11 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

11 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Roseto Degli Abruzzi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Vasto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sulmona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Caporciano
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
night
Roseto Degli Abruzzi

Roseto Degli Abruzzi ©
Roseto degli Abruzzi, more commonly Roseto, is a town and comune of the province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Flaviano, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Tortoreto Beach, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo Santa Maria Assunta e San Berardo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Silvestro Papa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno Oltremare, thenhead outdoors with Lido Aurora, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Roseto Degli Abruzzi tour itinerary site.

Valletta, Malta to Roseto Degli Abruzzi is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Valletta in December: high temperatures in Roseto Degli Abruzzi hover around 15°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Vasto.

Things to do in Roseto Degli Abruzzi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Flaviano, Tortoreto Beach, Chiesa di San Silvestro Papa, Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri, Duomo Santa Maria Assunta e San Berardo
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Bagno Oltremare ©
Bagno Oltremare
Tortoreto Beach ©
Tortoreto Beach
Chiesa di San Flaviano ©
Chiesa di San Flaviano

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Vasto

Vasto ©
The Città del Vasto or Vasto is a town and comune on the Adriatic coast of the Province of Chieti in southern Abruzzo, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Giuseppe, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Vasto, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Vasto Marina, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Rossetti. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Sangro River War Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Basilica Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte, step into the grandiose world of Castello Ducale di Crecchio, thenstroll the grounds of Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Tommaso Apostolo.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vasto trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Roseto Degli Abruzzi to Vasto in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sulmona.

Things to do in Vasto

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ortona, Castello Ducale di Crecchio, La Basilica Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte, Sangro River War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Rossetti ©
Piazza Rossetti
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
Sangro River War Cemetery ©
Sangro River War Cemetery

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nights
Sulmona

Sulmona ©
Sulmona is a city and comune of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy. Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone and Santuario del Volto Santo will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario and Castello di Semivicoli. Explore Sulmona's surroundings by going to Centro Visita del Lupo (in Popoli) and Abbazia di San Liberatore a Majella (in Serramonacesca). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maiella.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sulmona vacation tool.

You can drive from Vasto to Sulmona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Caporciano.

Things to do in Sulmona

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santuario del Volto Santo, Centro Visita del Lupo, Castello di Semivicoli, Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario, Abbazia di San Liberatore a Majella
Highlights from your plan
Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone ©
Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone
Santuario del Volto Santo ©
Santuario del Volto Santo
Centro Visita del Lupo ©
Centro Visita del Lupo

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nights
Caporciano

Caporciano ©
Caporciano is a town and comune in the province of L'Aquila, in the region of Abruzzo, southern Italy.It is located about 20 minutes by car from L'Aquila, the capital of Abruzzo, in the plateau of Navelli. Get a sense of the local culture at Abbey of Saint Clemente and Bominaco. Popular historic sites such as Chiesa di Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta and Santo Stefano di Sessanio are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Campo Imperatore (in Assergi) and Castello Piccolomini di Capestrano (in Capestrano). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Rocca Calascio.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Caporciano trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sulmona to Caporciano takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Caporciano

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Campo Imperatore, Bominaco, Rocca Calascio, Castello Piccolomini di Capestrano, Chiesa di Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta
Highlights from your plan
Abbey of Saint Clemente ©
Abbey of Saint Clemente
Chiesa di Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta ©
Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio