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The ancient city of L'Aquila is perched atop a hillside in the middle of a narrow valley, amid the majestic snow draped mountains of the Gran Sasso massif in the Abruzzo region in Central Italy. Home to the reputed university of L'Aquila and many cultural institutions, theaters, art academies and film institutes, this lively city is a labyrinthine maze of streets and pretty squares, lined with Baroque and Renaissance buildings, and magnificent churches which open onto splendid piazzas. Clustered all over the city are numerous L'Aquila accommodation options which offer a warm welcome to vacationers with their excellent services and great hospitality. So whether you are a shoestring budget traveler or love to spend extravagantly for a royal stay, you will have an ample choice here.

One of the major highlights of L'Aquila is the beautiful renaissance Church of San Bernardino di Siena, which is located in the heart of the city. It has fine facades by Nicolo Filotesio and features the monument tomb of the saint donned with ornate sculptures, and executed by Silverstro Ariscola in 1480. Visit the Santa Maria di Collemaggio where you can see the pink and white facade, 14th century mosaics, and a Gothic interior. L'Aquila's well-preserved 16th century castle houses the National Museum of the Abruzzo. A well-known city landmark is the Fontana Luminosa (Luminous Fountain), a sculpture of two women bearing large jars built in the 1930's and the medieval Fontana delle 99 Cannelle, or Fountain of the 99 Spouts (whose source is still unknown) commemorating the 99 villages said to have established the city. Easily accessible from holiday homes L Aquila are many well landscaped gardens where you can unwind and relax amid lush green environs and enjoy thrilling rides and games. And if you are passionate about Golf then L’Aquila offers a fine selection of world class golf courses, which are easily accessible from holiday homes L Aquila. You can also check out the excellent golf courses in the nearby cities of Penna and Pocentro.

L’Aquila is worth a try when it comes to shopping. Enjoy browsing through the local markets where you can buy everything from art and crafts, trendy clothing to sumptuous delicacies and finest wines. The market is open every morning except Sundays. A must visit is the famous shopping street named Corso Vittorio Emanuela, which has a variety of shops, outlets, stores, boutiques, and galleries. For gourmets, the city has a plethora of eateries, from local and charming bistros to a handful of plush restaurants located around L Aquila holiday rentals where you can get your taste buds tingling to sumptuous Italian food and many international cuisines from Chinese and French to Greek, Portuguese, and American. As the sun goes down, the city comes alive with sizzling bars, pubs, and nightclubs where you sip your favorite drinks and party with your loved ones till wee hours of the morning.

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