Abruzzo Holidays are fast becoming one of Italy’s main tourist destination. And with ever increasing airline routes into Pescara airport and the close proximity to Rome, tourists are starting to discover both the value and beauty of spending their holidays in the Abruzzo region of Italy.
The Abruzzese take pride in the richness and beauty of their region. And, basing yourself in Pescara would give you the best opportunity to explore Abruzzo’s beauty.
Within Abruzzo lie some of Italy’s most beautiful, ancient hill towns rivaling those of Tuscany and Umbria. And, what makes Abruzzo of particular importance to Medieval Villages is the fact that it has won 19 “Borghi Piu Belli d’Italia” awards (The Most Beautiful Villages in Italy) making Abruzzo own the second most number of these awards in Italy after Umbria which has 22 awards. The awards for these villages are determined by aesthetic beauty but also for historical importance, art and culture and livability. These villages are definitely worth exploring while on your Abruzzo holidays.
What’s more, Abruzzo is known as the “Green Region of Europe” and also referred to as “Italy’s Garden” as it offers Europe’s most visually beautiful extensive park systems: Parco Nazionale della Majella; Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo; Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga; Pietracamela, Italia and Parco Naturale Regionale Sirente Velino. Its tallest mountain, Corno Grande, majestically rises 2912 meters above sea level. The reserves are very accessible from Pescara and famous in Italy and worldwide; as a model for nature conservation and environmental safeguard. Winter skiing, horse riding, trekking, cycling, canoeing, paragliding, bird watching and long warm days in the spring and the autumn to walk around the hills and the lakes are some of the main activities.
There are few places that can offer both mountains and sea within a short drive and with the Adriatic Coastline hugging Pescara, it offers you just that – where you can enjoy a swim and unwind in one of the many beach cafés. There are both private and public beaches – all with their own unique personality and character. Abruzzo is amongst one of the regions that boast some of the highest number of “Bandiere Blu Spiaggie” (Blue Flag beaches) in all of Italy, which mean that the beaches are competing to maintain a very high standard and an environmentally sound coastline.
Pescara is the ideal place to base yourself for your Abruzzo Holidays as it provides you with great access for exploring Abruzzo. You will have easy access to the Adriatic coastline with its long stretch of beaches, wonderful fresh cuisine, shopping, charming medieval villages, the mountain ranges and warm friendly people. And as Abruzzo is not yet discovered by mass tourists, prices are reasonable and dining out means that you are always guaranteed fresh wonderful authentic food at lower prices and a much warmer welcome and hospitality – which makes Pescara and the region of Abruzzo a truly special place.