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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Rocca San Giovanni

 When in Abruzzo, one of the must-see destinations you should consider is Rocca San Giovanni, even as a stop-over or part of your sightseeing itinerary. It is a town and commune in the province of Chieti. It may not be your typical tourist trap, and you are not likely to experience it to be as crowded as the typical tourist destinations, but that is just a part of its charm and a reason to visit and spend some time. Here are five more reasons to go:

  1. It has its own share of wonderful historic attractions – Visit the historical center of the town that has been around since the 14th century. See what remains of the Norman walls, which had been standing since 1061. A visit to Rocca San Giovanni is not complete without dropping by the Church of St. Matthew, which is notable for its medieval structure of a smaller scale inspired by that of San Giovanni Abbey in Venere. The bell tower was added around the 14th to 15th centuries.

 2. See Zoo d’Abruzzo – Spend at least two hours and 30 minutes exploring the zoo and getting to know some of the wildlife in Rocca San Giovanni and Abruzzo itself. It is a child-friendly and family-friendly attraction that is great for everyone, especially for animal lovers.


3. Cantina Frentana – A vacation is all about treating yourself. So why not visit Cantina Frentana Winery and spend a day tasting some of the best wines and local food.

 4. Relaxing Beach– One visiting Rocca San Giovanni can also consider visiting the nearby Vasto Beach and taste the enjoy a relaxing day at the sea shore.

5.  Easy to reach – You can easily reach the beautiful medieval village of Rocca San Giovanni from Villa Adriatica with a short 45-minute drive.

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