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Abruzzo

Province of Aquila
Province of Chieti
Province of Pescara
Province of Teramo
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Abruzzo is one of the 20 regions of Italy.
Conventionally it belongs to Middle Italy.
Administrative division
Region Abruzzo is administratively divided in 4 provinces: Province of Aquila, Province of Chieti, Province of Pescara, Province of Teramo
The whole region includes approximately 1300000 inhabitants.
Capital of Abruzzo: L'Aquila

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Abruzzo region
Although rich in natural beauty and history, Abruzzo is only just starting to be discovered by mass tourism. Abruzzo's wealth of castles and medieval towns, especially near the town of L'Aquila has earned it in some quarters the nickname of "Abruzzoshire", by analogy with the "Chiantishire" nickname sometimes used to refer to the Chianti area of Tuscany. Skiing. Abruzzo has 21 ski areas with 368 km. of runs, all within a few hours of Rome. The most developed resort being Roccaraso, followed by Campo Felice, and Campo Imperatore. Located in the highest region of the Apennines, these ski areas are at heights nearly comparable to many Alpine resorts. Because of their proximity to the Adriatic and winter precipitation patterns, they often have more snow than the Alps. Abruzzo also is popular for cross country skiing, especially on the high plain of Campo Imperatore in the Gran Sasso as well as the Piana Grande in the Majella.

Mountain Climbing. The Gran Sasso massif sports the Italian peninsula’s highest peak, Corno Grande, and Europe’s southernmost glacier, Il Calderone. The Corno Grande and its neighboring Corno Piccolo provide a range of climbing opportunities from mountain hikes suitable for novices to sheer rock wall ascents suitable only for expert alpinists. Abruzzo’s lesser known peaks, especially the gentler slopes of the Majella, offer climbers the opportunity to hike and climb in solitude. Pineto's sandy beach Pineto's sandy beach Beach Resorts. Abruzzo’s 129 km. long sandy coastline is home to a many popular beach resorts, among them Vasto on Abruzzo’s southern coast; mid-coast are Silvi Marina, whose sands are considered among the best in Italy, Francavilla al Mare and Pineto, and on Abruzzo’s northern coast are Alba Adriatica and Martinsicuro.

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 www.regione.abruzzo.it - Official website of the Region Abruzzo
 Abruzzo hotel - Accommodation in Abruzzo - Italy
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 Hotels Abruzzo National Park - hotels, bed and breakfast, country houses in Abruzzo National Park
 Hotel Tortoreto Lido - Lady G, 3 star hotel in Tortoreto Lido, in the northern coast of Abruzzo
 Camping Abruzzo - Salinello Village: camping & holiday village directly to the Adriatic sea. In Abruzzo, Italy.

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Vasto (19842 click), Pescara (19219 click), Ortona (15808 click), Province of Chieti (15679 click), Province of Aquila (15434 click), Lanciano (15103 click), Province of Pescara (13829 click), Sulmona (13292 click), Province of Teramo (12949 click), Montesilvano (12630 click), San Vito Chietino (11873 click), Introdacqua (11615 click), Alba Adriatica (11021 click), Collecorvino (10525 click), Silvi (10009 click), Giulianova (9996 click), L'Aquila (9789 click), Chieti (9534 click), Penne (9291 click), Spoltore (9062 click)

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Pescara ( >100.000 ), L'Aquila ( >50.000 ), Chieti ( >50.000 ), Teramo ( >50.000 ), Montesilvano ( >25.000 ), Avezzano ( >25.000 ), Vasto ( >25.000 ), Lanciano ( >25.000 ), Sulmona ( >25.000 ), Roseto degli Abruzzi ( >10.000 ), Francavilla al Mare ( >10.000 ), Ortona ( >10.000 ), Giulianova ( >10.000 ), San Salvo ( >10.000 ), Spoltore ( >10.000 ), Silvi ( >10.000 ), Martinsicuro ( >10.000 ), Pineto ( >10.000 ), Penne ( >10.000 ), Città Sant'Angelo ( >10.000 )

 


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