Spending a morning exploring Roccascalegna Castle, followed by truffle hunting and an extensive truffle lunch, is the perfect way to start a Friday and indulge in a unique and unforgettable experience
Visiting the Spoltore Medieval Times Festival offers a captivating journey back in time, immersing visitors in the rich and vibrant atmosphere of the Middle Ages. From elaborate costumes and authentic reenactments to traditional music and artisan crafts, the festival provides a unique opportunity to experience the magic and charm of medieval life.
The diaspora from Abruzzo to Canada has left a profound mark on both and forged a connection that spans continents. Here from one member of this community and why he is celebrating Canada this July 1st.
Abruzzo has been awarded 13 Blue Flags for the best of its beaches in 2023! These glorious golden sand beaches stretch along the Adriatic coast through 3 provinces, but also inland in L’Aquila on its lakes!
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!
Each first Sunday of the month, Abruzzo and Italian state museums and archaeological sites open their doors for free as part of Domenica al Museo. This is a fabulous national wide initiative that allows you to explore and discover the history and treasures of Abruzzo.
If you are a fan of Italian traditional dress, one museum to dip into is Sulmona’s Museo Civico Santissima Annunziata.
I ceci della sposa (The Bride’s Chickpeas) is Pescasseroli’s ancient fertility rite held the first weekend of August that is thoughtt to have arrived with the shepherds and transumanza from Puglia
Many of us know Nunzio Marcelli from visits to La Porta dei Parchi, but he is also the president of Rete Appia (The Italian Pastoral Network). Here he expresses solidarity with fellow Sardinian shepherds after the devastating fires that hit the island this week and proposes ways to reduce the ferocity of forest fires in Italy in the future
The stunning roman settlement of Peltuinum lies southeast of L’Aquila, close to Prata D’Ansidonia on a ridge that overlooks the beautiful Aterno valley and is surrounded by some of the Apennines’ highest peaks, The Gran Sasso, the Majella, the Sirente.