European Heritage Day Events: Abruzzo 2021, 25‐26th September

European Heritage Days Abruzzo

Make the most of the 2021 European Heritage Events in Abruzzo when you can enjoy entrance to see many hidden treasures for free or just a token €1!

The “GEP – Giornate Europee del Patrimonio”

Every year for two days in September, Italy participates in the EU’s  ‘European Heritage Days’ the aim of which is to emphasize the central role of cultural heritage and bring together participating communities.

From the most famous museums to non-state museums, comuni, galleries, foundations and private associations will each provide a colourful and varied cultural offering as they open up their doors day and night to show off their treasures and celebrate their diverse history and identity.

Patrimonio culturale: TUTTI inclusi!”

The theme of the 2021 European Heritage Days is ‘Heritage: All inclusive’.  A reflection on cultural heritage that embraces and extends to all citizens, of all age groups, ethnic groups, minorities in the area, and people with disabilities.

Abruzzo’s Program for the Weekend!

Highlights (from poster image at the top of this article). Pescara on Sunday 26 from 16 to 20, the Summa Foundation will put on a guided tour of the studio of the artist Franco Summa, to discover his works inspired by the theme of environmental art and its intervention in urban spaces.

On Saturday and Sunday, there are guided tours of the Roman Baths of Chieti and the Tempietto of S. Maria del Tricalle, guided tours of the archaeological park of Iuvanum in Montenerodomo, and the Italic Temples of Schiavi d’Abruzzo.

Archaeological walks are planned to the Roman city of Alba Fucens and to the Emissary of Claudio nel Fucino in Capistrello; a  night walk to San Benedetto dei Marsi and to the Sanctuary of the goddess Angizia in Luco dei Marsimodern and contemporary art is included by guided tours in the historic center of Bolognano and the works inspired by Joseph Beuys in the centenary year of his birth.  In Montebello sul Sangro art and architecture installations will be displayed in the abandoned village of Buonanotte

In Lanciano, there are guided visits to Federico Spoltore’s studio and house.

Guided tours of the birthplace of Ignazio Silone in Pescina .

In Teramo there are guided visits to the Madonna delle Grazie and the Roman Theater; in Campli guided tours of the archaeological park of the Campovalano necropolis.

Listings within Abruzzo’s Main State Cultural Museums and Monuments

Day Events

Evening Events

Sam Dunham
Author: Sam Dunham

Sam is a very lucky midlife 'mamma' to A who is 12 and juggles her work as a self-employed freelance SEO food and travel copywriter and EFL teacher. She is the founder of the Life In Abruzzo Cultural Association, co-founder of Let's Blog Abruzzo. she is the founder of the 'English in the Woods' initiative, teaching English outdoors in a forest style school.


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