Destination guide

The historic city of L'Aquila awaits you

Take a vacation to L'Aquila and enjoy the area's churches, monuments and history. Renowned for its parks, skiing and mountain views, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Piazza del Duomo and Museo Nazionale d'Abruzzo. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around L'Aquila

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that L'Aquila has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Campo Imperatore Gondola (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Campo Imperatore Observatory (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Campo Felice (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in L'Aquila

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, L'Aquila is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Campo Imperatore (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Lake Campotosto (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Lake Sinizzo (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Lake Scandarello (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Gole di Celano (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)

Traveling to and around L'Aquila

Fly into Pescara (PSR-Abruzzo Intl.), the closest airport, located 39 mi (62.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, L'Aquila Station, Paganica Station and Sassa-Tornimparte Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around L'Aquila?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 103 holiday lettings near L'Aquila. From 36 Houses to 35 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near L'Aquila is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to L'Aquila?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in L'Aquila. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Campo Imperatore Observatory: 167 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Bernardino da Siena: 94 holiday lettings
  • Campo Imperatore Gondola: 158 holiday lettings
  • L'Aquila Public Pool: 96 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Dragonetti: 94 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around L'Aquila listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in L'Aquila?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 36 Houses in L'Aquila. Our other popular types of L'Aquila holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in L'Aquila?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in L'Aquila. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.