Abruzzo

Abruzzo is a region of Italy in Southern Italy. Abruzzo is known as "the greenest region in Europe" as one third of its territory, the largest in Europe, is set aside as national parks and protected nature reserves: there are three national parks, one regional park, and 38 protected nature reserves. The most important museum is Museo Archeologico Nazionale d'Abruzzo in Chieti housing the famed warrior statue Warrior of Capestrano found in a necropolis from 6th century B.C.. Of cultural importance are the Cathedral of Teramo, its archeological museum and the Roman theater, the Castello della Monica, the astronomical Observatory, the famous L'Aquila Basilica of Santa Maria di Collemaggio – with the remains of Pope Celestine V, the Museo Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Santa Maria del Suffragio, the Forte Spagnolo, the 99 Spouts fountain, Gabriele D'Annunzio's house in Pescara, Campli's Scala Sancta and its church, the church of Santissima Annunziata in Sulmona, the cathedrals of Chieti, Lanciano, Guardiagrele, Atri and Pescara along with the castles of Ortona, Celano and Ortucchio. Tourism in Abruzzo has become one of the most prosperous sectors in the economy of Abruzzo, and in recent years has seen a remarkable growth attracting numerous tourists from Italy and Europe.

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Country Home - To Restore in Abruzzo
160000
Fractional ownership in Casoli
87750
Apartment in Martinsicuro
128000
Apartment in Martinsicuro
170000
Villa in Scanno
590000
Detached House in Crecchio
150000
Apartment in Lanciano
65000
Town - City Home in Fara San Martino
75000

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This show-stopper of a cake from Abruzzo has three layers of flavored sponge cake and two layers of rich custard for a decadent dessert.

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These ring-shaped cookies, common in central and southern Italy, are made with olive oil and wine...perfect for setting out on the table with coffee or tea when guests drop by! 

 

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In Abruzzo, the soffione is a traditional Easter dessert, though its growing popularity means you can now find it year-round in many bakeries throughout the region.

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Legumes form the base for this Abruzzese country-style soup, a humble but delicious dish that uses not only the chickpeas, but also their cooking liquid, leaving nothing to waste.

What others are saying about Abruzzo

@mozart asks:

We are at last taking possession of our flat in Villa Sant'Angelo, L'Aquila and will be there from 16-23 May this year.

Where can I buy second hand furniture in the Abruzzo Region?

 

@Lisa73 asks:

Hi All,