4 days in L'Aquila & Calascio Itinerary

4 days in L'Aquila & Calascio Itinerary

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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 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Bernardino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Il Bosso, thenadmire the local landmark of Fontana delle 99 cannelle, and then make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our L'Aquila trip maker tool.

Milan to L'Aquila is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Milan in July, you will find days in L'Aquila are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Calascio.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Convento di San Cosimato, Il Bosso, Villa d'Este
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Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este
Il Bosso ©
Il Bosso


Calascio ©
Calascio is a comune and village in the province of L'Aquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta, delve into the distant past at Rocca Calascio, thensteep yourself in history at Castelvecchio Calvisio, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Calascio.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Calascio visit planner.

Traveling by car from L'Aquila to Calascio takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calascio

Historic Sites
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Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio
Castelvecchio Calvisio ©
Castelvecchio Calvisio
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta