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Domenica al Museo – Free Entrance State Musuems

Museo Archeologico Nazionale "La Civitella" via generale, Via Giuseppe Salvatore Pianell, 1, Chieti

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 without charge outside your transportation to the site.

A Taste of Autumn – Festival of Vino Cotto and Chestnuts

Roccamontepiano contrada Terranova, Roccamontepiano

Roccamontepiano  is Abruzzo's Vino Cotto capital (Cooked Wine) and celebrates this elixir with tastings and demonstrations of how it is made, local dishes a market and dance and music!  For those that don't know about this liqueur, Montepulciano grapes are simmered and then aged in oak caskets.  Traditionally, it was the drink used to wet a baby's head and given as part of the dowry!

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