The Center, born as a support structure of Daniela Brescia Botanic Gardens in S. Eufemia a Majella (PE) and covering an area of over 4 hectares, is a multipurpose structure focusing on the ex-situ conservation of the floral heritage of the Park and the central Apennines, through cultivation in the gardens and scientific research activities; it houses the Herbarium of Majella National Park, currently preserving over 1,000 vegetable specimens coming from the protected area and from Abruzzi in general, that can be consulted by researchers and students.
The Center also deals with promotion and educational services, organizing guided visits to the garden and educational routes for schools. To support these and other activities, it is provided with a large and equipped conference hall.
It is an ideal departure point for hikes in the beech wood of Lama Bianca, equipped with accessible trails for disabled people. You can obtain more detailed information on the hiking itineraries on the spot, in the info point of the Center.