7 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

7 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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7 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Rome
Bus:  1 h 30 min
1
L'Aquila
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Pescara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pescocostanzo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Scanno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Rome

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Campo Imperatore, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Bernardino, then make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, and finally ponder the design of Fontana delle 99 cannelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Santa Maria ad Cryptas, Head underground at Grotte di Stiffe, and then take a stroll through Santo Stefano di Sessanio.

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Rome to L'Aquila is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. January in L'Aquila sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pescara.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Grotte di Stiffe, Campo Imperatore, Santo Stefano di Sessanio
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Fontana delle 99 cannelle ©
Fontana delle 99 cannelle
Santa Maria ad Cryptas ©
Santa Maria ad Cryptas

2
nights
Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Loggia Amblingh, then enjoy the sand and surf at Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci, then examine the collection at Museo Casa Natale di Gabriele d'Annunzio, and finally snap pictures at Ponte del Mare. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Cantine Maligni, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and then take in the waterfront at Lungomare.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pescara trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from L'Aquila to Pescara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pescocostanzo.

Things to do in Pescara

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vasto, Chieti
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare
Cantine Maligni ©
Cantine Maligni

1
night
Pescocostanzo

Pescocostanzo ©
Pescocostanzo is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. On the 31st (Fri), gear up at Scuola Sci & snowboard Pescocostanzo 3000, get in on the family fun at Coppo dell'Orso, then fly down the slopes at SkiPass Alto Sangro, then contemplate the long history of Santa Maria del Colle, and finally stop by L'Oggetto.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pescocostanzo online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Pescara to Pescocostanzo takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Pescocostanzo can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Scanno.

Things to do in Pescocostanzo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Roccaraso
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Coppo dell'Orso ©
Coppo dell'Orso
Santa Maria del Colle ©
Santa Maria del Colle
L'Oggetto ©
L'Oggetto

2
nights
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. On the 1st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santa Maria Della Tomba, make a trip to Centro Storico di Sulmona, then stop by Enoteca Evinosia, then get to know the fascinating history of Comune di Pacentro, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Cantelmo. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Centro Visita Daini, then contemplate the waterfront views at Il Lago di Scanno, then don't miss a visit to Eremo di San Domenico, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at San Domenico Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Scanno road trip planning app .

Getting from Pescocostanzo to Scanno by car takes about 1.5 hours. January in Scanno sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sulmona, Villalago, Comune di Pacentro, Castello Cantelmo
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Il Lago di Scanno ©
Il Lago di Scanno
San Domenico Lake ©
San Domenico Lake
Eremo di San Domenico ©
Eremo di San Domenico

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