Intimate concerts held in some of the oldest and most beautiful Benedictine Abbeys in Abruzzo are featured in the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage and we have 2 pairs of tickets to win!
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Teramo’s Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta & San Bernardo, it’s positively Zen-like compared to some of the fleshier marble clad church interiors & worth a visit
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