Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Palena getaway

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Palena. One of the city's many top draws is its skiing. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Palena

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Palena a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Campo di Giove Ski Resort (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Vallone Ski Lift (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Monte Pratello Gondola (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Pizzalto Ski Lift (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Rivisondoli-Monte Pratello Ski Resort (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • SkiPass Alto Sangro (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Palena

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Palena is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Majella National Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lago di Scanno (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Visitor Center Orfento Valley (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Lake Barrea (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • National Park of Abruzzo (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Palena

The nearest airport is in Pescara (PSR-Abruzzo Intl.), located 32.8 mi (52.8 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Palena?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 110 vacation rentals near Palena. From 43 Houses to 52 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 Palena for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Seggiovia Pulsee Palena-Guado di Coccia: 295 vacation rentals
  • Abruzzo National Park: 159 vacation rentals
  • Forca d'Acero Ski Area: 173 vacation rentals
  • Sulmona Station: 281 vacation rentals
  • Agnone Piazza Vittoria Monumento Ai Caduti: 139 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palena 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 Palena?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Palena. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Palena include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 52 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Palena?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Palena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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