14 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

14 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ortona
— 1 night
2
Roseto Degli Abruzzi
— 4 nights
3
L'Aquila
— 3 nights
4
Popoli
— 4 nights

1
night
Ortona

Ortona ©
Ortona is a coastal town and municipality of the Province of Chieti in the Italian region of Abruzzo, with some 23,000 inhabitants.Ortona was the site of fierce fighting between the 1st Fallschirmjäger Division and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division during the Italian campaign in World War II. On the 3rd (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Giuseppe, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Rossetti, thenstroll the grounds of Sangro River War Cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Basilica Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Tommaso Apostolo, thenvisit Borgo Medievale di Crecchio, thenadmire the sheer force of Cascata di San Giovanni, and finally examine the collection at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte.

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Athens, Greece to Ortona is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Ortona. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Athens in June, with highs in Ortona at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Roseto Degli Abruzzi.

Things to do in Ortona

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vasto, Sangro River War Cemetery, Borgo Medievale di Crecchio, La Basilica Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte, Cascata di San Giovanni
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Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte ©
Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte
Sangro River War Cemetery ©
Sangro River War Cemetery

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nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Lido Aurora and Atri. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tortoreto Beach and Bagno Oltremare. Explore Roseto Degli Abruzzi's surroundings by going to Tortoreto Alto (in Tortoreto), Borgo di Silvi Alta (in Silvi Marina) and Duomo Santa Maria Assunta e San Berardo (in Teramo). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Celommi, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, contemplate the long history of Borgo di Montepagano, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni Marini.

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Traveling by car from Ortona to Roseto Degli Abruzzi takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Roseto Degli Abruzzi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Roseto Degli Abruzzi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tortoreto, Atri, Chiesa di San Flaviano, Chiesa San Clemente Al Vomano, Borgo di Silvi Alta
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Tortoreto Beach ©
Tortoreto Beach
Atri ©
Atri
Lido Aurora ©
Lido Aurora

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L'Aquila

L'Aquila ©
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. Take a break from the city and head to Grotte di Pietrasecca and Piani di Pezza. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA and Parco del Castello. You'll find plenty of places to visit near L'Aquila: Tagliacozzo (Municipio Tagliacozzo & Monastero dei Santi Cosma e Damiano), Oratorio di San Pellegrino (in Bominaco) and Chiesa di Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta (in Magliano de' Marsi). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II, steep yourself in history at Bominaco, explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheatre of Amiternum, and don't miss a visit to Eremo della Madonna d'Appari.

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Traveling by car from Roseto Degli Abruzzi to L'Aquila takes 1.5 hours. In June in L'Aquila, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Popoli.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tagliacozzo, Piani di Pezza, Oratorio di San Pellegrino, Chiesa di Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta, Grotte di Pietrasecca
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA ©
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA
Grotte di Pietrasecca ©
Grotte di Pietrasecca
Eremo della Madonna d'Appari ©
Eremo della Madonna d'Appari

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nights
Popoli

Popoli ©
Popoli is a comune and town in the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy.HistoryThough the site has not revealed significant Roman presence it appears in a ninth-century document as borgo di Pagus Fabianus. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Abbey of Saint Clemente and Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Riserva Naturale Regionale "Sorgenti del Pescara" and Centro Visita del Lupo. Explore Popoli's surroundings by going to Centro Storico di Castel Del Monte (in Castel del Monte), Riserva Naturale Zompo lo Schioppo (in Morino) and Castello Piccolomini di Capestrano (in Capestrano). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castello De Sanctis, explore the stunning scenery at Gole di San Venanzio, and make a trip to Eremo Di Santo Spirito a Majella.

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Getting from L'Aquila to Popoli by car takes about an hour. In June in Popoli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Popoli

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta, Centro Storico di Castel Del Monte, Castello De Sanctis, Riserva Naturale Zompo lo Schioppo, Eremo Di Santo Spirito a Majella
Highlights from your plan
Centro Visita del Lupo ©
Centro Visita del Lupo
Abbey of Saint Clemente ©
Abbey of Saint Clemente
Riserva Naturale Zompo lo Schioppo ©
Riserva Naturale Zompo lo Schioppo