Our ‘all about Abruzzo’ blog is written to keep you connected to Italy’s rocky heart! We explore, discover, and recommend to create a co-operative Abruzzo travel + food blog guide written by those that love Abruzzo. Many of the writers are members on our private LifeInAbruzzo Facebook group, do join us!
Casale San Nicola (TE) is one of those secret Abruzzesi villages that you stumble
Many people ask is there a must-see or visit Abruzzo bucket list? For those looking for a list driven by visual treats, you could seek inspiration from Alessandro Speca’s new photography book, Sensazioni d’Abruzzo
The small Chieti town of San Giovanni Teatino’s re-enactment of the rites associated with their patron saint, John the Baptist, foraging for wild herbs and flowers to make the elixir, L’Acqua di San Giovanni illustrates perfectly one of the more colourful ways to learn about Abruzzo and a particular community
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
Sometimes we in Abruzzo can be immune to the wonders around us, the incredible
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 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.
Escher in Abruzzo – a handy trail of the lithographs and a map of the hilltop towns & mountain villages that Escher depicted in his famous hypnotic, geometrically impossible architectural inventions
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.