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.
May in Abruzzo – What to Expect – Where to Go – What to Eat
Here are our favourite ways to spend a poppy-filled May in Abruzzo. Must visit Abruzzesi sagre includes the Cocullo Snake Festival and do look at our list of pop up events like ‘aperte cantine’ that you can join if you are travelling that weekend. Most of all here’s what to expect from the beautiful springtime flora and fauna if you go walking and the delicious seasonal local foods that May delivers.
Tuesday 6th June, Coffee Morning – Popoli with Andrew and Katja! Part of our roving Life In Abruzzo ‘Pop-ups’! The chance to meet other lovely members of our private Facebook group over coffee, cake and a new vista. Explore an Abruzzo town with the help of some friendly locals.
The dates and times where to watch the Giro d’Italia in Abruzzo 2022! I love watching the vivid colours that sweep past & almost catch you off balance as you swivel to stay with the leaders but[t] end
Cantine Aperte in Abruzzo is back on with a bang in 2023 when the very best of Abruzzo’s cantine and wineries fling open their doors on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May and invite wine lovers to come and do some wine tasting
Luciano Coccia tells us about the harvest of his most longed for and ‘endangered’ crop, his broad beans (fave) and shares his Aunt’s recipe for an Abruzzese masterpiece, Sagne and Fave for a springtime treat!
There aren’t many things that don’t change but timeless Cocullo is one of those. Here we look back at the artists and photographers who recorded it in the 20th century, that Pete Austin first put together in our FB group, and which we have extended to include a couple more.
First Sunday Free Museum Entrance in Abruzzo: ‘Domenica al Museo’
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.
First Sunday: Penne, Coffee, Cornetti and Candlemaking
Would you like to know a little more about the popular town of Penne and join a money-saving workshop learning how to make your own candles?
Join us for a fabulous panoramic e-bike ride with Wildlife Adventures at Lago di Barrea in the middle of the Abruzzo, Molise and Lazio National Park on, Saturday 28th May
We know how much everyone enjoyed Danilo’s traditional Timballo recipe on the blog so here is his springtime veggie tweak to one of his family’s favourite recipes, and which will surely become a vegetarian classic in its own right!