Italian Traditions on New Year’s Eve
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Italian Traditions on New Year’s Eve

The New Year has always been a transition from the old to the new, almost a new inner beginning, where good intentions reign. This highly anticipated party is characterized by magic and superstition, rooted in local customs and traditions. Many of these Italian traditions are ...

Abruzzo, Italy
Abruzzo  Events  Winter  
Abruzzo’s Majella National Park: What to See
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Abruzzo’s Majella National Park: What to See

The central region of Abruzzo has become one of Italy's most desirable holiday destinations over the past fifteen years or so. Those who are seeking an authentic Italy and a "natural" Italy will definitely appreciate its Majella National Park, one of three national parks in ...

Majella National Park, Abruzzo
Abruzzo  Mountain  
Italian Christmas Desserts: Specialties from Abruzzo
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Italian Christmas Desserts: Specialties from Abruzzo

It's not Christmas in Italy without the famous pandoro and panettone desserts, but in Abruzzo, the real stars of Christmas are the sfogliatelle, caggionetti and bocconotti. All three of them are filled with grape jam and coated with powdered sugar.  Sfogliatelle not just Neapolitan Sfogliatelle, although commonly associated with Naples, are a ...

Teramo, TE, Abruzzo
The Rivers in Abruzzo’s Gran Sasso National Park
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The Rivers in Abruzzo’s Gran Sasso National Park

The central Abruzzo region offers some of the most fantastic scenery in all of Italy especially within the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park (that's one place, by the way). In this guide, we'll focus on the five rivers within the park including the: Aterno Vomano Tirino Tordino Mavone Tronto The ...

L'Aquila, AQ, Abruzzo
Abruzzo  Mountain  
The Wonderful Nature Reserve of Punta Aderci in Vasto
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The Wonderful Nature Reserve of Punta Aderci in Vasto

The deep blue of the sea and the green of the surrounding hills- a photo is not enough to immortalize this paradise on earth. The nature reserve of Punta Aderci is exactly this- paradise. Located in the Abruzzo region, the nature reserve includes five kilometers of sand, ...

Regional Natural Reserve Punta Aderci, Vasto, Province of Chieti, Italy
Abruzzo  Beach  
Trekking in Abruzzo’s Majella National Park
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Trekking in Abruzzo’s Majella National Park

Pennapiedimonte, a mountain village in Abruzzo, occupies the eastern slope of the Majella National Park. On its summit lies the panoramic balcony called Balzolo from which numerous suggestive trails branch off. Some of which are complicated, ideal for those accustomed to mountain terrain, others less difficult ...

Pennapiedimonte, CH, Abruzzo