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Sulmona, Italy
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All reviews central square main piazza gelato watch the world italian town old town at lunchtime few hours national park palace region aqueduct countryside rome poet confetti fountain
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Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Nice city 60 km near Pescara, souvenir shops everywhere, arhitecture, but no restaurant to eat. Only a pizzeria without tables, closed at lunch time. So, take with you somethig to eat in your bag!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carmencarmenuz
Reviewed 16 January 2019

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen S
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K6430YUkeng
Reviewed 30 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ibeaudryp
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jonee888
Reviewed 9 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank bimmerfun
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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