Tourist activities in the region of Abruzzo

Abruzzo mountain climbing, ©Daniele Faieta/Flickr

Abruzzo mountain climbing, ©Daniele Faieta/Flickr

Abruzzo is a beautiful region in the north of Italy, mainly dominated by breathtaking muntaneous landscapes, but offering exceptional beaches as well. Due to the complexity of the place, anybody can find the perfect option that suits him to spend an unforgettable holiday.

Weather you like mountaineering, walking in the nature, you practice biking in the mountains, climbing the highest peaks, or you prefer the sea sports, Abruzzo will offer you many opportunities. You can also opt for horseback riding or try different cycling trails. There are some archeological places, religious buildings and some fun festivals and events for anybody who is not a sport person.

Sport opportunities

The region of Abruzzo has beautiful natural scenery that can be enjoyed while you are practicing different mountain sports. You can choose the ski or the snowboard, different modern slopes or tracks that cross the country. You can climb the mountains by foot or by mountain bike in gorgeous protected areas. You can also ride a horse in the middle of the relaxing nature for hours and forget everything. The beautiful lakes of Seranello or Penne, the spectacular Zompo lo Schioppo Falls and the breathtaking Sagittario Gorge worth to be visited.

Zompo lo Schioppo Falls, ©Fiore S. Barbato/Flickr

Zompo lo Schioppo Falls, ©Fiore S. Barbato/Flickr

As we already mentioned, there are also water sport possibilities in the region of Abruzzo. You can practice sailing, windsurfing or canoeing, but you will not be disappointed if you like fishing as well.

Tourist attractions in Abruzzo

If you like archeological ruins, visiting the Fucino Valley is a perfect tourist activity in the region of Abruzzo. Another place for archelogy lovers is located at the feet of Monte Velino, in an ancient city that bears the name of Alba Fucens.

Monte Velino, ©zak mc/Flickr

Monte Velino, ©zak mc/Flickr

Abruzzo offers many sites to those who like religious places. You can visit the beautiful monastery staying in a breathtaking place, embedded in the mountain rock. Another must see religious tourist attraction lies in the Valley of Vomani, and is called the Church of Santa Maria di Propezzano. This charming building was built in Romanesque and Gothic style.

In the region of Abruzzo tourist can visit different authentic farms, where they can taste wines and savoury local products in the middle of olive fields and vineyards.

Abruzzo mountain climbing, ©Daniele Faieta/Flickr

Abruzzo mountain climbing, ©Daniele Faieta/Flickr

If you are one of those people that like fun, there are some other tourist activities in the region of Abruzzo that you will surely like. You should attend the one of the fumerous folklore festivals, religious events or fairs held in the whole region.

 

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