5 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

5 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

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5 days in Abruzzo Itinerary

Start: Rome
bus:  1​h 30​min
1
L'Aquila
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pescara
— 3 nights
End: Rome

1
night
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 14th (Wed): get great views at Santo Stefano di Sessanio and then delve into the distant past at Rocca Calascio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Campo Imperatore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, then ponder the design of Fontana delle 99 cannelle, and finally Head underground at Grotte di Stiffe.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our L'Aquila trip app .

Rome to L'Aquila is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pescara.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

3
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: Vasto (Loggia Amblingh & Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci), Il Lago di Scanno (in Scanno) and Il Bosso (in Capestrano). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte del Mare, learn about all things military at Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto, don't miss a visit to Tortoreto Lido, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Pescara vacation site .

Traveling by car from L'Aquila to Pescara takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from L'Aquila in August, you will find days in Pescara are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Pescara

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vasto, Civitella del Tronto, Il Bosso, Il Lago di Scanno, Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere
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Il Bosso ©
Il Bosso
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare
Il Lago di Scanno ©
Il Lago di Scanno

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