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.
Our theme for our Life In Abruzzo January photography competition was ‘January sun’ with its spectacular low sun silvery gold hues against powder skies that brighten and cheer up down days and here are the stunning winning entries!
Our 24-hour guide to Penne is written by local Dianne Drew, who runs the boutique-style b&b and guestroom rental, ‘Terracielo Ramona‘ with incredible terrace vistas of Penne. She is part of the local arts co-operative and can guide you on some of the fantastic artisans to pay a visit to.
Valeria shares one of her delicious culinary confidences with a story and recipe about Pasta alla Genovese and how it changes style and ingredients in Abruzzo and the small art town of Penne
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?
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.