Making your own olive oil soap and beauty products is flourishing in Abruzzo, there are some wonderful workshops to take part in if you visit and if you can’t here are 3 traditional natural recipes to try at home
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Our handy list of Italian and international 20th-century photographers who explored and captured Abruzzo so perfectly through their lens and the books to find their work where possible.
Learn the best-kept secrets of Abruzzo’s most famous artist and his works, Francesco Paolo Michetti’s through his Francavilla al Mare biographer Ernesto Bertucci Bellafante
If you’re a fan of dragons or mythical and fantastic beasts, there are some great examples to be discovered in Abruzzo that don’t just rely upon the mythical sword skills of St George and his dragon story
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Now’s your chance to help support Abruzzese heritage and give the rest of the world a chance to know a little more about this fascinating and dramatic part of Italy.
Oh how the Romans adored their mosaics, across all of Abruzzo’s four provinces, fine examples of their skilful embellishment of floors and walls have been uncovered
The Perfect Skirt – Conversation with Assunta Perilli. One thing you never ask an Abruzzese weaver is how long that cloth took to weave…
Arsita’s enthralling monumental open air gallery that sheds light onto the rural part of Abruzzo which has always been overlooked
Fontecchio: Keeping The Door Open on a Piazza’s Heartbeat
Keeping a piazza alive in Italy’s small mountain towns and villages is no easy feat when stark statistics point to 15,000 threatened by depopulation. But sustainable steps can be taken that keep dreams and towns alive, like this neat initiative in the small town of Fontecchio (AQ).
Shepherds are expert weather watchers, but even they can be caught out in Abruzzo’s high pastures, here’s the story of one, Pupi Nunzio di Roio and a sculpture dedicated to him and the other risk bearing shepherds of Abruzzo