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Cansano – Santa Maria Cuncett Festa

Cansano Piazza xx settembreola, Cansano, AQ

On December 8th in #Cansano from 17:00 we will be waiting for you for the SANTA MARIA CUNCETT', our traditional great bonfire to celebrate the  Immaculate Conception! 🔥

Recurring Event Ndocciata di Agnone

Ndocciata di Agnone

Agnone Corso di Agnone, Agnone, Molise

Ndocciata di Agnone is  an event that takes place on 8 and 24 December, consisting of a parade of huge torches (handcrafted silver fir trunks filled with broom), along the course of the city that is lined with locals to create a river of fire!

Polish Flavours Lunch & Edible Christmas Gifts

Il Monte Farmhouse il Monte Farmhouse, Contrada Colle Zingaro 106,, Torricella Peligna, Chieti

Have you ever tasted home-made pierogi (in the picture), or light and delicious chałka with creamy pate? Join us for a journey through rich flavours of our home country, and take a break from pasta and pizza😉 Tickle your tastebuds and spend a lovely afternoon in great company at our cosy Farmhouse!

Recurring Event Ndocciata di Agnone

Ndocciata di Agnone

Agnone Corso di Agnone, Agnone, Molise

Ndocciata di Agnone is  an event that takes place on 8 and 24 December, consisting of a parade of huge torches (handcrafted silver fir trunks filled with broom), along the course of the city that is lined with locals to create a river of fire!

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS LUNCH

Life In Abruzzo Osteria La Corte, Spoltore, Pescara

Join us to celebrate the feasting season and an early Christmas in Abruzzo on Monday 12th December! The holiday season is a time of cheer, and we are looking forward to coming together and sharing fantastic food and Famiglia Febo wine at Spoltore’s Osteria La Corte.

English in the Woods: Christmas Cheer Camp 2022

Il Borgo degli Gnomi Varano, Valle San Giovanni,, Teramo

Join English in the Woods at Il Borgo degli Gnomi in Teramo for a unique forest-style English language learning school for its second year this Christmas school holiday.

Pettorano sul Gizio – La Serenata di Capodanno

Pettorano sul Gizio Piazza Zanelli, Pettorano sul Gizio, L'Aquila

Pettorano sul Gizio's New Year's Serenade  (La Serenata di Capodanno) is back after 2 years and worth joining for anyone who loves to sing-in the New Year!

Scanno: La Serenate delle Chezette

Scanno Via Don Bosco, Scanno, L'Aquila

La Serenate delle Chezette is busking Scanno style. Through a simple serenade, your reward is a meal and company in the deep dark winter. It takes place on the eve of Epiphany (5th Jan), villagers hang up a sock and sing this traditional folk song called the Chezette.

Pettorano sul Gizio: The Sagra della Polenta Ragnosa

Pettorano sul Gizio Piazza Zanelli, Pettorano sul Gizio, L'Aquila

Pettorano sul Gizio's delicious Polenta Ragnosa Sagra celebrates a unique type of polenta that was traditionally made and eaten by the workers of the village who were charcoal burners. 

Opi: Fiaccolata, Polentata e Vin Brule’

Opi Via S. Giovanni, 67030 Opi AQ, Opi, AQ

The small community of Opi dress up in traditional clothes at dusk and with hand-held flickering torches feast and light up the night the day after Epiphany. 

Farchie Fara Filiorum Petri

Fara Filiorum Petri Chiesa di S. Antonio Abate, Via San Antonio, Fara Filiorum Petri, Chieti

Victory re-enactments come in all shapes and sizes across Abruzzo and Fara Filiorum Petri’s combustible one is one of the highlights.

Collelongo: San’Antonio Abate Festa

Collelongo Piazza della Chiesa, Collelongo, L'Aquila

Don’t miss the chance to join the Marsican town of Collelongo’s traditional  & very unique communal celebration for the Egyptian hermit, San’Antonio Abate which dates back 4 centuries! 

Cermignano: Lu Sand’Andonje

Cermignano Piazza Garibaldi, 1, Cermignano, Teramo

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.

Tossicia: Il Fuoco di Sant’Antonio

Tossicia Pl. S. Emidio, 1, Tossicia, Teramo

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!

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