11 days in Province of L'Aquila Itinerary

11 days in Province of L'Aquila Itinerary

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11 days in Province of L'Aquila Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
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Fontecchio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Assergi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
3
Campotosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Ateleta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Pescasseroli
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Corfinio
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Brussels

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Fontecchio

Fontecchio
Fontecchio is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Fontecchio online road trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Fontecchio is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, Fontecchio is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Assergi.

Things to do in Fontecchio

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Assergi

Assergi ©
On the 12th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II, then admire the local landmark of Fontana Luminosa, then don't miss a visit to Forte Spagnolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Bernardino.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Assergi tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Fontecchio to Assergi in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Assergi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Campotosto.

Things to do in Assergi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

L'Aquila
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Basilica di San Bernardino ©
Basilica di San Bernardino
Forte Spagnolo ©
Forte Spagnolo
Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II ©
Santuario San Giovanni Paolo II

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Campotosto

Campotosto ©
Campotosto is a comune and town in the province of L'Aquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gole dell’Infernaccio and Lago di Pilato. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Campotosto: Castello Pallotta (in Caldarola), Statua Di Santa Rita (in Cascia) and Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini (in Visso). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Lago Di Campotosto, stroll through Lame Rosse, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario dell'Icona Passatora.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Campotosto online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Assergi to Campotosto takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ateleta.

Things to do in Campotosto

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini, Statua Di Santa Rita, Santuario dell'Icona Passatora, Castello Pallotta, Lago di Pilato
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Lago Di Campotosto ©
Lago Di Campotosto
Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini ©
Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini
Gole dell’Infernaccio ©
Gole dell’Infernaccio

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Ateleta

Ateleta ©
On the 16th (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Bosco Sant'Antonio and then hike along Gole di Fara San Martino. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Caseificio DI Nucci, then explore the ancient world of Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva di Montedimezzo.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Ateleta road trip site .

You can drive from Campotosto to Ateleta in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Pescasseroli.

Things to do in Ateleta

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Riserva di Montedimezzo, Bosco Sant'Antonio, Caseificio DI Nucci, Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario, Gole di Fara San Martino
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Bosco Sant'Antonio ©
Bosco Sant'Antonio
Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario ©
Pietrabbondante - Il Santuario
Caseificio DI Nucci ©
Caseificio DI Nucci

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Pescasseroli

Pescasseroli ©
Pescasseroli is a town and comune in the province of L'Aquila, in Southern Abruzzo, central Italy.A summer and winter resort, it is today the headquarters of the Abruzzo National Park. On the 18th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Centro Visita di Pescasseroli, make a trip to Eremo di San Domenico, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Scanno.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pescasseroli trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ateleta to Pescasseroli takes 1.5 hours. August in Pescasseroli sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Corfinio.

Things to do in Pescasseroli

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eremo di San Domenico, Centro Storico di Scanno, Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo
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Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo ©
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo
Centro Visita di Pescasseroli ©
Centro Visita di Pescasseroli
Eremo di San Domenico ©
Eremo di San Domenico

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Corfinio

Corfinio ©
Corfinio is a comune (municipality) and town in the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy.In the Middle Ages, Roman Corfinium was known as Valva, and was the seat of a bishopric. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Eremo Di Santo Spirito a Majella, then don't miss a visit to Eremo di San Bartolomeo, then examine the collection at Abbey of Saint Clemente, and finally identify plant and animal life at Centro Visita del Lupo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario.

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Traveling by car from Pescasseroli to Corfinio takes 1.5 hours. In August in Corfinio, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfinio

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Roccamorice, Abbey of Saint Clemente, Centro Visita del Lupo, Riserva Naturale Gole del Sagittario
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Centro Visita del Lupo ©
Centro Visita del Lupo
Eremo di San Bartolomeo ©
Eremo di San Bartolomeo
Abbey of Saint Clemente ©
Abbey of Saint Clemente