Abruzzo City Guide
Old or young Abruzzo has something for everyone, well almost everyone. If you are into nature, horse riding, long sandy beaches, history, food, art, scenery, skiing, traditional culture, national parks and avant-garde festivals then Bruzzo is the place for you.
Bugnara being well positioned has excellent transport links so getting around Bruzzo, and other areas are actually not so difficult of course the easiest way, is to have a car.
Abruzzo offers its visitors a choice of four national parks Sirente Velino Park, Majella National Park, Gran Sasso National Park and Abruzzo National Park so for wildlife lovers its paradise. The parks are home to Marsican bears and Apennine wolves and the scenery varies from wide open plains, picture-perfect lakes and endless dense woodland to explore.
During winter, many of the snow covered mountain ranges become a haven for skiers of all abilities. The closest ski resorts are Campo di Giove, Pratello, and Rocaraso, which can be reached in about 30 minutes by car.
Horse riding is available in the summer months at many places near Bugnara; please ask for details.
As well as the nearby beaches, which are about an hours drive away, Sulmona has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and at Corfinio there is a waterpark
Festivals play a large part in the life of Italians, every city, town and village has its own special festival, including Bugnara and you will always be invited to join in by the friendly locals.
Abruzzo is a gastronomical delight with restaurants serving locally produced fresh food. Try the wonderful range of Peccorino cheeses and fine local wines, such as the white Trebbiano and red Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. From stunning medieval villages to amazing hilltop castles, breathtaking scenery to long sandy beaches, there is truly something for everyone in Abruzzo.