Abruzzo

L'Aquila
Friday, September 12TH, 2014 by
National Park of Gran Sasso Ph. depositphoto.com/Mor65   Please Note: In 2009 L'Aquila and most of Abruzzo were heavily damaged by a tragic earthquake. Until reconstruction is completed it would be best to carefully plan any vacations in the area and thoroughly research where...
Pescara
Thursday, September 11TH, 2014 by
Pescara by night Ph. wikicommons/RaBoe   You wake up a little early today. Try something a little different. As another gorgeous Italian day awaits, you set up shop for a look at the magnificent scene that is about to unfold. The scene has repeated itself over and over again for...
Majella National Park
Thursday, September 11TH, 2014 by
  Majella National Park Ph. depositphoto.com/shopartgallery   In Abruzzi, you will find the Majella Massif, an imposing mountain group known to the locals as the Montagna Madre (Mother Mountain), and which was called by Pliny the Elder the Padre dei Monti...
Travelling to Italy: Curiosities about Abruzzo
Thursday, September 11TH, 2014 by
Fabrizio Serpi, the author, with a snake around his neck  during a festival in Cocullo   In Abruzzo there is a saint to be invoked for any occasion or need.   In the first place, in speaking of this region there is one observation to be made. Rome has always been considered...
L'Aquila After the Earthquake
Thursday, September 11TH, 2014 by
L'Aquila is one the most beautiful cities in Italy, and has been for hundreds of years, despite its many trials. The most recent devastating event was an earthquake in 2009 that partially destroyed the city; in a twist, this same devastation brought L'Aquila to the international spotlight more...
Assergi
Tuesday, September 09TH, 2014 by
Assergi is a beautiful medieval village 11Km from L'Aquila, the capital province of Abruzzo. It's quite small (it only has about 500 inhabitants), but full of history and very picturesque. It's a great place where to relax after a day of hiking in the Gran Sasso d'Italia, one of the highest...
Castello Boncompagni is the ducal castle on the beautiful Isola del Liri. The palace is an ancient fortified castle full of history and located close to the island’s old town, where the two branches of the Liri River form the island mass. Two beautiful waterfalls, Valcatoio and the Great Falls,...
Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park
Monday, January 18TH, 2010 by
  Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National ParkSpread over an area of 150,000 hectares this Italian national park, in the province of L'Aquila, is dominated by the Gran Sasso, a massif that towers over the surrounding area. Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga Park is located between the Mediterranean and...
National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise
Monday, January 18TH, 2010 by
  The National Park of Abruzzo - View of the Gran Sasso   The National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise is one of the largest and most important parks in Italy. Founded in 1923 the park is often known as the National Park of Abruzzo, mostly because most of the land is part of the Abruzzo region...
Teramo
Monday, January 11TH, 2010 by
Teramo - Aerial View of the Historic Center in the night Ph. flickr/RossoGialloBianco   About two hours outside Rome is a region that boasts both sun-capped mountains and sunny beaches and a city of the same name that offers much to discover. The region of Teramo is...

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