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To describe a territory like the Province of Chieti is indeed difficult. During the summer, Vasto lights up with festivals that create the perfect atmosphere for an exciting and carefree holiday.

Majella Riserva Naturale Bosco di Don Venanzio Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci
Punta Penna's beach Mottagrossa's beach Punta Aderci's beach


Among the Reserves near Arkadia, there is the Don Venanzio Forest in the city of Pollutri. Surrounding Vasto, many interesting archaeological sites can be found, and at Arkadia you can view an exhibit of ruins from a Roman villa. For those who have a passion for medieval history, you can visit the nearby castles and museums of Moteodorisio and Palmoli, or those in Roccacalegna, Casoli and Crecchio, also host to historical re-enactments. You can also participate in guided excursions and walks along the coast or on the mountain paths, less than 40 km away. Amid the immense mountains you can find Lago di Bomba, Monte Pallano and also, the Abruzzo National Park, the Gran Sasso National Park, Monti della Laga and the Majella Lama dei Peligni, home to the Grottos of Cavallone