The Festa dei banderesi di Bucchianico is a wonderfully colourful festival that contains elements of commemoration, cultural expression, and community spirit deep in the Maiella National Park
Walk around the streets of many of Abruzzo’s towns and villages 60 days after Easter and you’ll experience the vibrant celebration of l’Infiorata del Corpus Domini. This enchanting event, held annually on the occasion of Corpus Christi, showcases an extraordinary display of floral artistry
A captivating account of the allure of Cantine Aperte’s weekend of wine for those visiting Abruzzo in May, or why to bring your plans forward and make sure you do visit the region the last weekend of May
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
There are 32 Abruzzesi venues that will be opening their doors for free on 25-26th March as part of FAI’s Spring Open Day which aims to preserve, promote and protect the region’s rich and beautiful cultural heritage
There is a small but wonderful multimedia exhibition in Rome running from May through to August that chronicles the communities of the mountain villages that sit on Teramo’s Gran Sasso range and encircle Cerqueto di Fano Adriano recorded by Don Nicola Jobbi.
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.
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.
A papier-mâché costume disguises a man and fireworks whose enthralling rhythmic dance to local folk music begins slowly before reaching its finale, ecstatic explosions
Tenacious & hardy can be used to describe the ladies from Prezza but also to their legendary artichokes that grow just 1 side on the balcony of Abruzzo