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Abruzzo is a beautiful and undiscovered land that lies between the Apennines slopes and the waters of the Adriatic sea. It features a huge range of ski slopes and beaches, nature parks and art towns, medieval churches, castles and museums.

This is a fly & drive tour, where you will rent a car at your Rome airport and explore Abruzzo, from the mountains of the Appennines, to the hills of Civitella del Tronto and Penne, then moving again to the mountains of Sulmona and Calascio.

Optional extension: beach stay in Fossacesia, available from May to September.

Day 1
- Arrival and Car rental
- Departure to Fontecchio, a little and charming medieval village (175 kms by motorway)
- Overnight in a countryhouse

Day 2
- Breakfast
- Recommended: Tour of Stiffe Caves or Bominaco medieval castle and churches or Cheese factory and vineyards or Pagliare plateau.
- Overnight in a countryhouse

Day 3
- Breakfast
- Departure to Civitella del Tronto, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy (100 kms)
- Recommended: Tour of Civitella fortress and medieval village or visit of Atri.
- Overnight in a countryhouse

Day 4
- Breakfast
- Moving to Penne, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy (80 kms)
- Recommended: Tour in Penne, «Lake of Penne» WWF Reserve, local products tasting
- Overnight in a countryhouse

Day 5
- Breakfast
- Recommended: Guided tour in Loreto Aprutino/Castelli/Picciano villages (local festivals, local markets), olive oil museum and tasting, Lunch at «La Bilancia» restaurant, cooking lessons.
- Relax in swimming pool
- Overnight in a countryhouse

Day 6
- Breakfast
- Departure to Calascio medieval village (55 kms)
- Recommended: Lunch in Campo Imperatore plateau, Tour in Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Visit to the fortress of Calascio
- Overnight in a mountain refuge

Day 7
- Breakfast
- Departure to Sulmona (55 kms)
- Recommended: Tour of Sulmona and its sugared almonds’ producers.
- Overnight in B&B

Day 8
- Breakfast
- Departure to Rome

Optional beach stay - 3 nights/4 days
- Accommodation and overnight in a countryhouse
- Recommended: Tour of San Giovanni in Venere cloister, Tour of the Trabocchi Coast (trabocchi are ancient local fishing machines), Relax on the beach

The price includes:
- Accommodation and breakfast for 7 nights in double room
- Assistance and insurance

Car rental from € 205 per week.

Extras available:

- Mountain Bike
- E-Bikes
- Horse riding
- Snow rackets
- Guided tours
- Canoeing along Tirino river
- Wolf Museum in Popoli
- Wolf Museum + Wolf Hauling with expert guide
- Nordic Walking sticks
- Lake of Penne
- Cooking Lesson
- Cheese factory + tasting
- According to the season, thematic days: grape/oilve oil/tomatoes/vegetables harvest, cooking and tasting with local producers explaining traditions, recipes and producing processes

Cultural tours

 

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