9 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

9 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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9 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Train:  15 h 45 min
1
Pescara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Scanno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
San Demetrio ne' Vestini
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Pescara: Rocca Calascio (in Calascio), Vasto (Loggia Amblingh, Aqualand del Vasto, &more) and Tortoreto (Tortoreto Lido & Acquapark Onda Blu). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Ponte del Mare, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine, and identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Torre del Cerrano.

Before you visit Pescara, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Chicago, USA to Pescara is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Pescara. In May, daytime highs in Pescara are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Scanno.

Things to do in Pescara

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vasto, Tortoreto, Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine, Rocca Calascio, Area Marina Protetta Torre del Cerrano
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Aqualand del Vasto ©
Aqualand del Vasto
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare

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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Barrea and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at La Camosciara. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Centro Visita Daini, then explore the activities along Il Lago di Scanno, then explore the activities along San Domenico Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Scanno online trip maker.

Drive from Pescara to Scanno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Demetrio ne' Vestini.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

San Domenico Lake, Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario, La Camosciara, Lago di Barrea
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Il Lago di Scanno ©
Il Lago di Scanno
San Domenico Lake ©
San Domenico Lake
Lago di Barrea ©
Lago di Barrea

3
nights
San Demetrio ne' Vestini

San Demetrio ne' Vestini ©
San Demetrio ne'Vestini is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of ItalyIn the 18th century, was ruled by the Arcamone family. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Bominaco, then ponder the design of Fonte Trecentesca, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Stiffe, and finally explore the activities along Lago Sinizzo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Gran Sasso, identify plant and animal life at Campo Imperatore, and then get outside with Il Bosso.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Demetrio ne' Vestini travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Scanno to San Demetrio ne' Vestini in 2 hours. In June in San Demetrio ne' Vestini, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Demetrio ne' Vestini

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Abruzzo, Fonte Trecentesca, Il Bosso, Campo Imperatore
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Grotte di Stiffe ©
Grotte di Stiffe
Il Bosso ©
Il Bosso
Gran Sasso ©
Gran Sasso

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