Cheap flights to Abruzzo

Home to Abruzzan or Abruzzese and Abruzzesi, Abruzzo is a region within Italy that has a total area of approximately 10,800 square kilometres, divided into the provinces of L'Aquila, Teramo, Pescara, and the Chieti. Granted the title of being the ‘Greenest Region in Europe’, Abruzzo has around one third of its total territory set aside for national parks as well as protected nature reserves, at around three national parks, one regional park, and 38 nature reserves. Capital L’Aquila records an average high temperatures of around 17.54 degrees Celsius or 63.57 degrees Fahrenheit, average low of 6.25 degrees Celsius or 43.26 degrees Fahrenheit, with a daily mean of 11.92 degrees Celsius or 53.45 degrees Fahrenheit, in a year.   


What to see & do

Sights within the region of Abruzzo include Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell’Abruzzo, Piazza Garibaldi, Museo delle Genti d’Abruzzo, Palazzo dell’Annunziata, Museo Civico Archaeologica, Museo dell’Arte Confettiera, Polo Museale Santa Chiara, Complesso Archeologico la Civitella, Cattedrale di San Giuseppe, Museo d’Arte Moderna Vittoria Colonna, Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci, Chiesa di San Filippo Neri, and Museo Casa Natale Gabriele D’Annunzio, among others. Focusing on the Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell’Abruzzo located in Chieti, Italy, has a comprehensive collection of local finds. The museum is home to the most important pre-Roman find in all of central Italy, the 6th-century BC Warrior of Capestrano. The identity of the warrior is shrouded in mystery, with some speculations identifying the warrior as Numa Pompilo, Rome’s second king and the successor to Romulus. Within Sulmona, Italy is the Piazza Garibaldi, a sizeable town square that is the location of the Wednesday and Saturday morning market. All types of produce can be bought from the market, in addition to fish and flowers, to name a few. Other than the market, also within the square, is a small museum, the Polo Museale Santa Chiara. The museum showcases religious and contemporary art, among others.


How to get around within Abruzzo

Within Abruzzo, there are trains and buses that run regularly through Pescara and L’Aquila from Rome. The ride through the mountains is an attraction on its own due to the breathtaking surroundings. From Pescara and L’Aquila, most, if not all, towns can be reached via the local buses within the two cities. When heading to rural areas however, it is recommended to take a car since Abruzzo’s fairly unknown villages are located in remote locations all throughout the region. Travelling from Rome to Abruzzo, the Express or Stopping coach can be taken from Stazione di Roma Tiburtina. Additionally, the coast can be explored via train or bus, with a bus network connecting the major cities of Chieti, L’Aquila, Pescara, and Teramo. 


How to get there

Abruzzo Airport serves Pescara and its surrounding areas within the Abruzzo region in Italy. Located at 42.437222 latitude and 14.187222 longitude, the airport is the only international airport within Abruzzo, it has flights to and from Milan, Beauvais, Bergamo, Charleroi, Girona, Hahn, London, and Bucharest, with seasonal flights to Weeze, through airlines such as Alitalia, Ryanair, and Wizz Air. Abruzzo Airport has an asphalt-surfaced runway that spans approximately 2,400 metres or 7,900 feet in length. 

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