As frustrating as the day was, that 1st little hike was enough to wet our appetite for further exploration of Abruzzo on foot & arrange a hiking holiday
Walking in Abruzzo
Walking in Abruzzo gives you the wonderful opportunities to hike or ramble depending on your speed through UNESCO protected beech forests, take a pilgrimage or simply weave through its famous national parks or nature reserves or down to its Adriatic coastline via fascinating stop offs at medieval hilltop & mountain villages
Cerqueto reveals its unexpectedly abundant technicolour orchid trail, with sublime views of Abruzzo’s “Sleeping Giant” the Corno Piccolo
Decontra has some of the of the most incredible Maiella mountain vistas from a Pescara mountain village, so if you like walking in Abruzzo, it’s time to visit
Although not a fan of Winter in general, here are my 10 reasons for taking a winter holiday in Italy’s rocky heart Abruzzo to help banish mid-winter blues!
Termocrìs is Old Greek for rugged, from which the ruined Abruzzo town & Castle of Ocre derives its name. A perfectly apt description…