Abruzzo holidays traveling between the Apennines and the Adriatic Sea

Guide Abruzzo, characteristics of the landscapes represented in the colors of the emblem, visit the national parks and cities.

Abruzzo in brief

Abruzzo is an Italian region between the central Apennines and the Adriatic coast. Includes the provinces of Chieti, L’Aquila, Pescara and Teramo. It is bordered to the north with the Marches, west with Lazio, south with Molise to the east is wet from the Adriatic Sea.

The region is mostly mountainous, and includes the highest peaks of the Apennines, namely the Corno Grande (2912 m above sea level), in the Gran Sasso and Monte Amaro (2793 m above sea level), in the massif of the Maiella.

A range of hills runs the shoulders of sandy shoreline, while in the mountainous area occupies two thirds of Abruzzo.

These geographical features are reflected in the emblem of the Abruzzo Region through the arrangement of colors, white, green and blue.

The white represents the snow-capped peaks, the green, the forests and the hills, the blue, the sea on which overlooks this area, protected by vast protected areas, including the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, the Park Maiella National and the National Park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga.

In these areas of great interest, for their grandiose landscapes, flora and fauna that are home, you can stroll in nature, savor the silence and majestic beauty.

The cities and towns with their churches, ancient buildings and monuments, witness the history and culture of this land rich in traditions.