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Abruzzo hill towns

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Abruzzo hill towns

Hello. I am planning a tour of hill towns starting in Umbria and ending in Campania, travelling through Abruzzo. Can you recommend moderately priced restaurants and/or hotel sin picturesque Abruzzo towns?

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Hi Wootner! That sounds like a great trip and we are pleased to read that you will be travelling through Abruzzo on your road trip. Assuming that you'll be taking a scenic route (not autostrada), you have plenty of options on the route and even more on places to stop en route. Obviously much depends on how many day you intend on travelling through Abruzzo before moving on to Campania.

Assuming that you'll not want to spend entire days in the car, a good first stop once you get into Abruzzo is the hilltop fortress town of Civitella del Tronto. Breathtaking views of the Gran Sasso and Sibillini mounatain ranges in one direction and the Adriatic coastline in the other. Perched on top of the town is the 16th Centrury Bourbon fortress, which is one of the largest in Europe. http://www.fortezzacivitella.it/ There are a variety of accomodations in the town, including quite a nice hotel, albeit with quite an upmarket restaurant.

Once you leave here and again assuming that you'll not wish to travel fo more than 3 hours, the next stop we'd suggest is through the area of Campo Imperatore. You could choose between the town of Castel del Monte, Rocca Calascio or Santo Stefano di Sessanio. An amazing area with plenty of choices of places to stay.

From here, you'll be out of our home province, but I'm sure other destination experts here on Trip Advisor will give you plenty of ideas. Sulmona is en route and well worth a stop.

Wherever you decide to stay, you'll love Abruzzo.

Have a wonderful trip

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Four friends are thinking about a cooking class in Abruzzo. Has anyone done a pasta making and truffle hunt in that area?

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This might be of interest to you Seniortripper

absolutelyabruzzo.com/tours/display/tour/id/1

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4. Re: Abruzzo hill towns

Thanks. GrandeQuercia.Teram. This is great information to start plannig.

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5. Re: Abruzzo hill towns

Hi woontner,

If you are interested in historical places, there are several castles and fortress in Abruzzo that you want to use, offering a fantastic scenery for your breathtaking pictures.

Crecchio, for example has an ancient castle where the last king of Italy spend the day before escaping from the country - abruzzo4holidays.co.uk/explore-abruzzo/…

Roccascalegna is another place you cannot miss for sure. Erected on a limestone rock from which the name is taken, this beautiful tower of the 14th century boasts a lurid and bloody history. abruzzo4holidays.co.uk/explore-abruzzo/…

Hope this helps.

Best

Andrea

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