Ladles at the ready, the snow has arrived which calls for rich and slippery pasta soupy dressings like Pasta, Fagioli e Cotiche so beloved in Colledimezzo (CH). This stunning town overlooks Lago Bomba and its community always serves this dish at their San Antonio Abate festivals
san antonio abate
From 20 to 22 January “Lu Sand’Andonje” returns to Cermignano, a great winter festival dedicated to the cult of one of the most beloved saints of Abruzzo, Sant’Antonio Abate.
Colledimezzo invites you to join them to discover the local traditions associated with one of the most important saints celebrated across Abruzzo, San Antonio Abate!
Tossicia rekindles its glorious fire to celebrate San Antonio d’Abate after a 2 year break due to the pandemic. The construction of the fire is a marvel in itself!
Victory re-enactments come in all shapes and sizes across Abruzzo and Fara Filiorum Petri’s combustible one is one of the highlights.
Victory re-enactments come in all shapes and sizes across Abruzzo and Fara Filiorum Petri’s combustible one is one of the highlights. It is breathtakingly dramatic and very very loud, imagine 15 x 7 m high reed farchie interlaced with bangers being lit to celebrate an 18th-century defeat of the French!
The prominence & importance of the local butcher is, dare I whisper, more than the priest; this is the man who really will see you right in this world