Abruzzo is the unspoiled heart of the Italian peninsula. This region where the north of
Most of the towns in the Abruzzo region are a bridge between tradition and modern-day
The towns do not have the same sprawling dimensions as other regions. The large
L‘Aquila with its 70,000 residents is situated on the southwest side of the Parco
The large number of “Piazze“ which are all adorned with fountains, churches or
The most important church in L‘Aquila is the Basilica by S. Maria di Collemaggio
Chieti is the ancient Teate which was the main city of the italic Marrucini population.
In the beautiful Villa Comunale, surrounded by a park, you can visit the
Another building worth visiting in Chieti is the Marruccino Theatre,
Pescara is the ancient town of Vicus Aternum which was a common port for the
The administrative centre of the city is located in Piazza ltalia, where you can visit the Palazzo del Governo (Goverment Building), seat of Prefecture and Provincial Administration. It was built in 1927 by the architect Vincenzo Pilotti and inside it, in the provincial council hall, there is the painting “La ﬁglia di Jorio” dedicated to the poet Gabriele D‘Annunzio by Francesco Paolo Michetti.
Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo
Born in 1922, it is the oldest and most important natural park in Italy.
Large mountain ranges, wide valleys and impervious gorges like that of the Foce di Barrea, rock amphitheatres of intense charm, grassy plains surrounded by tree-lined slopes. A large number of rising streams flow between the white masses and the austere beech woods.
Maiella National Park
The Majella National Park covers an area of over 74,000 hectares .
It represents a green lung for the Abruzzo region and a natural oasis rich in vegetation, animals and cues for innumerable activities.This beautiful Abruzzo nature park is loved by all trekking enthusiasts. It is in fact one of the most
Gran Sasso National Park
In the heart of the Apennines between Abruzzo, Lazio and Marche extends one of the largest territories of biodiversity that can be admired throughout Europe. The Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park offers unparalleled shows for all those who come to visit it.
Inside the park you have the opportunity to have a close encounter with some extremely rare species of animals such as: the Apennine chamois, symbol of the Park and the Marsican brown bear.
Campo Imperatore, the largest plateau in the park, of breathtaking beauty, more than twenty kilometers long and about seven meters wide, home to the summer pastures of herds and flocks. From here the road opens for a visit to the Corno Grande of the Gran Sasso chain.
There is also the very important Gran Sasso National Laboratory of Nuclear Physics, inaugurated in 1985 and unique in the world for its 1400 meters of limestone rock that separate it from the surface and filter out the radiations from the space.