13 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

13 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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13 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Civitella del Tronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
L'Aquila
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Scanno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pescara
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Civitella del Tronto

Civitella del Tronto ©
Civitella del Tronto is a town and comune in the province of Teramo, within the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): make a splash at Acquapark Onda Blu, don't miss a visit to La Ruetta, and then browse the exhibits of Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around La Pineta, don't miss a visit to Tortoreto Lido, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Tortoreto Alto.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Civitella del Tronto trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Civitella del Tronto is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Civitella del Tronto

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tortoreto, Santuario della Madonna dello Splendore, La Pineta
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La Pineta ©
La Pineta
La Ruetta ©
La Ruetta

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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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the local landmark of Fontana delle 99 cannelle, make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, Head underground at Grotte di Stiffe, then make a trip to Castello Camponeschi, and finally explore the ancient world of Rocca Calascio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Campo Imperatore and then take a stroll through Santo Stefano di Sessanio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the L'Aquila online visit planner .

You can drive from Civitella del Tronto to L'Aquila in 1.5 hours. May in L'Aquila sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Scanno.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castello Camponeschi, Campo Imperatore, Grotte di Stiffe, Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Rocca Calascio
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Rocca Calascio ©
Rocca Calascio
Fontana delle 99 cannelle ©
Fontana delle 99 cannelle

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Scanno: Civitella Alfedena (Civitella Alfedena, La Camosciara, & more), Centro Storico di Sulmona (in Sulmona) and Lago di Barrea (in Barrea). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Il Lago di Scanno, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Scanno, and look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Visita Daini.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Scanno sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from L'Aquila to Scanno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pescara.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Civitella Alfedena, Centro Storico di Sulmona, Lago di Barrea, San Domenico Lake
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Il Lago di Scanno ©
Il Lago di Scanno
San Domenico Lake ©
San Domenico Lake
Lago di Barrea ©
Lago di Barrea

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nights
Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Pescara side-trips: Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere (in Fossacesia), Vasto (Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci, Loggia Amblingh, & more) and Il Bosso (in Capestrano). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Ponte del Mare, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento, step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese, and kick back and relax at Lungomare di Montesilvano.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Pescara route maker tool .

Drive from Scanno to Pescara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Pescara are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pescara

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vasto, Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento, Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere, Il Bosso, Castello Aragonese
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Il Bosso ©
Il Bosso
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere ©
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere