21 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

21 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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21 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Bus:  27 h
1
Pescara
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
2
Tortoreto
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
L'Aquila
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Castel di Sangro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Vasto
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  35 h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario del Volto Santo, make a trip to Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri, and then pick up some new kitchen skills with Abruzzo With Gusto. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pescara online day trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Pescara is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Pescara hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Tortoreto.

Things to do in Pescara

Historic Sites Classes Tours

Side Trips

Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Santuario del Volto Santo, Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci, 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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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. Take a break from the city and head to Tortoreto Beach and Chalet Alex. Visit Duomo and Saint Francesco for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Tortoreto side-trips: Chiesa di Sant’Agostino (in Torre di Palme), Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri (in Atri) and Cupra Alta (in Cupra Marittima). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Grottammare Borgo Antico, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Civica di Ascoli Piceno, look for all kinds of wild species at Gole dell’Infernaccio, and make a trip to Monumento al Pescatore.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tortoreto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Pescara to Tortoreto in an hour. In September in Tortoreto, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Tortoreto

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ascoli Piceno, Fermo, San Benedetto Del Tronto, Grottammare Borgo Antico, Poderi dei Colli
Highlights from your plan
Duomo ©
Duomo
Gole dell’Infernaccio ©
Gole dell’Infernaccio
Saint Francesco ©
Saint Francesco

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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. Get some historical perspective at Castelluccio and Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II. Explore hidden gems such as Grotte di Pietrasecca and Gran Sasso d'Italia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near L'Aquila: Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia), Lago di Pilato (in Montemonaco) and Santo Stefano di Sessanio (in Santo Stefano di Sessanio). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Bernardino, steep yourself in history at Municipio Tagliacozzo, identify plant and animal life at Campo Imperatore, and make a trip to Borgo Abbandonato.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the L'Aquila itinerary tool .

Getting from Tortoreto to L'Aquila by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Castel di Sangro.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Campo Imperatore, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Eremo della Madonna d'Appari, Castelluccio, Rocca Calascio
Highlights from your plan
Gran Sasso ©
Gran Sasso
Campo Imperatore ©
Campo Imperatore
Santo Stefano di Sessanio ©
Santo Stefano di Sessanio

4
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. Get some cultural insight at Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario and Museo Internazionale delle Guerre Mondiali. Take a break from the city and head to Riserva di Montedimezzo and Rio Verde Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Castel di Sangro: Teatro Tempio Sannita (in Pietrabbondante), Gole di Fara San Martino (in Fara San Martino) and Museo Nazionale del Paleolitico (in Isernia). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta and steep yourself in history at Borgo di Agnone.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Castel di Sangro tour itinerary tool .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vasto.

Things to do in Castel di Sangro

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pietrabbondante, Rio Verde Waterfall, Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Museo Nazionale del Paleolitico, International War Museum of the World Wars
Highlights from your plan
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo ©
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo
Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario ©
Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario

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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. Popular historic sites such as Moro River Canadian War Cemetery and Cattedrale di Termoli are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Palazzo d'Avalos - Musei Civici and Museo Diocesano del Duomo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vasto: Parapendio Biposto a Montefalcone nel Sannio (in Montefalcone nel Sannio), Termoli (Castello Svevo di Termoli & Lido Panfilo) and Duomo Di Larino (in Larino). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Rossetti, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Mare Chiaro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale San Giuseppe.

Make your Vasto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Castel di Sangro to Vasto takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vasto

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Termoli, Campomarino, Larino, Parapendio Biposto a Montefalcone nel Sannio, Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Termoli ©
Cattedrale di Termoli
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
Castello Svevo di Termoli ©
Castello Svevo di Termoli

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