In central Italy from the Apennine Mountains to the Adriatic Sea you will find the beautiful region of Abruzzo. This region offers great mountain resorts with state of the art facilities for winter sports as well as hiking and summer activities. Some of the famous areas include, Pescasseroli, Rivisondoli and Roccaraso.
The peaks of the Gran Sasso, Laga Mountains and the Majella offer clean air and awe-inspiring panoramas. The mountains and sea are linked by towns and areas filled with history and culture and traditions.
The region hosts expansive natural reserves like the National Park of Abruzzo, The Gran Sasso park and Laga Mountain and Mount Majella parks. Here many species of vegetation and wildlife are protected such as the golden eagle and the brown bear.
The beautiful Adriatic Sea offers wide sandy beaches and great atmosphere of the many towns that dot the coast. Good hotels and amazing restaurants offering local specialties especially seafood abound. In land you will find charming villages, castles and monasteries for those who love to explore areas off the beaten path.
The provinces of the region are: L’Aquila (capital), Pescara, Teramo and Chieti.