Abruzzo

 

DAY 01: ROME - TAGLIACOZZO - SULMONA - PESCARA

Departure from Hotel Cicerone, Rome, at 08.30. Departure for the Abruzzo Region with a stop in the town of Tagliacozzo, a city that is part of the club of the most beautiful villages in Italy with its medieval buildings at the foot of the Marsica mountains. Visit. Continuation to Sulmona, the city of the poet Ovidio, the confetti, typical bonbon used in ceremonies and the medieval aqueduct.  Lunch at your own, visit and departure to Pescara. Overnight in Pescara.

 

DAY 02: PESCARA - LANCIANO - ORTONA - PESCARA

Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning we visit Pescara, the largest town in the region, a modern city that emerged on the ancient remains after the serious bombing of World War II. Here he great poet Gabriele D'Annunzio was born. Modern buildings alternate with a palace in the liberty style of the beginning of the 20th century and mansions from the Bourbon era. Next, departure for Lanciano, the city of the Eucharistic miracle that took place in the 18th century. Highlights the Church of San Francesco, a symbol of the event, the Cathedral and the medieval center. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon, visit of Ortona, city of Roman origin, today famous for its beaches and the Aragonese fortress. Overnight in Pescara.

 

DAY 03: PESCARA - GIULIANOVA - TERAMO – L’AQUILA - PESCARA

Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning depart for Giulianova, one of the largest villages of the Adriatic, a city that hides in its historic center buildings from different eras, elegant churches, and chapels, palaces that recall the ancient splendor of the city. Continue to Teramo, ancient Italic and Roman city, halfway between the Apennines and the Coast. Around the Piazza del Municipio, an elegant and fascinating urban ensemble develops between palaces and churches of medieval times. Lunch on your own. Finally, arrival to L'Aquila, capital of the region, Roman and medieval city, famous for its Fontana Delle 99 cannelle, the Cathedral and for being an important university center. Return to your Hotel. Overnight in Pescara.

 

DAY 04: PESCARA - GRAN SASSO - TIVOLI - ROME

Breakfast. Panoramic roads lead to the largest highest Appenines massif, the Gran Sasso, surrounded by a mountain village, ideal places for a summer stroll and a base for skiing in winter. Continue to Rome with a stop in the historic center of Tivoli, where gardens, old houses and baroque villas dominate the borough a few kilometers from Rome.  Lunch at your own and return to Rome.

 

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