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Abruzzo

The Abruzzo region is located in central Italy, between the Adriatic Sea and the Apennines. It is divided into 4 provinces: Chieti, L'Aquila, Pescara and Teramo. The Abruzzo region is known as the Greenest Region of Europe because of the many protected Nature Reserves and National Parks, but also for the beautiful Italian landscapes. There are many important places of interest to be visited here as well: museums, churches, basilicas and cathedrals but Abruzzo is also home for many medieval and renaissance hill towns, which are among the most beautiful villages in all Italy.

  1. Chieti

    Chieti is one of the four provinces of the Abruzzo region, a beautiful Italian province with the Gran Sasso and Maiella mountains right in the background. Just a few kilometers far from the Adriatic Sea, the Chieti province is visited by quite a number or tourists, even if it's not a top choice for tourist destinations in Italy. Main sights in Chieti include the Gothic Cathedral in the city of Chieti, built centuries ago, the Oratory of Sacro Monte dei Morti, the Churches of Santa Chiara and San Francesco al Corso and many historical and art museums and botanical gardens.
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  2. L'Aquila

    The Province of L'Aquila is the capital province of the Abruzzo region. It lies in the western part of the region and it occupies almost half of it. L'Aquila is famous for being the province with the highest mountains of the Apennines, their highest peak, Corno Grande being over 2,900 meters tall. In the province of L'Aquila there are 13 villages, considered to be the most beautiful in Italy. There are many historical sites to be visited here, such as ancient temples or medieval churches, but nature lovers can also fest their eyes on the beautiful sites of the lakes and rivers that pass through the province of L'Aquila.
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  3. Pescara

    Pescara is one of the four provinces of the Abruzzo region, with a total of 46 towns forming the province. The Pescara province is right near the Adriatic Sea, making it a perfect destination for tourists. Besides the sandy beaches, Pescara has other things to offer as well. The Majella National Park is one of Pescara's main points of interest, along with the Paolo Barrasso Naturalistic and Archaeological Museum, the Nocciano Castle, home for the Museum and Archives of Contemporary Artists of Abruzzo, the San Clemente Abbey and the Olive Oil Museum.
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  4. Teramo

    The Province of Teramo, one of Abruzzo's provinces, is characterized by both mountainous and coastline landscape. The coastline is home for Teramo's famous seaside resorts, where many tourists choose to spend a great vacation at the beach in Italy. The city itself is very beautiful, with many specific Italian touristic attractions. Some of them are the Atri, one of Teramo's small towns, Campli and Castelli, pittoresque villages of the region, the Civitella del Tronto - Bourbon fortress, the most visited sight of Teramo and, of course, the "Shrine of Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows". Of course, there are the Teramo hills and the Twin Mountains that are also worth visiting.
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