Further Reading

A Day on the Adriatic

Looking up at the mountains from Decontra, it is hard to believe that the coast is as close as it is – only about 45 minutes away by car. In fact, on some days from parts of the Majella you can easily see the Adriatic. ...

Gran Sasso

More than one third of Abruzzo‘s territory has been set aside as national parks and wilderness reserves making it the Greenest Region in Europe. ...

Sulmona

Sulmona, about 45 minutes from Decontra by car,  sitting on a plateau, below the eastern flanks of Mt. Morrone, is well worth a visit. 

Scanno

Scanno is a borgo in the Sagittario Valley about an hour’s drive from Decontra. It sits on a hill, above a beautiful lake surrounded by the mountains of the Majella and has been admired for centuries by its visitors. ...

Roccaraso

If you take the SS487 which runs right through the centre of the Majella about 50 kilometres due south of Decontra, you’ll come to Roccaraso, the biggest and best known of the Abruzzo ski resorts with 120 kilometres of piste. ...