18 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

18 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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18 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Tagliacozzo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
L'Aquila
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Castel di Sangro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Vasto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Tortoreto
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Pescara
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Tagliacozzo

Tagliacozzo ©
Tagliacozzo is a town and comune in the province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, central Italy.HistoryTagliacozzo lies in an area inhabited in early historic times by the Aequi and the Marsi, although the first mentions of the town dates from the 11th century AD. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Madonna di Pietraquaria, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta, contemplate the long history of Municipio Tagliacozzo, then Head underground at Grotte di Pietrasecca, and finally pause for some photo ops at Piazza Obelisco. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riserva Naturale Monte Velino.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tagliacozzo itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Tagliacozzo is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Tagliacozzo. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Tagliacozzo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Tagliacozzo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Magliano de' Marsi, Santuario della Madonna di Pietraquaria, Grotte di Pietrasecca
Highlights from your plan
Riserva Naturale Monte Velino ©
Riserva Naturale Monte Velino

3
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. Explore hidden gems such as Gran Sasso d'Italia and Castelluccio. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di San Bernardino and Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II. Get out of town with these interesting L'Aquila side-trips: Lago Di Campotosto (in Campotosto), Lago di Pilato (in Montemonaco) and Chiesa della Santa Croce di Pescara del Tronto (in Arquata del Tronto). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio di San Pellegrino, steep yourself in history at Bominaco, make a trip to Forte Spagnolo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo della Madonna d'Appari.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the L'Aquila trip maker .

Getting from Tagliacozzo to L'Aquila by car takes about an hour. In September in L'Aquila, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Castel di Sangro.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Abruzzo, Castelluccio, Lago di Pilato, Oratorio di San Pellegrino, Lago Di Campotosto
Highlights from your plan
Oratorio di San Pellegrino ©
Oratorio di San Pellegrino
Eremo della Madonna d'Appari ©
Eremo della Madonna d'Appari
Gole di San Venanzio ©
Gole di San Venanzio

3
nights
Castel di Sangro

Castel di Sangro ©
Castel di Sangro is a city and comune of 6,461 people (as of 2013) in the Province of L'Aquila, in Abruzzo, Central Italy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario and Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo. Appreciate the collections at Museo Internazionale delle Guerre Mondiali and Pinacoteca Patiniana. Get out of town with these interesting Castel di Sangro side-trips: Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario (in Anversa degli Abruzzi), Rio Verde Waterfall (in Borrello) and Centro Storico di Scanno (in Scanno). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva di Montedimezzo and explore by horseback at Ranch Brionna.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Castel di Sangro vacation builder site .

Getting from L'Aquila to Castel di Sangro by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Castel di Sangro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vasto.

Things to do in Castel di Sangro

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario, Riserva di Montedimezzo, Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario, International War Museum of the World Wars, Rio Verde Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo ©
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo
Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario ©
Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Borgo Medievale di Termoli and Sangro River War Cemetery. Escape the urban bustle at Parapendio Biposto a Montefalcone nel Sannio and Lido Panfilo. Venture out of the city with trips to La Basilica Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte (in Lanciano), Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere (in Fossacesia) and Moro River Canadian War Cemetery (in Ortona). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Castello Svevo di Termoli, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Vasto, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Stella Maris, and make a trip to Trabocco Pesce Palombo.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vasto tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Castel di Sangro to Vasto by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tortoreto.

Things to do in Vasto

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Termoli, Sangro River War Cemetery, Parapendio Biposto a Montefalcone nel Sannio, Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere, Chiesa di Santa Maria dell'Assunta
Highlights from your plan
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere ©
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
Sangro River War Cemetery ©
Sangro River War Cemetery

3
nights
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. Get outdoors at Gole dell’Infernaccio and Tortoreto Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo and Cupra Alta. Change things up with these side-trips from Tortoreto: Duomo Santa Maria Assunta e San Berardo (in Teramo), Borgo di Montepagano (in Roseto Degli Abruzzi) and Chiesa di San Zenone (in Fermo). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Centro Storico, step into the grandiose world of Borgo Medievale di Castel Trosino, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Francesco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tortoreto Alto.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tortoreto trip planner .

You can drive from Vasto to Tortoreto in 2 hours. In September in Tortoreto, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pescara.

Things to do in Tortoreto

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ascoli Piceno, Fermo, Atri, Giadema Universal Fashion Jewellery, Gole dell’Infernaccio
Highlights from your plan
Duomo ©
Duomo
Gole dell’Infernaccio ©
Gole dell’Infernaccio
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

2
nights
Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese, don't miss a visit to Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo, then learn the tricks of the trade with Abruzzo With Gusto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pescara trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Tortoreto to Pescara in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pescara

Historic Sites Classes Tours

Side Trips

Ortona, Santuario del Volto Santo, Room Escape Games, Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri
Highlights from your plan
Abruzzo With Gusto ©
Abruzzo With Gusto
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
Santuario del Volto Santo ©
Santuario del Volto Santo

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