Vasto

On Abruzzo's southern coast you'll find Vasto, an ancient medieval town with a charming city centre and stunning ocean vista. Known in its heydey as 'the Athens of the Abruzzi', it offers a wide range of cultural and natural delights. The area surrounding Vasto is a protected nature reserve. You can see the wonderful 'trabocchi' here, traditional fishing platforms used by fisherman up and down the coast. Because of the thriving fishing industry, you'll be able to get some truly fantastic seafood during your visit.

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Grotte di Stiffe

Grotte di Stiffe is one of Italy's top Caves to visit. Inside the caves are beautiful caverns with stalactite and stalagmite formations but what makes the tour unique is the stunning waterfall inside the cave emptying into a small lake. A river runs through the cave and at its peak flow the sound in the caves are almost deafening. The best time to see the waterfall is in spring since that's when there's the most water, at other times of year it can be down to just a trickle.

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Beaches

Sweeping sandy beaches characterise much of the Abruzzo coastline, all provide stunning vistas of the Adriatic Sea. Abruzzo is amongst the regions that have the highest numbers of Blue Flag beaches in all of Italy, 22 of these in the nearby Teramo & Chieti provinces alone. Blue flag status means that the water quality, safety, environmental management and services are all kept to a very high standard. This means that anyone planning to visit a beach in Abruzzo, particularly those with children, can feel safe and secure swimming in the Adriatics cooling waters.

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Skiing at Campo Imperatore

About an hours drive away from Fonte Delle Monache, nestled in the Gran Sasso National Park,  you'll find Campo Imperatore. Campo Imperatore is a stunning Alpine meadow that sports a great opportunity to ski and snowboard during the winter months. With approximately 14 black runs, 19 red runs, 10 blue runs & 3 green runs at Campo Imperatore and the other linked resorts, there are plenty of slopes no matter what your competency level.

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