Elice ItalyElice is well worth the drive as you enjoy the spectacular views of the San Lorenzo vineyards and rolling hills with Gran Sasso as a backdrop.  Note: Keep in mind that most shops close between 1:30pm and 4:00pm

Distance from Casa Anatra: 10km


Things to see:IMG_0127

  • The medieval castle, attached to the parish church, in bricks and stone
  • The Church of Santa Lucia, built in the XIII century but completely renovated inside in the XIX century
  • The Church of San Martino founded in 1272
  • The Church of San Rocco
  • Remains from the lower Paleolithic era are located in the area of Contrada Sant’Angelo



  • 8-9-10 July: festival of the “Scrippelle” (kind of crepês); locals dress in traditional garb and go all out to recreate the Italy of the Middle Ages

Elice is a beautiful medieval town twenty minutes from house

Best  Restaurants:IMG_0601 edited

  • Terre e Sapori
  • La Luna nel Pozzo