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In the historical centre it is possible to visit the medieval square Piazza Piè di Corte with his charateristic fountain. Near the centre there is the Badia Santa Maria di Mejulano of the year 1000.

Famous is her Fortress with ramparts of the Bourbons, a truly fortified town; in the centre it is possible to admire the elegant Medieval and Renaissance Houses, and also many churches and historical palaces.

This town is full of historical and old architectonic monuments with an important necropolis of the Iron Age, and some sepulcres. You can admire the churches of San Nicola and San Francesco (of the year 1300). The build-up area is dominated by the Fortress Balascio grounded around year 1000.

Atri was one of the most famous cities in the past. In Piazza Duomo you will discover the Cattedrale dell'Assunta, the baroque Church Santa Reparata, the Episcopal Palace, Palace Mambelli, the Seminary of the sixteenth century and the City Theatre.

Located in the municipality of Isola del Gran Sasso, the sanctuary of St. Gabriel, the patron saint of Abruzzo, is a popular religious destination on several occasions during the year. The ancient part of the sanctuary dates back to 1908 and is built in neoclassical style, while the modern part is realized in a contemporary style.

You will discover the landscaped and artistic patrimony, going along the eno-gastronomical routes, which permit to appreciate also the cultivations of hills and the typical products, as freshand seasoned cheeses, the oilve oil extravergine , vegetables, and typical pork products from the old working and the greatest wines of Abruzzo like Trebbiano, Cerasuolo and Montepulciano.

Civitella del Tronto is one of the stations of departure for the naturalistic excursions in the National Park Gran Sasso and Mounts della Laga, characterised from the rich vegetation and for the presence of great herbivorous like chamois, stag-beetle and roe deer, also predators like the wolf, the wild cat, the beechmarten, king eagle.

From Alba Adriatica it is possible to visit other cities in the region "Marche": Ascoli Piceno, Offida, Ripatransone, Recanati, Sanctuary of Loreto and Frasassi Grotte. Moreover it is be possible to organize excursions to other destinations: L'aquila, Rome, Assisi, Tremiti Islands, San Giovanni Rotondo (Father Pio), National Park of Abruzzo and Massif Maiella.