and Pietraroja.
- From Molise
can get to the north-western section of Matese by crossing Monteroduni
town center and following the road SP75 up to Gallo Matese passing by
Vallelunga. Campitello Matese is easily accessible by taking the road
SP106 from San Massimo, at the northern slopes of the massif. You can
reach the north-eastern section by taking the road SS158dir passing by
Guardiaregia, up to Sella del Perrone: once you get there, go ahead
following the different directions.
You can also get to Matese by
taking the road SP94 climbing from Sepino to Passo S. Crocella and to
the southern slopes of Mt. Mutria. Go ahead towards Sella del Perrone.
You will reach the innermost section of the massif or go down towards
the towns of the area of Benevento.
The area is easily accessible by train, above all from Campania. The
Alifana Railway Line connects Piedimonte Matese with Naples and several
towns of the Volturno valley and Terra di Lavoro with several daily
trips. Although the coaches are usually old and slow, the trips are
rather frequent. The journey from Naples to Piedimonte Matese lasts
about two hours. The most frequent bus runs are carried out by Ferrazza
bus line of Piedimonte Matese, by CPTC and CPTC, connecting Matese with
the main towns of Campania and Molise.
Matese Park is about 45 km far from Capodichino Airport (Naples).
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