15 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

15 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Tortoreto
— 1 night
2
L'Aquila
— 2 nights
3
Sulmona
— 2 nights
4
Vasto
— 3 nights
5
Montesilvano
— 5 nights

1
night
Tortoreto

Tortoreto ©
Tortoreto is a coastal town and comune of the province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of Italy.It has two distinct parts. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto, shop like a local with Frantoio Montecchia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore, and finally make a trip to Tortoreto Lido. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): make a splash at Acquapark Onda Blu and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tortoreto Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tortoreto trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Tortoreto is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Tortoreto. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect Tortoreto to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Tortoreto

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Frantoio Montecchia, Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto, Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore
Highlights from your plan
Tortoreto Beach ©
Tortoreto Beach
Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore ©
Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore
Frantoio Montecchia ©
Frantoio Montecchia

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nights
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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the local landmark of Fontana delle 99 cannelle, take some stellar pictures from Santo Stefano di Sessanio, and then explore the ancient world of Rocca Calascio. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Bernardino, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Stiffe, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, and finally look for gifts at Caseificio Campo Felice.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the L'Aquila holiday app.

You can drive from Tortoreto to L'Aquila in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sulmona.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Caseificio Campo Felice, Grotte di Stiffe, Rocca Calascio
Highlights from your plan
Santo Stefano di Sessanio ©
Santo Stefano di Sessanio
Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio

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nights
Sulmona

Sulmona ©
Sulmona is a city and comune of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get outside with Il Bosso, contemplate the waterfront views at Il Lago di Scanno, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Cantelmo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Caseificio F.lli Del Mastro, see the interesting displays at Abbey of Saint Clemente, step into the grandiose world of Castello Piccolomini di Celano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Comune di Pacentro, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Sulmona.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sulmona vacation builder website.

You can drive from L'Aquila to Sulmona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Sulmona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vasto.

Things to do in Sulmona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Il Lago di Scanno, Castello Cantelmo, Abbey of Saint Clemente, Comune di Pacentro, Il Bosso
Highlights from your plan
Castello Piccolomini di Celano ©
Castello Piccolomini di Celano
Castello Cantelmo ©
Castello Cantelmo
Abbey of Saint Clemente ©
Abbey of Saint Clemente

3
nights
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. Centro Storico di Vasto and Moro River Canadian War Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vasto: Rio Verde Tartufi (in Borrello), Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere (in Fossacesia) and Roccascalegna (Castello Medievale di Roccascalegna & Chiesa dei Santi Cosma e Damiano). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci, cool off at Aqualand del Vasto, stroll the grounds of Sangro River War Cemetery, and get to know the fascinating history of Quartiere Lancianovecchia.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vasto online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sulmona to Vasto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Montesilvano.

Things to do in Vasto

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lanciano, Roccascalegna, Sangro River War Cemetery, Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Rio Verde Tartufi
Highlights from your plan
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere ©
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere
Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico ©
Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

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nights
Montesilvano

Montesilvano ©
Montesilvano is a town and comune of the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Do your shopping at Universo Commerciale and Centro Commerciale Pescara Nord. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lido Sabbia d'Oro Bau Beach and Lungomare di Montesilvano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montesilvano: Castello Marcantonio (in Cepagatti), Ortona (Istituto Nazionale Tostiano - Istituto Culturale di Rilevanza Nazionale & Castello Aragonese) and Centro Commerciale Megalo (in Chieti). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Museo Palazzo de' Mayo, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario del Volto Santo, kick back and relax at Pineta Dannunziana, and get some fabulous bargains at Outlet Citta Sant'angelo.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Montesilvano trip planner.

Getting from Vasto to Montesilvano by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Montesilvano are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montesilvano

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pescara, Ortona, Citta Sant'Angelo, Chieti, Santuario del Volto Santo
Highlights from your plan
Outlet Citta Sant'angelo ©
Outlet Citta Sant'angelo
Santuario del Volto Santo ©
Santuario del Volto Santo
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese