In Campo di Giove, cultural events take place during the summer and winter mainly.
On 3 January, ‘Il Presepe itinerante’ – an itinerant nativity scene, a sacred portrayal – is set up in a small and evocative historical center of the town.
For those who like to travel in time, historical and tourist train rides are recommended, organized by ‘Fondazione FS Italiane’, which proposes itineraries on board vintage coaches along the Sulmona-Isernia line (inaugurated in 1897), also called the “Italian Trans-Siberian”, displaying in winter, in full Apennine style, local snowy mountains and valleys.
Just before the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Christmas Markets are getting open in town, with about thirty stalls offering the best local products, such as arrosticini, soups, cheeses, honey and sweets.
During the summer, Campo di Giove is characterized by a rich program of musical evenings, theatrical performances, and entertainment.
Mountain lovers have the opportunity to take hikes or simple walks in the woods and pine forests accompanied by qualified personnel, also for observation of animals, such as deer, roe deer, chamois, hares and wolves.
Hotel Abruzzo, additionally, has an agreement with a shuttle service, to let its guests discover the beauties of nearby towns, rich in history and tradition of Abruzzo:
Pescocostanzo. It is part of the “most beautiful towns and villages of Italy” (“Borghi più belli d’Italia”), famous for its urban architecture, the goldsmith’s art still alive and present in the characteristic goldsmith’s stores and workshops, the lace, and the Basilica of Santa Maria del Colle.
Rivisondoli. Known among other things for the Living Nativity Scene – the oldest and most known portrayal of its kind, held annually on 5 January. With the Monte Pratello ski lifts, it makes part of the Roccaraso ski area, the biggest of the Apennines.
Roccaraso. Known international ski resort, famous for the ski facilities considered to be among the best of the most known Alpine resorts.
Scanno. Famous for the lake that bears its name, it is an Abruzzo town believed to be one of the most beautiful in the region. Makes part of the “most beautiful villages of Italy” (“Borghi più belli d’Italia”).
Barrea. Renowned tourist center, thanks to, above all, the lake that bears its name and to the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, to which it belongs.
Pacentro. Among the “most beautiful villages of Italy” (“Borghi più belli d’Italia”), with a picturesque historic center and the Caldora castle of unique value.
Pettorano sul Gizio. It is also named among the “most beautiful villages of Italy”, with its preserved historic center and the Cantelmo castle.
Sulmona. The home of Ovid, confetti, and local handicraft. It is a reference center of the whole Peligna Valley.
Caramanico Terme. Renowned thermal resort, it is part of the “most beautiful villages of Italy”.