The landscape sorrounding Atri is one of the most particular and suggestive of Abruzzo. You can find wide beaches, marvelous pinewoods and discover the countryside with beautiful olive groves, orchards and vineyards covering the blooming hills.
Among the hills of the countryside there are small medieval hamlets like Montepagano and Mutignano with the view on the sea that offer a landscape going from Gran Sasso to the sea and from Conero’s shore to Gargano’s promontory.
The Calanchi sorrounding Atri are other peculiarities that offer marvelous proofs of the erosive phenomena. Within the Calanchi natural reserve you can also hike up with a guide and through beautiful landscapes and wild nature pieces you can discover the entire floreal and fauna world that has ever been there.
Through Vomano Valley you can follow the Saint Mary from Propezzano’s, Saint Clement from Vomano’s or Saint Mary from Ronzano’s Benedictine Abbey itinerary until the bottom of Gran Sasso with the ancient Saint John ad Insulam Abbey.
In only 30 minutes you can travel through the nature reaching easily the great Abruzzo’s National Parks like Gran Sasso’s, Laga Mountains’, Maiella’s, Velino-Sirente’s. Here Abruzzo keeps its floral fauna and natural heritage that has hedged in for centuries.
In Piazza Duomo there is the Saint Mary Assunta’s Cathedral of 1285 recently restored. There are its interesting four portals of XIII century and a squared apse with marvelous Andrea Delitio’s frescos of XIV century.
The annexed Museum hedges in precious relics like painted majolicas, crosses, statues, pieces and mosaics of the ancientest buildings and silver or ivory crosiers. The courtyard and the bell tower were completed in XV century by Antonio Lodi.