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  • Hotel Sextantio Abruzzo

    Set in a dominating central position overlooking the burgh's square by the Porta Medicea, or Medicean Gate, Palazzo delle Logge is among the most interesting residences of Santo Stefano di Sessanio for its historical significance and its architectural...

  • La Locanda sul Lago San Stefano di Sessanio

    Immersed in history and nature, at the foot of the charming medieval village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio, at the shore of a small lake, stood an old barn. Today it is transformed into an enchanting corner in which one can lodge and taste the authentic...

  • Restaurant Elodia L'Aquila

    Traditional plates whose smell and taste are able to touch your heart. They have been re-elaborated in a modern way but they don't neglect the authenticity of the ingredients. In abruzzo, the traditional mountain cooking is a pratimony you can discover...

  • Relais Villa Dragonetti De Torres

    Villa The Villa outsides architecture. rigourous and essential , is a typical of the 16th century. The inner style on the contrary , foresees neoclassicism above all in the xpression of all internal decorations, painted by french artists at the beginning...

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L'Aquila and its province


The province of L'Aquila is the largest one in the whole region, rich in beautiful mountains and picturesque villages, set over impervious massif or along plateaus and valleys, like an uninterrupted sequence of images that constantly change with the various natural environments.
The largest part of four Natural Parks spreads out in the territory of this province: "Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park", "Gran Sasso National Park", "Majella National Park" and "Sirente-Velino Regional Natural Park".
Abruzzo's gastronomy is rich in local specialties, such as the red garlic from Sulmona, the famous "confetti" (delicious sugar coated almonds) from Sulmona, goat cheeses, lentils from Santo Stefano di Sessanio, mortadella from Campotosto and other salami and cheeses. Do not miss to taste also Trebbiano d'Abruzzo DOC wine and Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC wine.

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