12 days in Province of L'Aquila Itinerary

12 days in Province of L'Aquila Itinerary

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Fly to Pescara International Airport, Drive to Scanno
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Scanno
— 4 nights
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L'Aquila
— 5 nights
Drive to Pescara International Airport, Fly to Perth International Airport

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Scanno

— 4 nights
Scanno is a town and comune in the province of L'Aquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy.GeographyThere are alleys and narrow streets. Family-friendly places like Il Lago di Scanno and Parco nazionale d'Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Scanno: Civitella Alfedena (La Camosciara & Civitella Alfedena), Lago di Barrea (in Barrea) and La Casa degli Appennini (in Scontrone). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Visita Daini, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Scanno, admire the verdant scenery at Val Fondillo, and don't miss a visit to Eremo di San Domenico.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Scanno attractions planning app.

Perth, Australia to Scanno is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Perth in July, expect nights in Scanno to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

L'Aquila

— 5 nights
L'Aquila is a city and comune in Southern Italy, both the capital city of the Abruzzo region and of the Province of L'Aquila., it has a population of 70,967 inhabitants. Get out of town with these interesting L'Aquila side-trips: Calascio (Rocca Calascio & Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta), Santo Stefano di Sessanio (in Santo Stefano di Sessanio) and Il Bosso (in Capestrano). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Bernardino, identify plant and animal life at Campo Imperatore, and go for a walk through Corso Ovidio.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our L'Aquila trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Scanno to L'Aquila by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Province of L'Aquila travel guide

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L'Aquila is a city and comune in Southern Italy, both the capital city of the Abruzzo region and of the Province of L'Aquila., it has a population of 70,967 inhabitants. Laid out within medieval walls on a hill in the wide valley of the Aterno river, it is surrounded by the Apennine Mountains, with the Gran Sasso d'Italia to the north-east.L'Aquila sits upon a hillside in the middle of a narrow valley; tall snow-capped mountains of the Gran Sasso massif flank the town. A maze of narrow streets, lined with Baroque and Renaissance buildings and churches, open onto elegant piazzas. Home to the University of L'Aquila, it is a lively college town and, as such, has many cultural institutions: a repertory theatre, a symphony orchestra, a fine-arts academy, a state conservatory, a film institute. There are several ski resorts in the surrounding province: (Campo Imperatore, Ovindoli, Pescasseroli, Roccaraso, Scanno).GeographyClose to the highest of the Apennine summits, L'Aquila is positioned at an elevation of 721m in the Valley of the Aterno-Pescara, situated between four mountain peaks above 2000m.

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