Here are 24 surprises to do, taste, experience and expect from a holiday to Abruzzo. They were originally created for the 2018 #AbruzzoAdventCalendar on the Facebook Page, we’ll create another for 2019!
Put simply, truffle hunting in Abruzzo is an enchanting adventure that has you gently treading across a drop dead gorgeous central Italian landscape, bedazzled by the seeing power of a doggie’s nose and eating like a king at the end of it!
An Italian cooking holiday that creates a narrative of Abruzzo that embraces mountains and sea, and provides some authentic cooking experiences to take home from the 4 provinces
Easter in Abruzzo in a simple snapshot: exploring its ceremonies and processions over the…
Fara Filiorum Petri’s combustible victory re-enactment is breathtaking and loud, imagine 15 x 7 m high reed farchie interlaced with bangers being lit!
Somewhere beautiful & tranquil to recover from illness initially bought journalist Mike Durham to Abruzzo, now it’s olive trees, wines, walking & new friends
Could a fish cookery course aboard a trabocco be Abruzzo’s most delicious alfresco experience? It’s certainly one of Italy’s most unique cooking courses
Bomba is still threatened by Forest Oil Corporation’s ticking oil time-bomb wielded by the silent and still undecided Italian National & Abruzzo Regional govts
An Italian cookery course specialising in piquant & healthy Abruzzo cooking with tours of local producers & Chef-led cookery sessions in an Abruzzo C18th palazzo
A traditional Chieti fresh fig tart that’s perfect for summer and a great way to entice that very rare breed of ‘not fond of figs’…
Although there is plenty of coastline in Abruzzo, if you want to sit to eat your fish on the sea it’s a little difficult but there is Ristorante La Sirenella
Roccascalegna from a distance looks like a giant witch’s cloak rising up from the lush surrounding floor trying to break free of the Majella fencing it in
I felt compelled to visit Chieti’s La processione del Venerdì Santo after a friend said how it’d make the hairs on my neck stand up – a new Fri night experience
In Abruzzo there are agriturismo, and then there are agriturismo like Fossacesia’s Casale San Giovanni that are a super foodies’ delight
Guardiagrele, famous for its craft shops, a quick walk through the deserted streets led us to the restaurant Cantina del Tripio ravenous with hunger
On a fact-finding mission into oil drilling in Abruzzo, we visited the coastal town of Ortona and the charming Ristorante al Vecchio Teatro
Ortona has a historical reputation of being fought for and bought; its recent oil fight was one of the reasons we visited this small Abruzzo port town in Chieti