The San Michele Arcangelo Patron Saint Festival in Vasto is a vibrant and cherished annual 3-day celebration. This lively event honours San Michele with religious processions, colourful parades, and traditional Italian music and dance performances. Locals and visitors come together to revel in joyful festivities that capture Vasto’s rich cultural heritage
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The re-enactment of the Toson d’Oro in Vasto brings history to life as participants don Renaissance attire and recreate the elaborate ceremonies associated with the prestigious Order of the Golden Fleece.
Our handy 24 hours in Vasto guide, written by local Riley Bianchi, an American who settled within touching distance of the precious historic centre and which includes ideas for foodies, kids, markets to visit, cycle routes to try and wineries to try
Heat wave or not or as they say in English, ‘by hook or by crook’ I will present my third annual exhibition in July at the Sala Mattioli in Vasto.
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!
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
Discover why bells still hold a unique position in Abruzzo with festivals and a pilgrimage associated with them and the chance to win a handcrafted personalised ceramic bell from the Ceramiche Fulvi studio
A fragrant all season ragu that lets Abruzzo’s Queen of cold cuts do all the hard work for you
Brodetto Vastese the winding barter fish soup that like James Bond’s martini you shake not stir
Succulent sweet squid in a thick tomato sauce served on a bed of creamy grilled polenta – juxtaposed textures make for unlikely but perfect bedfellows