Abruzzo produces the famous Montepulciano grapes for wine and some of the best olive oils. Traditional farms make the area famous for a host of cheeses, salami, culatello, cooked ham and sausages. Abruzzo is affectionately described by Italians as the 'kitchen cupboard.'

Refresh your spirit in the tranquillity of the huge Maiella National park, unchanging and timeless. The commitment to environmental conservation, together with the great area of the territory that is effectively protected by parks, has earned Abruzzo the deserved title of 'greenest region in Europe,' where 75% of all Europe's flora and fauna species are represented. For lovers of natural beauty, the lakes of Casoli, Bomba, Penne and Scanno are within easy reach.

Villa Maieletta is perfectly positioned to nearby Palombaro the focal point for local 'festas' throughout the year and just one hour from Pescara airport. The ski resorts of the Roccaraso area are a similar distance. Pescara is the centre for designer shopping, lively culture, social activities and a popular beach resort, together with nearby Francavilla. The quieter beaches of Fossacesia can be reached in only 30 minutes.