21 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

21 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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21 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  35 h
1
L'Aquila
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Scanno
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Montesilvano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Vasto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Tortoreto
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  34 h
End: Melbourne

8
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Borgo Abbandonato and Basilica di Santa Rita. Family-friendly places like Wild Foods Italy and Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga will thrill your kids. Explore L'Aquila's surroundings by going to La Chiesa di S. Francesco (in Trevi), Campo Imperatore (in Assergi) and La Bottega Di Teresa (in Spello). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, take a stroll through Santo Stefano di Sessanio, delve into the distant past at Rieti's Underground, and take in the views from The Tower's Bridge.

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Melbourne, Australia to L'Aquila is an approximately 35-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to L'Aquila is minus 9 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in L'Aquila hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Scanno.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Spoleto, Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Subiaco, Assergi, La Chiesa di S. Francesco
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Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio

1
day
Scanno

Scanno ©
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Scanno, then look for gifts at Il Gioiello del Tombolo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Visita Daini, and finally explore the activities along Il Lago di Scanno.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Scanno trip planner .

Traveling by car from L'Aquila to Scanno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Scanno are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Montesilvano.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Il Lago di Scanno ©
Il Lago di Scanno
Il Gioiello del Tombolo ©
Il Gioiello del Tombolo

3
nights
Montesilvano

Montesilvano ©
Montesilvano is a town and comune of the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Outlet Citta Sant'angelo and Tennis Bar Gelateria sas di Cermignani Gabriella & C.. Kids will appreciate attractions like Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento and Lungomare di Montesilvano. Change things up with these side-trips from Montesilvano: Parco Avventura Majella (in Guardiagrele), Castello Aragonese (in Ortona) and Il Bosso (in Bussi sul Tirino). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Torre del Cerrano, snap pictures at Ponte Flaiano, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Etnografico Marcello M. de Giovanni.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Montesilvano road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Scanno to Montesilvano in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vasto.

Things to do in Montesilvano

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pescara, Outlet Citta Sant'angelo, Parco Avventura Majella, Il Bosso, Area Marina Protetta Torre del Cerrano
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Area Marina Protetta Torre del Cerrano ©
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Outlet Citta Sant'angelo ©
Outlet Citta Sant'angelo

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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere, take a stroll through Borgo Medievale di Termoli, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Svevo di Termoli, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Termoli, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Vasto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Castello Medievale di Roccascalegna, then make a splash at Aqualand del Vasto, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Maggiore.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vasto trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Montesilvano to Vasto in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tortoreto.

Things to do in Vasto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Termoli, Chiesa di S. Maria Maggiore, Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere, Castello Medievale di Roccascalegna
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Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere ©
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere
Cattedrale di Termoli ©
Cattedrale di Termoli
Castello Medievale di Roccascalegna ©
Castello Medievale di Roccascalegna

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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Cattedrale di Sant'Emidio. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Tortoreto Beach and then make a splash at Acquapark Onda Blu.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tortoreto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vasto to Tortoreto takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Tortoreto are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tortoreto

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Giulianova, Cattedrale di Sant'Emidio
Highlights from your plan
Lido Cesare ©
Lido Cesare
Cattedrale di Sant'Emidio ©
Cattedrale di Sant'Emidio
Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore ©