7 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

7 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  21 h
1
Atri
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
L'Aquila
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Sulmona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Ortona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h
End: San Francisco

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Atri

Atri ©
Atri is a comune in the Province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Atri and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Atri road trip planning app.

San Francisco, USA to Atri is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Atri due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in April since evenings lows in Atri dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Atri

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Atri
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Atri ©
Atri

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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 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA, explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheatre of Amiternum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II, then step into the grandiose world of Parco del Castello, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio di San Pellegrino.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read L'Aquila trip planner.

Drive from Atri to L'Aquila in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in L'Aquila are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Sulmona.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Oratorio di San Pellegrino
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National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA ©
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA
Oratorio di San Pellegrino ©
Oratorio di San Pellegrino
Roman Amphitheatre of Amiternum ©
Roman Amphitheatre of Amiternum

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Sulmona

Sulmona ©
Sulmona is a city and comune of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy. On the 12th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Centro Visita del Lupo, then get outside with Riserva Naturale Regionale "Sorgenti del Pescara", and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Gole di San Venanzio, then step into the grandiose world of Castello De Sanctis, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte del Cavallone.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sulmona road trip planner.

Getting from L'Aquila to Sulmona by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ortona.

Things to do in Sulmona

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Popoli, Gole di San Venanzio, Grotte del Cavallone, Castello De Sanctis
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Centro Visita del Lupo ©
Centro Visita del Lupo
Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone ©
Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone

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Ortona

Ortona ©
Ortona is a coastal town and municipality of the Province of Chieti in the Italian region of Abruzzo, with some 23,000 inhabitants.Ortona was the site of fierce fighting between the 1st Fallschirmjäger Division and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division during the Italian campaign in World War II. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, then stroll the grounds of Sangro River War Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at La Basilica Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ortona trip planner.

You can drive from Sulmona to Ortona in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Ortona can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ortona

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, Sangro River War Cemetery, La Basilica Cattedrale della Madonna del Ponte
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Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte ©
Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte
Sangro River War Cemetery ©
Sangro River War Cemetery

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