Often dubbed as the ‘greenest region in Europe’, Abruzzo is just an hour’s drive from Rome, yet you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a completely different world, with dense forests, dramatic mountains and breath-taking mountain villages. Walkers here will be spoilt for choice, as there are incredible coastal walks, three national parks and an astounding 38 natural reserves to choose from. Here are just some of the highlights for those planning a walking or hiking Abruzzo villas holiday:
Abruzzo has a diverse landscape and is often a forgotten destination for a holiday, which has preserved the rustic villages and desirable, slow-paced Italian lifestyle. The wild and mountainous terrain contribute to the rugged and breath-taking scenery on offer. The region gives you the chance to slow down, relax and truly absorb the wonders around you. The variety of natural beauty is endless, with thick woodlands, flowering meadows, sandy beaches and mountains all just a short drive from one another, you can see so much on your holiday.