Gran Sasso in Abruzzo

From its rugged, mountainous national parks to its less touristy Adriatic beaches, Abruzzo is, as noted by writer Giorgio Manganelli, “a great producer of silence.”

Abruzzo’s Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso and the Parco Majella are some of the best places in Italy to hike, fish, ski, and escape the bustle of the city. Rustic Abruzzese restaurants in towns near Lazio (i.e., driving distance from Rome) are popular places for long Sunday lunches.

Map of Abruzzo

Posts on Abruzzo

Giulianova: A Beachside Gem in Abruzzo

Beaches in Abruzzo don’t get much press. They are far from most tourist sites. But that’s exactly what makes them enjoyable. We had an opportunity – thanks to, of all…

30 May 2018