Day Trips

In addition to Rome, some favourite day trips include historic hill towns such as Chieti, L'Aquila and Celano, which all have excellent state museums or castles or both. Local Beach villages are also popular destinations for staff and students in Spring and Summer months.

Numerous church and monastery centered towns such as Guardiagrele, Fossacesia (San Giovanni in Venere), Casauria (San Clemente degli Abruzzi), Cocullo, Scano, Sulmona (Ovid's birthplace), and the Adriatic beach towns of San Vito, Vasto, and Pescara (whose beaches front Abruzzo's modern, largest, and busiest commercial/industrial city), are at our disposal. Let us not forget to mention the beautiful snow-capped Apennine-mountain ski resorts of Passo Lanciano and Roccaraso, each over 2,000 metres in altitude but only about one hour's bus-ride from the School.

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