Escher in Abruzzo – a handy trail of the lithographs and a map of the hilltop towns & mountain villages that Escher depicted in his famous hypnotic, geometrically impossible architectural inventions
Towns & Villages
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Enjoy our 24 hr guide to Pescara written by local photographer and food writer Allegra Pomilio. For many Pescara is their first place of arrival, they land at its airport, flying in over its beaches and what looks like a crest or giant ripple but is just its cycle and footbridge, the Ponte del Mare
Red Devils, Spitfires and Partisans
Join the people of Civitella Messer Raimondo as they celebrate the liberation of their town from Nazi Germany, with the help of the Maiella Brigade and Red Devils for a fascinating historical walk through the Maiella National Geo Park
Our 24-hour guide to the beach town of Silvi Marina and its hillside sister, Silvi Paese is written by Serena Mariani, creator of Pasquale’s Peppers whose peperoncini you may have spotted on our marketplace.
Here’s our local’s guide on how to spend 24 hours in the city of Teramo and its close by satellite small towns, many of which feature in the list of Borghi più Belli d’Italia (Most Beautiful Small Towns of Italy)
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.
Tornareccio is the town in Abruzzo that everyone should make a beeline to who loves art, bees and honey. The town has been transformed into an open-air museum and a vibrant centre of contemporary art that pays homage to its status of capital of honey
For many Francavilla al Mare is simply a modern seaside town, to be enjoyed for its sandy beaches, shallow waters and eating a wonderful seafood lunch, but it has a rich cultural history and was formerly nicknamed Abruzzo’s Cradle of Art, which you can still dip into when you visit helped along by a local whose tips are always the very best to follow!
Local Pia Simone shares her list of magical guide of things to see and do when in the seaside town of Fossacesia (CH).
Arsita’s enthralling monumental open air gallery that sheds light onto the rural part of Abruzzo which has always been overlooked