8 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

8 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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8 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  15 h
1
Pescara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Scanno
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
L'Aquila
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Get in touch with nature at Centro Visita del Lupo and Gole di Fara San Martino. Popular historic sites such as Abbey of Saint Clemente and Moro River Canadian War Cemetery are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica di San Tommaso Apostolo (in Ortona), Sangro River War Cemetery (in Torino di Sangro) and Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone (in Sulmona). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cattedrale Basilica S. Maria Assunta di Atri, learn about winemaking at Cantine Bosco Nestore, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario del Volto Santo.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pescara tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Pescara is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Pescara due to the time zone difference. May in Pescara sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Scanno.

Things to do in Pescara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ortona, Atri, Abbazia di San Liberatore a Majella, Borgo di Montepagano, Eremo di Sant'Onofrio al Morrone
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Centro Visita del Lupo ©
Centro Visita del Lupo
Abbey of Saint Clemente ©
Abbey of Saint Clemente
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery ©
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Il Lago di Scanno, contemplate the waterfront views at San Domenico Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario, then look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Visita Daini, and finally get outside with Rifugio Passo Godi.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Scanno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pescara to Scanno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. May in Scanno sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

San Domenico Lake, Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario
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Rifugio Passo Godi ©
Rifugio Passo Godi
San Domenico Lake ©
San Domenico Lake
Il Lago di Scanno ©
Il Lago di Scanno

3
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. On the 20th (Thu), visit Santo Stefano di Sessanio, explore the ancient world of Rocca Calascio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio di San Pellegrino, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di Santa Maria Assunta. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico L'Aquila, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gran Sasso, then stop by Caseificio Campo Felice, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Stiffe.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the L'Aquila tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Scanno to L'Aquila takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. May in L'Aquila sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bominaco, Calascio, Gran Sasso, Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Grotte di Stiffe
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Santo Stefano di Sessanio ©
Santo Stefano di Sessanio
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA ©
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA
Gran Sasso ©
Gran Sasso

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