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Lovely place, very tranquil

We spent a few hours wandering in the peaceful town of Sulmona, brightened up by the famous... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Karen S
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Deal, United Kingdom
Lovely slice of Abruzzo

Sulmona like all of this region is steeped in history. Getting past all the walls, portas, and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Ken G
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Margate City, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We spent a few hours wandering in the peaceful town of Sulmona, brightened up by the famous confetti shops - I didn't realise how many there would be! Enjoyed having a coffee overlooking the main piazza with its famous acqueduct. Definitely a place to relax,...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Sulmona like all of this region is steeped in history. Getting past all the walls, portas, and churches the town has a wonderful, fairly lively family feel. As advertised people here are very warm and helpful. This is a very provincial area surrounded by extraordinary...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The aquaduct is amazing and has surprisingly delicious water but the central square fountain could use more upkeep.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We were here for 5 days walking and exploring Majella National Park. Sulmona has a lovely if slightly run down centro storico worth a morning or afternoon to explore. The bars and restaurants are fine if a little lacking in sophistication and genuine choice.

Thank Jonee888
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Loved our time in Sulmona. A refreshing getaway from the main tourist spots across Italy - I’d highly recommend it to any traveler.

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 5 April 2018

My mom is from Sulmona and many of my relatives still live there. My favorite regions are Tuscany and Veneto, but Sulmona is a very charming and friendly ancient town. In fact, I recently lead a trip with colleagues to Italy, where I drove them...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I spent 3 days and 2 nights to see the Easter processions which are truly moving and impressive. The town per se is full of endearing buildings and small treasures.

Thank Aldo P
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We stayed in a restored 14th century "palace" in the old town, a couple of minutes' walk from the main street where every evening the locals come out and walk up and down, socialise and maybe eat a gelati, or sit and watch the younger...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The city of Sulmona is absolutely astonishing. Her historical centre is worthy a neighbourhood of ancient Roma. With its charming alleys, wonderful old buildings and the typical southern italian vibe, Sulmona is a fabulous gem off the beaten path. If you want a real italian...More

1  Thank YoungTurks8588
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Everything you need is right there on Corso Ovidio! During our 1 week stay there was a night market offering food, shoes, clothing, hardware, kitchenware etc.... We were fortunate our stay coincided with Piano Piano. All the piazzas along Corso Ovidio had either music videos,...More

5  Thank Grandview301
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