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Welcome to the highest Hostel in Europe


to the highest hostel above sea level in Europe.

Complete relaxation and pure fresh mountain air are waiting for you in one of the most breathtaking mountain resorts in Italy: Campo Imperatore.

Whether you have just arrived, or if you just got back from hiking on the breathtaking Gran Sasso’s peaks, the food court at “Lo Zio” hostel, situated in Campo Imperatore, is the perfect place to gather for refreshments and a great meal.

We are at


above sea level

We gladly invite you to browse our web site to discover all the possibilities our facility can offer to you.

Free Wi-Fi

for guests only

Bar and Restaurant
for both guests and visitors


Ski slopes 
next to the hostel

Mountain hikes

If you are planning to spend several days with us, if you would like to wake up on ski runs, or if you are willing to conquer the famous Corno Grande (the highest peak of the massive mountain range).

Se stai organizzando un'escursione, un viaggio organizzato o una semplice gita in famiglia e vuoi rifocillarti nella nostra locanda

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Si avvisa la gentile clientela che il pernotto in ostello riprenderà a Giugno 2021 e le prenotazioni dai primi giorni di Maggio. La strada per raggiungerci verrà riaperta i primi giorni di Maggio.


We inform our customers that the overnight stay in the hostel will resume in June 2021 and the bookings from the first days of May. The road to reach us will be reopened in the first days of May.