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A beautifull Italian small city

Scanno is a shepperd small city. Here you can visit a little museum and a lot of traditional little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexandru R
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Iasi, Romania
Beautiful Italian Village

One of several beautiful villages we visited on our recent trip to Italy. Extremely photogenic... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Ron G
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scanno is a shepperd small city. Here you can visit a little museum and a lot of traditional little shops. I liked it very much. Also near is the Scanno lake witch you should also visit and take a hike through the woods

Thank Alexandru R
Reviewed 11 September 2018

One of several beautiful villages we visited on our recent trip to Italy. Extremely photogenic. Others villages recommended: Arpino, Montalcino, Pienza, Castrovalva, Villetta Barrea, Opi. All gorgeous, a must for photo buffs.

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We visited the town after going to the lake. A beautiful town listed as one of Italy's 19 most beautiful villages. We meandered up windy cobbled streets looking at the old architecture and catching glimpses of the beautiful views - breathraking. Would recommend for a...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Scanno has seen a lot time within its walls. There are structures dating back to 500. It seems that Italy has many of these types of ancient towns that seem to survive despite modernity. One can feel the history in these living museums.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

As a tourist the worst thing you can do is arrive in a town between lunch time and 4pm. The towns are ghost towns. You are lucky to find a bar open for a coffee. Scanno comes alive during July and August when the townspeople...More

Thank 48rosa
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you are in the Abruzzo area, this town is beautiful to see. I was there on an August Sunday and the streets were full of tourists, which makes the shops and attractions much better because of the excitement. (It also makes the vendors happy)....More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

As others have indicated on Tripadvisor this hilltop village is well worth a visit. The higher you go (near the chairlifts) you can see the architecture change and appear more Swiss like. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank Grandview301
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Scanno is an ancient village at 1050 meters on sea level, characterized by stone houses, steps and arches. It is really beautiful, it's streets have inspired famous painters and photographers. Old ladies are still dressed in their traditional costumes. Just below the village there is...More

Thank Giovanna G
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Trying to get to Scanno in the middle of winter can be a bit taxing but certainly worth it. A beautiful town with plenty of old architecture to keep your cameras busy.

Thank RonaldW1103
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Scanno framed by mountains is a quiet, charming and totally unspoilt village, with friendly people, according to an Italian website the population is 1,890. It was wonderful soaking up this little piece of Italy, unhurriedly wandering winding small streets and alleys with steps, that led...More

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