Sulmona is located approximately 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Rome, the country's capital, and about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Naples.
Sulmona isn't the only place in this popular region worth exploring; visitors with plenty of time should also head off and experience the unique qualities of the nearby scenery, towns and cities. You'll also find Villetta Barrea, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Opi 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north.
Around 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest of Sulmona is Rocca di Cambio, an important regional center which is home to Pista Dick Ski Lift, Cisterna Ski Lift and Monte Rotondo Ski Lift. Brecciara Ski Lift, Colle Sinistro Ski Lift and Colle Destro Ski Lift are some more popular places definitely worth visiting for those who have more time on their hands.
Experience moments of transcendence in Italy's shrines. When you ask the locals what they recommend seeing around Sulmona, you'll often be advised to check out the region's open-air museums, gardens and open-air markets.
If you visit during winter, have a go at some of the local wintersports like skiing and cross-country skiing. These are popular in the region. The area around Sulmona offers plenty of activities for those with a love of water. Swimming and sailing are both ways to have fun upon the water here.
When it is time to leave this special place, say farewell the way they do in Italian, with a heartfelt "Ciao."