38 days in Province of L'Aquila Itinerary

38 days in Province of L'Aquila Itinerary

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Fly to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Drive to Tagliacozzo
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Tagliacozzo
— 6 nights
Drive
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Scanno
— 9 nights
Drive
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Pescocostanzo
— 8 nights
Drive
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L'Aquila
— 12 nights
Drive to Abruzzo Airport, Fly to Sydney

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Tagliacozzo

— 6 nights
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. Later it was a possession on the Orsini, who established a mint here. Change things up with these side-trips from Tagliacozzo: Magliano de' Marsi (Chiesa di Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta & Riserva Naturale Monte Velino), Riserva Naturale Zompo lo Schioppo (in Morino) and Grotte di Pietrasecca (in Pietrasecca). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Piazza Obelisco, take a stroll through Centro storico di Civitella Roveto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Cesidio e Rufino, and don't miss a visit to Anello della Val D'Arano.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tagliacozzo road trip site.

Sydney, Australia to Tagliacozzo is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Tagliacozzo. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Tagliacozzo hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Scanno.

Things to do in Tagliacozzo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scanno

— 9 nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Scanno side-trips: Civitella Alfedena (Centro Visita di Civitella Alfedena, La Camosciara, &more), Borgo di Castrovalva (in Anversa degli Abruzzi) and Sulmona (Fontana del Vecchio, Enoteca Evinosia, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Il Lago di Scanno, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centro Visita Daini, explore by horseback at Centro Ippico Le Foche, and delve into the distant past at Centro storico e museo all'aperto Piante, Pastori, Streghe e Briganti.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Scanno online travel planner.

You can drive from Tagliacozzo to Scanno in 1.5 hours. August in Scanno sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Pescocostanzo.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pescocostanzo

— 8 nights
Pescocostanzo is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pescocostanzo: Scontrone (Borgo di Scontrone, Centro di Documentazione Paleontologico, &more), Alfedena (Torre Ottagonale, Centro Storico di Alfedena, &more) and Barrea (Castello Monumentale, Borgo Medievale di Barrea, &more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Bosco Sant'Antonio, go for a walk through Borgo Antico, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Suffragio dei Morti, and make a trip to Borgo Medievale di Pettorano sul Gizio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pescocostanzo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Scanno to Pescocostanzo in 1.5 hours. In August in Pescocostanzo, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Pescocostanzo

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

L'Aquila

— 12 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near L'Aquila: Calascio (Rocca Calascio, Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta, &more), Torre di Roccapreturo (in Acciano) and Castello Camponeschi (in Prata d'Ansidonia). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, make a trip to Scalinata San Bernardino, Head underground at Grotte di Stiffe, and explore the striking landscape at Altopiano delle Rocche.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the L'Aquila day trip app.

Drive from Pescocostanzo to L'Aquila in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in L'Aquila can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Province of L'Aquila travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Churches · Landmarks
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. Laid out within medieval walls on a hill in the wide valley of the Aterno river, it is surrounded by the Apennine Mountains, with the Gran Sasso d'Italia to the north-east.L'Aquila sits upon a hillside in the middle of a narrow valley; tall snow-capped mountains of the Gran Sasso massif flank the town. A maze of narrow streets, lined with Baroque and Renaissance buildings and churches, open onto elegant piazzas. Home to the University of L'Aquila, it is a lively college town and, as such, has many cultural institutions: a repertory theatre, a symphony orchestra, a fine-arts academy, a state conservatory, a film institute. There are several ski resorts in the surrounding province: (Campo Imperatore, Ovindoli, Pescasseroli, Roccaraso, Scanno).GeographyClose to the highest of the Apennine summits, L'Aquila is positioned at an elevation of 721m in the Valley of the Aterno-Pescara, situated between four mountain peaks above 2000m.

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