- Parks and Nature: With 75% of the flora and fauna species in Europe, and three National Parks Abruzzo is considered to be one of the greenest region in Europe. Natural reserves, like the National Park of Abruzzo, the Park of Gran Sasso and the Laga Mountains, or that of Mount Majella, protect the typical vegetable and animal species of the area, including the golden eagle, the wolf and the Marsican brown bear.
- Combination of mountains and sea: The natural landscape of the high and steep peaks of the Appennines on the west side slopes down to a wide range of hills, until it finally reaches the Adriatic coast on the east side.
- Variety of cycle routes: Abruzzo boasts a wider range of cycling trails than any other Italian region. Hundreds of kilometres of different routes that combine a more challenging terrain, typical of the mountains landscape, with an easier and more relaxing one as you get closer to the coast.
- Preserved medieval cities: Abruzzo is dotted with a countless of old villages charchterized by a great variety of medieval abbeys, churches, monasteries and civic buildings. Here you can still feel the authentic rural lifestyle whose traditions are still alive today, thanks to local folklore and handicraft.
- Culinary heritage: Being closed both to the mountains and the sea, Abruzzo has a rich culinary tradition: one of the best saffron in the world, pecorino cheese, "arrosticini", fish soups and a great variety of wines like Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.