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

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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 89 vacation rentals near L'Aquila. From 28 Houses to 37 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near L'Aquila for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to L'Aquila?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in L'Aquila. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Campo Imperatore Observatory: 157 vacation rentals
  • Campo Imperatore Gondola: 150 vacation rentals
  • Palazzo Dragonetti: 83 vacation rentals
  • Museo Nazionale d'Abruzzo: 85 vacation rentals
  • Tommaso Fattori Stadium: 85 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in L'Aquila?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 28 Houses in L'Aquila. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in L'Aquila include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 37 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in L'Aquila?

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

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