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Affordable Abruzzo August Holiday

by Sam Dunham

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€420 per week at Little House of the Firely, Sleeps 4

Abruzzo could be just the place for your August Holiday adventure with the kids this year.  It has Blue Flag beaches, stunning mountains to ramble around and medieval castles to explore.  What’s more the is wonderful – who really doesn’t like pasta and what’s more what Italian doesn’t like kids?!

Beauty on a Budget

Practically speaking in these recession credit hungry times, Abruzzo is one of Europe’s treats.  Positioned in central Italy and bordered by The Apennine Mountains and the , the tow combined previously kept out all but the most seasoned travellers, that thankfully is what makes it an affordable place to holiday still today.

Served by 3 airports, Pescara, Rome and Ancona make affordable travel to get there and is just the place to escape news of the current economic blackspot.

A Charming Base Under Italy's Highest Peak, the Corno Grande

Accommodation is offered at Casetta Lucciola (Little House of the Firefly), so named after the languid fireflies that dance in the village kitchen gardens in the evening.  A 2 bedroom, beautifully restored traditional hill-village house it sits under the Corno Grande, Italy’s highest peak.  Here you  can enjoy the freshness of the Gran Sasso Mountains, the abundance of local agriturismi with just a short 28km drive down to the beach.

A Fully Equipped Rural Italian Retreat

Casetta Lucciola (Little House of the Firefly) has a fully equipped kitchen/diner living room with open fireplace & gas central heating. Rustic boutique in decor, there is a mezzanine style master bedroom, with a king size double bed, the balconied guest bedroom has 2 twin beds and suitable hanging space. 

Although without a garden, the property has a small terrace with pots and wrought iron table & chairs to sit looking out to the neighbouring hills and enjoy eating breakfast or to relax with a glass of wine. 

Holiday Savings

Holiday visitors to Abruzzo are offered 1 week at  Casetta Lucciola that sleeps 4 for just €420 per week, a saving of 70 euros on its regular price and which will buy 2 dinners in one of Abruzzo's wonderful agriturismi.

Property Type

Sympathetically restored hill-village house that sleeps 4

1st Floor: Terrace | Kitchen Diner/Lounge

2nd Floor: 1 double mezzanine style bedroom & 1 double guest room with balcony, bathroom  with power shower

Facilities: Central Heating |Washing Machine | Wi-fi | iPod Docking Station |CD Player | Hairdryer

Complimentary: Bath Towels |  Beach Towels | Bath Robes | Tea, Coffee

Drive Times: Beach,-35 mins, -10 mins, Airport-50 mins



Check availability for your holiday dates.  You will be asked to complete the booking form & then be directed to Paypal to pay a 50% desposit to confirm your booking with Casetta Lucciola.