Bravo Bellante’s Dino Di Silvestre for his hand carved and whittled take on rural life
Life in Abruzzo
The best of Abruzzo from Janet who lives in Civitaquana with her husband & furkids consisting of 6 chickens, 5 cats, 3 dogs and 1 resident kestrel, called Kevin
Linking Abruzzo is our new fortnightly blog where we feature what has tickled our fancy from reading Abruzzo blogs & international press about this special area of Italy.
Trebbiano d’Abruzzo the table wine of choice at a G8 Summit? Seems inconceivable. But the Tokyo G8 saw bottles of Trebbiano from Emidio Pepe’s vineyard
If you love a holiday of colour and the wake up zing of chillies in your food, September is the time to holiday in Abruzzo. This is the time for diavolino!
Gran Sasso, a cheery agriturismo with all the trappings you expect from a family eatery in Abruzzo; bright yellow tablecloths, the option to dine al fresco
Part of the fun of living in Abruzzo is understanding their criteria for what counts and what doesn’t; the belly rules supreme over other body bits in Abruzzo!
Oh where to holiday in Italy?! Although each of the regions have beautiful landscapes and food to die for in common, this diversity can make deciding difficult
Are you in the process of talking to Abruzzo estate agents to buy a property in Abruzzo, Italy’s green & pleasant land? Don’t be led up the garden path…
We’ve eaten at Ristorante Da Luisetta, Colledoro, many times; each time deliciso, the only dilemma being the vastness of portions. Excellent for baccalà!
For those that do not go to church at home but are planning an Abruzzo Christmas, do try and go to Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve (Vigilia di Natale) in Italy
If you are planning to restore a property in Italy which currently does not have mains gas make sure that you get your application in to ENEL Gas quick!
Christmas Eve Menus in Abruzzo do uphold the religious aspect of Christmas with the focus on fish & more fish! Italian culture upholds ‘fare bella figura’
Osteria degli Ulivi is a wonderful restaurant that we found unprompted & by chance on little side road, hidden in the hills just above Montorio al Vomano
October in Abruzzo, still Autumn but cold. Skies that held a low warm sun in the day, twinkled with stars at night and arrived with a sharp morning frost
Want an uncrowded beach for the English August Bank Holiday but dread British coastal drabness. Come to Abruzzo!
If you’re considering buying a house in Abruzzo adapting a few of our tried & tested lines would be good to convince friends & family that you aren’t mad!