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Why Famous
  • There is the Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso, the Parco Nazionale della Majella and the Parco Regionale Sirente Velino.
  • The first inhabitants we know of in what is now Abruzzo were the Picenians.
Facts Destination
  • Abruzzo is a region in Italy, its western border lying less than 50 miles due east of Rome.
  • Abruzzo borders the region of Marche to the north, Lazio to the west and south-west, Molise to the south-east, and the Adriatic Sea to the east.
  • Abruzzo Citeriore is present day Chieti province.
  • In the Gran Sasso it has the highest mountain of the Apennine range.
Area Info
  • The region is situated at the centre of the Italian peninsula facing the Adriatic, which it follows along 150 km of beaches and rocks.
  • Total area of 10,794 km2 (4,168 sq mi).
  • Bordered on the east by the Adriatic and on the west by the Apennines, it is one of the most mountainous regions in Italy.
Why Visit
  • The pink and white marble Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio with its Holy Door and Gothic interior.
  • On the eastern slopes of the Gran Sasso, Loreto Aprutino, is a pretty hilltown.
  • Scanno has two charming churches, S.Maria della Valle and S.Maria di Costantinopoli as well as a lake, ideal for picnics.
  • Thick forests of chestnut, beech and oak, and a natural population of wolves, chamois, wild cats and golden eagles.
Best Time
  • Late April to mid May is the best time to visit
How to reach
  • There are good air and road communications, and you are within easy reach of the motorway network.
  • The A14 coastal motorway puts the coastal towns of Pescara, Ortona and Roseto degli Abruzzi within a few hours\' drive of Puglia to the south and Bologna to the north.
  • The A14 intersects with the A24 and A25, which cross the country and meet the A1 north-south motorway, which in turn runs up the west of the region and just east of Rome.
  • The A1 will take you south to Naples or north to Florence and northern Europe.
  • Main train lines run along the coast and from Rome to Pescara, stopping in Avezzano and Sulmona.
  • Abruzzo\'s food is based on peasant dishes.
  • Lamb is very popular inland and the Abruzzo produces pecorino (lamb\'s milk) and goat\'s milk cheeses.
  • One of the Italic tribes which inhabited the Italian peninsula in pre-Christian times.
  • Abruzzo holds some of Italy\'s best-preserved medieval and Renaissance hill towns.