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DISCOVER THE WONDERFUL LANDS OF ABRUZZO

Let yourself be guided by the G Hotel Pescara towards the wonderful itineraries of Abruzzo. From the long beaches on the coast, to the rolling hills of the hinterland and the most beautiful mountain ranges in Italy. Do you need some physical activity? No worries, you are in the right Region because you can practice the sport you want in Abruzzo. From mountain biking to canoeing, from climbing to canyoning, from windsurfing to skiing, all you have to do is choose the one that suits your mood best. Both in summer and in winter, the generous nature of Abruzzo will always let you delightfully entertained.

ABRUZZO BY CAR

For those who love freedom and need those road trip vibes, G Hotel Pescara offers the possibility to rent a car at reduced rates and will suggest you the many things to de do and places to visit.

For information and reservations, please contact us by phone at 071.72119, by sending an e-mail to info@ghotelancona.it or by using our online booking service.
Costa dei Trabocchi
Trabocchi
40 minutes’ drive
The Abruzzo coast is particularly unique and characterized by the presence of historical fishing machines fixed to the rock, with a light but solid architecture, able to withstand the weight of the fishing net and the stress of sea storms. These fishing machines on stilts are the so-called Trabocchi, from which the stretch of coastline takes the name "Costa dei Trabocchi" which extends between Vasto and San Vito Chietino.
Trabocchi
Costa dei Trabocchi
Mulini sommersi nel Lago Capodacqua
Lake Capodacqua
50 minutes’ drive
Lago Capodacqua is also called "Atlantis of Abruzzo” because is on of the ten pearls of the Italian seabed and is a diving destination that attracts fans from all over the world. A magical lake with that fairy-tale vibe, which tells centuries of history of the Italic peoples, but especially the history of the Medici who bought the Principality of Capestrano for the presence of a mill that is now submerged.
Lake Capodacqua
Mulini sommersi nel Lago Capodacqua
Eremo di San Bartolomeo in Legio
HERMITAGE OF SAN BARTOLOMEO
50 minutes' drive
As you reach the Hermitage of San Bartolomeo in Legio you will find yourself immersed in a rural Abruzzo of great charm. You will find ancient dry-stone huts and low walls for terracing there. Walking along the path towards the Hermitage, you will have stunning views and will discover the history of Majella told by an exceptional witness: the stone.
HERMITAGE OF SAN BARTOLOMEO
Eremo di San Bartolomeo in Legio
Sulmona
Sulmona
55 minutes’ drive
The sweetest town in Italy is probably in the heart of Abruzzo where you will find Sulmona. This town is famous all over the world for the production of sugared almonds called “Confetti”, a tradition that never changed in centuries. Near the square of Sulmona you can find the church of Santa Chiara where rumours tell the Clarisse nuns gave life to the art of Confetti. Retrace the history of the famous sugared almonds of Sulmona
Sulmona
Sulmona
Valle dell'Orfento
Valle Dell'orfento
1 hour drive
Time for trekking! The Natural Reserve of Orfento Valley is a protected natural area of incredible beauty. Over millions of years, the water has carved a narrow gorge covered by dense vegetation and natural paths. The path of Scalelle is particularly loved and frequented by many and is equipped with a series of fences and bridges that let you walk along an unforgettable path, immersed in its lush nature.
Valle Dell'orfento
Valle dell'Orfento
Pacentro
Pacentro
1 hour drive
Welcome to one of the most Fascinating villages in the province of L'Aquila. Pacentro and its perfectly preserved medieval old town will surprise you thanks to the immense natural heritage that surround the entire area.
This medieval village is a very popular destination for those who love nature, culture and relaxation. The town is also characterized by a very troubled history that sees it in the hands of several noble families such as the Orsini, Colonna and Recupito di Raiano.
Pacentro
Pacentro
Roccascalegna
Roccascalegna
1 hour and 5 minutes' drive
The medieval castle of Roccascalegna is one of the most striking and stunning monuments of Abruzzo. It was built during the Norman era and it stands superb on a rocky spur from which it dominates the homonymous village. A breath-taking position that will give you the chance to admire a unique and suggestive skyline. A long flight of stairs will bring you to the ancient drawbridge and gateway of this magical castle. From this spot, you will admire the remains of the sentry box that protected the access and you will get the legendary vibesthat surround the entire area.
Roccascalegna
Roccascalegna
Lago di Scanno
Lake Scanno
1 hour and 15 minutes' drive
This magical lake is in the middle of an uncontaminated nature at the foot of a small and enchanting village full of alleys where you can find beautiful craft stores known for the realization of the Presentosa, a characteristic jewel of the area. Scanno is the perfect destination for those who love romantic vibes… and guess what? It really has a heart shape; a selfie is mandatory!
Lake Scanno
Lago di Scanno
Alba Fucens
Alba Fucens
1 hour and 20 minutes' drive
Thanks to its ancient roman origins, Alba Fucens is a truly archaeological pearl to be discovered. Alba Fucens is also the oldest city of Abruzzo and that is why tons of stories and traditions about this typical village will excite you. You will be completely wrapped by its history and culture while admiring the ruins of the imposing amphitheatre wanted by Macrone, condemned by Caligula, who had this fascinating amphitheatre built by testamentary bequest.
Alba Fucens
Alba Fucens
Rocca Calascio
Rocca Calascio
1 hour and 20 minutes' drive
This place has so much charm and magic power that can literally leave you breathless. Rocca Calascio is located in the National Park of Gran Sasso and it is one of the most touristic attractions of the Region. Rocca Calascio has a very suggestive context and it owes its fame because it was chosen as the setting for numerous films like Lady Hawke (1985) and The Name of the Rose (1986).
Rocca Calascio
Rocca Calascio
Gran Sasso
Gran Sasso
1 hour and 23 minutes' drive
Peaks, forests, fortified villages and extensive pasture areas make the Gran Sasso one of the most attractive places in Abruzzo. Breath-taking views and exciting excursions will be the frame of thousands of hectares of pure nature. You will find many routes of different difficulty and length so you will easily admire the incredible landscapes that this land can offer. Get your sneakers ready!
Gran Sasso
Gran Sasso
Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio
s. maria di collemaggio
1 hour and 30 minutes' drive
The Basilica of Santa Maria di Collemaggio was declared a national monument in 1902 and it is also considered the highest expression of Abruzzo architecture. Once arrived you take a dip into the past and directly transported to September 1294 when to the first jubilee in history took place. Those indissoluble emotions of a day of celebration and faith will be easy to breathe.
s. maria di collemaggio
Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo
ABRUZZO NATIONAL PARK
1 hour and 30 minutes' drive
Hiking, horseback riding, cycling, birdwatching but also cross-country skiing and alpine skiing and much more… you just have to choose which activity suits your mood best. This immense park is also quite famous because with some luck you can spot the Marsican Brown Bear there, symbol of the park and almost in the wild. All you have to do is walk along the Nature Trail inside the Fauna Area and get ready for the right shot!
ABRUZZO NATIONAL PARK
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo
Campo Imperatore
Campo Imperatore
1 hour and 40 minutes' drive
Campo Imperatore is located at the foot of the stunning Gran Sasso. It is also known as the "little Tibet” because this highland is a magical place characterized by wonderful landscapes and breath-taking views. Among grazing animals, canyons, small lakes and rolling hills, Campo Imperatore is always a great place to be experienced, no matter what season.
Campo Imperatore
Campo Imperatore





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