8 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

8 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Vasto
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Civitella Alfedena
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Campotosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Penne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
day
Vasto

Vasto ©
The Città del Vasto or Vasto is a town and comune on the Adriatic coast of the Province of Chieti in southern Abruzzo, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stroll through Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci and then cool off at Aqualand del Vasto.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vasto trip planning site.

Valletta, Malta to Vasto is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Civitella Alfedena.

Things to do in Vasto

Theme Parks Beaches Parks
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Aqualand del Vasto ©
Aqualand del Vasto

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nights
Civitella Alfedena

Civitella Alfedena ©
Civitella Alfedena is a small town and comune in the province of L'Aquila (Abruzzo, central Italy). Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Il Lago di Scanno, thenadmire the local landmark of Fontana Saracco, and then Head underground at Caves of Pastena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of La Camosciara.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Civitella Alfedena road trip planner.

You can drive from Vasto to Civitella Alfedena in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Civitella Alfedena are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Campotosto.

Things to do in Civitella Alfedena

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Scanno, Caves of Pastena
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Il Lago di Scanno ©
Il Lago di Scanno
Caves of Pastena ©
Caves of Pastena
Fontana Saracco ©
Fontana Saracco

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nights
Campotosto

Campotosto ©
Campotosto is a comune and town in the province of L'Aquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. On the 2nd (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Monte Vettore and then appreciate the views at Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Observatory of Campo Imperatore and then look for all kinds of wild species at Campo Imperatore.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Campotosto route planner.

You can drive from Civitella Alfedena to Campotosto in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Penne.

Things to do in Campotosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Assergi, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Monte Vettore
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Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Campo Imperatore ©
Campo Imperatore
Monte Vettore ©
Monte Vettore

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nights
Penne

Penne ©
Penne is an Italian town in the province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region, in mid-southern Italy. On the 4th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Rocca Calascio and then get outside with Active Abruzzo.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Penne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Campotosto to Penne takes 2.5 hours. In January in Penne, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. You will leave for home on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Penne

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rocca Calascio
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Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio