Penne’s Venerdi Santo (Good Friday) procession is one of the riches of the Easter traditions in Abruzzo and dates back to 1570, the second oldest Good Friday procession in Abruzzo.
Have you ever wondered how Abruzzo got its name? Here is a simple explanation from the author Anne McDonnel taken from her book, In the Abruzzi,
Join English in the Woods at Il Borgo degli Gnomi in Teramo for a unique forest-style English language learning school for its second year this Christmas school holiday.
This year we’ve decided to work on our sustainability and have created Bag Abruzzo for our ‘Don’t Let it Burn’ campaign. Each cloth bag tells a story about Abruzzo, which is always a great conversation opener and means to promote our favourite region
Alongside the wonderful cheese awards presented to Abruzzo’s finest artisan producers was the expose in L’Espresso of how Abruzzo’s pastoralists are under threat by the presence of the Grazing Mafia across the region. Here’s how you can help!
Here’s how we celebrate World Pasta Day in Abruzzo. We applaud the pasta makers, take a wistful look back on all the pasta we’ve recently eaten in Abruzzo and the technique of making the not-quite-so-well-known pasta alla mugnaia!
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
Do listen to team LifeInAbruzzo’s first-ever podcast hosted by Destination Eat Drink who wanted to know everything wonderful about Abruzzo!
Save the Dates! Here are some of the fun excursions that clever Life in Abruzzo Group members have added to our new roving ‘First Sunday ‘Pop-ups’ for coffee, cake and chat.
Sunday Live in Abruzzo: And the Land Won, Beating Giants
Join us on Sunday 12th December for a very special Sunday Live in Abruzzo with Maria Rita D’Orsogna on Zoom who will be discussing her winning battle against the fossil fuel companies and government drilling in Abruzzo. For those seeking a little hope in these turbid times, and how every little helps in this climate emergency this could be the remedy!