In a vibrant and nostalgic journey, two first-generation American girls recount their captivating experience of visiting their father’s enchanting birthplace of Scanno, nestled where the air is alive with whispers of ancestral tales and the sweet melodies of heartfelt reunions
La Serenate delle Chezette is busking Scanno style. Through a simple serenade, your reward is a meal and company in the deep dark winter. It takes place on the eve of Epiphany (5th Jan), villagers hang up a sock and sing this traditional folk song called the Chezette.
If you are in Abruzzo in November, and like your autumn nights peppered with gathering outdoors to watch colossal towering pyres lit that evoke rites traditions from the distant past that celebrate new beginnings with song, Vino Novello, Scanno’s ‘Le Glorie di San Martino’ is unmissable!
Scanno is beloved & iconised by the world’s most famous photographers, but what about today, where should you visit? Here’s a handy local’s guide of what to do in Scanno if you are visiting for the day.
Immortalised by such renowned photographers as Henri Cartier Bresson & Mario Giacomelli, Scanno is Abruzzo’s cultural hot-spot
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Abruzzo has been awarded 13 Blue Flags for the best of its beaches in 2023! These glorious golden sand beaches stretch along the Adriatic coast through 3 provinces, but also inland in L’Aquila on its lakes!
Our theme for our Life In Abruzzo January photography competition was ‘January sun’ with its spectacular low sun silvery gold hues against powder skies that brighten and cheer up down days and here are the stunning winning entries!