©

Province of L'Aquila trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Province of L'Aquila

Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Abruzzo  /  Province of L'Aquila
(8,000+ reviews from top 30 attractions)
Nature Historic Sites Sightseeing
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. As of 2013, it has a population of 70,967 inhabitants. Laid out within medieval walls on a hill in the wide valley of the Aterno river, it is surrounded by the Apennine Mountains, with the Gran Sasso d'Italia to the north-east.L'Aquila sits upon a hillside in the middle of a narrow valley; tall snow-capped mountains of the Gran Sasso massif flank the town. A maze of narrow streets, lined with Baroque and Renaissance buildings and churches, open onto elegant piazzas. Home to the University of L'Aquila, it is a lively college town and, as such, has many cultural institutions: a repertory theater, a symphony orchestra, a fine-arts academy, a state conservatory, a film institute. There are several ski resorts in the surrounding province: .GeographyClose to the highest of the Apennine summits, L'Aquila is positioned at an elevation of 721m in the Valley of the Aterno-Pescara, situated between four mountain peaks above 2000m.The mountains block the city off from warm humid air currents from the Mediterranean, and give rise to a climate that is cool in comparison to most of central Italy, and dry. It has been said that the city enjoys each year 11 cold months and one cool one.
Use our Italy travel itinerary maker to plan your trip to Province of L'Aquila and other destinations in Italy.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Province of L'Aquila

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities in Province of L'Aquila:
Sightseeing, historic sites, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, wildlife areas, sightseeing
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, winter sports, classes
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Province of L'Aquila

13 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Abruzzo BY A USER FROM ITALY May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Abruzzo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Italy BY A USER FROM VENEZUELA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Abruzzo BY A USER FROM RUSSIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Abruzzo BY A USER FROM POLAND May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in L'Aquila BY A USER FROM BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA May, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Italy BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans