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Famous for being the birthplace of Ovid, the roman poet. Sulmona is also famous for its confetti, or sugar coated almonds, and its historical city center with some historic buildings including, churches, palaces and fountains.
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
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
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.
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
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