Chieti Italy
A Lovely City to Visit in the Italian Abruzzo Region

Chieti Italy

Chieti Italy is a lovely city and comune in the central part of Italy, in the Abrusso region. It is also the capital of a province by the same name. It is located 200 km northeast of Italy's capital - Rome. The city is perched up on a hill overlooking the Pescara River which offers beautiful backdrops for some incredible vacation photos. Sitting below Mount Maiella and above the Sabgro Valley, you will discover the wooded mountains of the region and an absolute oasis the anyone who appreciates gorgeous landscapes.


The cove-marked coastline of the province of Chieti displays some of the most beautiful beaches in the region. This makes Chieti Italy a great summer destination and provides a fun time for all ages. Strolling through the city, one can feel the Roman influence in the architecture and puzzle-like structure of the commune layout.

Chieti Italy is a bustling city which hosts a lot festivals and concerts at night, especially during the summer months. It's an absolute pleasure to visit the city and experience it in its full glory. Here, they hold one of the most colourful festivals in the region. The streets get carpeted and arranged with flower petals in honour of Corpus Domini - a religious celebration beloved by the locals.

While strolling though the streets of Chieti you will notice many beautifully constructed palaces in the Gothic, Romanesque and Byzantine styles. You will find a few spacious squares with ample cafe, restaurants, and beautiful shops just buzzing with activity all day, every day. 

When you are tired of sightseeing and strolling around, why not take a load off and dine at one of the fine cafes while sampling some of the local delicacies. Some items on the menu that you may typically find are: arrosticini (lamb nuggets on skewers), stuffed roasted rabbit and the chewy Torrone candy for desert. Buon Appetito!

As you can see, there are many things to do around Chieti Italy and if travelling with a family, rest assured - there will be something here to do for absolutely everyone, no matter the age.

Chieti Italy Map & Train Tips

Getting to Chieti Italy by train is easy because this lovely city in Abruzzo region boasts its own railway station. The Chieti train station offers slower regional trains as well as intercity service that can also get you to other great destinations such as Rome, Pescara, L'Aquila and much more. Refer to the Italy train map for an overall glimpse of the country's railway system.

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