From the sea of Alba Adriatica it is possible to enter the hinterland along a series of roads surrounded by characteristic vineyards and olive groves , until reaching the town of Colonnella , rich in historical monuments. Colonnella is known above all for the large presence of oil mills and wineries that deal with the production of high quality oils and wines.
Continuing to move away from coast, you can reach other villages:
Controguerra: where you can admire the grandeur of the tower of the Doge’s Palace and visit, the numerous wineries where you can taste and buy fine wines.
Corropoli: where it is possible visit the ancient abbey now used as an aeronautical school.
Civitella del Tronto: present in the list of the most beautiful villages of Italy and known for its fortress (25,000 square meters) which overlooks the Adriatic Sea from the top of the hill.
The town is also known for other peculiarities including the presence of the “ruetta” , which is the narrowest street in Italy, the Grotta di Sant’Angelo , rich in Stalactites and Stalagmites and known for its proximity to the gorges of Salinello , a nature reserve located within the National Park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga .
Campli: also present in the list of the most beautiful villages in Italy, you can admire the historic Palazzo Farnese , the ancient necropolis of Campovalano and the Scala Santa.
Just before the slopes of the Gran Sasso, we find the Sanctuary of San Gabriele.
To highlight are the numerous folkloristic events such as the “Palio del Barone” in Tortoreto Alto, the “Palio delle Botti “ in Corropoli or in the nearby Marche the palio of ” Quintana “ in Ascoli Piceno.
Great value is also given to the food and wine tradition with the numerous summer festivals, including the “sagra” Torano Nuovo and the “sagra” of Campli.