8 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

8 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
1
Santo Stefano di Sessanio
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Alba Adriatica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Vasto
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
4
Pescara
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Brussels

1
day
Santo Stefano di Sessanio

Santo Stefano di Sessanio ©
Santo Stefano di Sessanio is a comune and hill town in the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Porta Medicea, then get great views at Santo Stefano di Sessanio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta, and finally delve into the distant past at Rocca Calascio.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Santo Stefano di Sessanio trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Santo Stefano di Sessanio is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Alba Adriatica.

Things to do in Santo Stefano di Sessanio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calascio
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Santo Stefano di Sessanio ©
Santo Stefano di Sessanio
Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta

3
nights
Alba Adriatica

Alba Adriatica ©
Alba Adriatica is a town and comune with 12,386 residents (2014) in the province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of central eastern Italy.It is known as one of the "seven sisters" of the northern Abruzzo coast, i.e. Take a break from the city and head to Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia and Tortoreto Beach. Visit Tortoreto Alto and Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alba Adriatica: Chiesa di Santa Maria della Rocca (in Offida), Ascoli Piceno (Saint Francesco, Piazza del Popolo, &more) and San Benedetto Del Tronto (Abbazia San Benedetto Martire & Lungomare San Benedetto del Tronto). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Grottammare Borgo Antico, make a trip to Scultura Viva, and admire the landmark architecture of Teatro dell'Arancio.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alba Adriatica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santo Stefano di Sessanio to Alba Adriatica takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Alba Adriatica can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Vasto.

Things to do in Alba Adriatica

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ascoli Piceno, San Benedetto Del Tronto, Tortoreto, Grottammare, Chiesa di Santa Maria della Rocca
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Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Chiesa di  Santa Maria della Rocca ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Rocca
Cattedrale di Sant'Emidio ©
Cattedrale di Sant'Emidio

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Sangro River War Cemetery, then kick back and relax at Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Vasto, and finally get great views at Loggia Amblingh.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vasto online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Alba Adriatica to Vasto in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Pescara.

Things to do in Vasto

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sangro River War Cemetery
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Sangro River War Cemetery ©
Sangro River War Cemetery

2
nights
Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. On the 23rd (Thu), head outdoors with Il Bosso and then learn the tricks of the trade with Abruzzo With Gusto.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pescara trip app.

Take a train from Vasto to Pescara in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Pescara, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Pescara

Tours Outdoors Classes

Side Trip

Il Bosso
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Abruzzo With Gusto ©
Abruzzo With Gusto
Il Bosso ©
Il Bosso
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare

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