Life in Abruzzo Food & Travel Guide

All about Abruzzo food & travel in a cherry-picked fashion


Where to Beach it – Blue Flag Beaches Abruzzo 2011

The Blue Flag Programme published its list of 14 Abruzzo beaches that received its 2011 recommended Blue Flag Status, here’s a map where they all are

Catching an Abruzzo Sunset on Mottagrossa Beach

There’s nothing better than finding a great Abruzzo beach with some space to watch the sun go down

Punta della Penna Beach – Vasto’s Bio-Diverse Crown

Punta della Penna beach is Abruzzo’s & Vasto’s best kept secret which is framed by rolling vineyards and the panoramic coastal nature reserve of Punta Aderci

Abruzzo Blue Flag Beaches – 2010 Update!

Abruzzo’s beaches continue to shine as it upholds its Blue Flag standard! It has been awarded 22 EU Blue Flags

Fossacesia – Worth Exploring Before Summer

Abruzzo’s coastal resorts are worth exploring in springtime; they’re less crowded and the weather is perfect for walking We asked Fossacesia resident, Pia De Simone to describe what to expect from the home of our favourite abbey at sunset San Giovanni in Venere.

Trabocchi ~ Abruzzo Fishing for the Seasick

Trabocchi, sustainable fishing machines that resemble giant beached prawns sitting on the rocks with giant tendrils casting wide nets deep out via the shoreline

Roseto degli Abruzzi – a Low-rise Chilled Abruzzo Beach

Ain’t no doubt about it, Teramo province’s sandy beaches especially Roseto degli Abruzzi put the Abruzzo tourist traps of further south to shame

Pineto – a Beach to Walk Outside of Summer

Pineto is a small, soft sandy seaside town set on Teramo’s coastline. Part of Abruzzo’s ‘Sette Sorelle’ (7 Sisters), with its acclaimed Blue Flag status

Abruzzo Blue Flag Beaches

Abruzzo is very lucky to have a number of excellent Blue Flag beaches on the Adriatic; golden sands, turquoise seas & blue skies that are largely unspoilt

The Perfect Bank Holiday Beach

Want an uncrowded beach for the English August Bank Holiday but dread British coastal drabness. Come to Abruzzo!