Italy has a surprisingly diverse landscape, and, to really appreciate it, it’s best to explore the countryside.
The quiet, relatively unknown region of Abruzzo lies two hours east of Rome and has some of the most stunning countryside you can find in Italy.
Entering the park, the road quickly climbs into the mountains and hiking trails wind off into the forests
The small towns in the park are virtually untouched.
Don’t stop until you reach the town of Vasto and see the famous Trabocchi coast.