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
Town - City Home in Bomba
11000
Land/Plot to Build in Fossacesia
55000
Detached House in Rocca San Giovanni
130000
Apartment in Civitaluparella
22000
Semi-detached in Rapino
28000
Apartment in Pennadomo
45000
Town - City Home in Fara San Martino
39975

Recipes From Abruzzo

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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.

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Named for the deposed king of Egypt who fled to Italy in 1952, Spaghetti alla Farouk is a fanciful curry-laced pasta dish brimming with fresh seafood

What others are saying about Abruzzo

@msponeman asks:

Any recommendations for a good Geometra in the Capestrano (L'Aquila, Abruzzo) area who speaks English? We are purchasing a house in need of renovation.

Does anyone in Abruzzo have a contact for Fineco bank? My old contact information is no longer valid. Molto grazie !

@mozart asks:

We are about to get the keys for an apartment within a house near L'Aquila, which is a holiday home for ourselves and family. We do not intend to rent this out.  However we will need the services of a property management when we are not there to pay utility bills etc.