Mountains, sea and countryside all within easy distance. Abruzzo, region of central Italy overlooking the Adriatic sea, has forests, lakes, streams, snowy peaks and at a stone’s throw, golden beaches and clean sea water. And you’ll feel reinvigorated among the luscious green, in the vast natural parks, beautiful protected oases where bears, wolves, goat and antelopes roam free. For ski enthusiasts, the peaksof the Gran Sasso and of Majella are a true paradise: broad slopes at over 2,000 metres, extra modern and efficient facilities, huge uncontaminated landscapes. And if you like trekking or wish to go on unforgettable excursions, there are plenty of fascinating routes to explore still immersed in unspoilt nature.
Everywhere the legacy of a fascinating pastRomanic churches and sanctuaries. Necropoli, castles and medieval borgos. Hermitages carved into the rocks where monks and ascetics once dwelled. And then monuments, churches, museums where you can admire magnificent works of Italian art.
Everywhere the fine taste of tradition and genuine flavours. For the tourist who likes to get around, Abruzzo is a fascinating and variegated kaleidoscope, made up of village fairs and ever colourful festivals. A holiday in Abruzzo also includes good food and exciting flavours, don’t forget that is the land of Italian Pasta, Montepulciano Wine and very tasty olive-oil.