The region of Abruzzo is situated half way down Italy and stretches from the Adriatic coast on the west of the country to the Apennine Mountains that run down the centre. It’s a fascinating region with a mountainous interior and miles of gorgeous sandy beaches along the coastline.
Discover an idyllic spot of camping in Abruzzo with us where you can count on comfortable and welcoming accommodation, plenty of amenities, facilities, swimming pools and friendly staff that make for a truly memorable holiday in Italy.
Camping Holidays In Abruzzo
Abruzzo is known as one of the greenest regions in Europe and it’s not hard to see why – the region has three large national parks that are home to extensive eco-systems. Along with cultural towns and cities, Abruzzo makes for a diverse and delightful outdoor holiday destination.
When you opt for a relaxing and reinvigorating stay at one of our top campsites in Abruzzo, you can expect access to a wide range of first-rate camping amenities including great dining options serving up regional and national cuisine. You’ll also find great recreational facilities including swimming pools and sports grounds, as well as shopping options.
You’ll find that we have a comprehensive selection of accommodation options ranging from modern mobiles homes and rustic tents. Featuring welcoming and spacious living areas, our accommodation offers a wonderful home away from home for the duration of your stay.
Things to do when camping in Abruzzo
A camping holiday in Abruzzo affords visitors the chance to delve deep into lovely natural surroundings and embark on culture filled days out in the region’s historic towns and cities.
Pescara is the largest city in the region and is famous for being the birthplace of Gabriele d’Annunzio, a writer, poet and playwright. Pescara is lively with a fantastic atmosphere in the summer – it’s popular with tourists who flock to its coastline to enjoy its many long, sandy beaches and warm climate. The fantastic 16km coastline is the real draw to the area. Every summer the city hosts a jazz festival and since 1969, it has been known as one of the most important jazz festivals in Europe.
Chieti stands on a hill and consists of two parts - Chieti Alta (the high part) and Chieti Scalo (the new part). The new part is home to the university and is generally livelier. The Cathedral of San Giustino is the largest church in the town. Chieti is home to a few museums - the National Archaeological Museum of Abruzzo that is situated in a beautiful neo-classical villa. For art-lovers, there’s the Museum of Art “Constantino Barbella” and the Museum of Sacred Art of Ortona.
The National Park of Grand Sasso and Monti della Laga contains one of the most biologically diverse areas in Europe. Its home to a huge variety of plants and flowers. There’s also a wide variety of wildlife within the park so keep your eyes peeled for the rare Abruzzo Chamois – a mix between a goat and an antelope. The park is popular with bird watchers too. The park has many trails and can be explore on foot, bike or horseback. There are park visitor centres where you can get more information or arrange a guided walk with a local guide.
The Abruzzo National Park is one of the oldest parks in Italy and covers a vast part of the country, and is home to mountain ranges and many villages, towns and castles. Many different types of wildlife call the Abruzzo National Park home. If you take a wander, you can spot Marsican brown bears, golden eagles and otters.