Panfilo Farmhouse is a gorgeous Abruzzo family run B&B that sits nestled in a breathtaking Teramo valley just outside the small hilltop medieval town of of Cellino Attanasio. Its nearest Blue Flag beach is Pineto, just a short 30 minute drive away.
Montorio Al Vomano’s carnival celebration, La Morte di Carnevale, is held unusually on Ash Wednesday and since its inception lampooned established authorities to show that spontaneity, irony, satire, freedom and, therefore ‘Carnival’ itself had in fact died with the regime.
A number of people have asked for more info on how easy or difficult it is to set up a B&B here in Abruzzo and if we could share some tips
There are so many places in Abruzzo worthy of a visit but you won’t read about them in the guide books. Yesterday I discovered Fano Adriano!
The best of Abruzzo by event, sightseeing and food in January from the LifeInAbruzzo group. A positive mix and space of all nationalities that simply love Abruzzo
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!
With its fairytale views the super friendly Poggio Umbricchio is the Abruzzo town to snuffle out & sample the rare king of truffles, Autumn’s White Truffle
I first tasted this heavenly white ragu & black truffle cannelloni dish at the…
We called him Pop-Pop, not the traditional Nonno. His kind nature endeared him to the Main Line ladies and staff in an era when Italians were looked down upon as second-class citizens.
Lily Lapenna MBE, founder of the youth social enterprise MyBnk recounts her Nonni (grandparents) and explores just what is ‘forte e gentile’
Bistrot 900 is the chance to meander Abruzzo, Italy and the world of modern cuisine where delectable ingredients are colourfully served that burst with surprising flavours
On a white wine mission in Teramo’s foothills which are better known for their Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, where do you find a complex Trebbiano d’Abruzzo?
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
B&B Scacciapensieri is a luxury eco Abruzzo B&B in Teramo’s foothills whose stunning rooms don’t fail to impress alongside incredible organic breakfasts and some of the most magical panoramas of the northern ridge of the of the Gran Sasso mountains
Taking elements from both Abruzzo & Le Marche this dish is a fried heaven of lamb, battered vegetables, sweet custard fritters and olive all’Ascolana; these amazing olives are stuffed with meat, breaded and deep fried to crispy perfection
Castelli’s pentacromia sounds more a term that should be in The Exorcist script than Italy’s most important ceramic town describing their hot baked palette
Bocconotti Montoriesi are seductive rustic pastries that celebrate Abruzzo’s most acclaimed harvests around the former…
Outside petting corners and bunnies destined for the pot, Teramo Agricultural Fair was a foodie heaven, with 3/5 of the 200 exhibitors, farmers selling produce
Uncovering ‘A Few of My Favourite Abruzzo Things’ by Sergio Pomante who lives just outside Teramo at La Grande Quercia B&B
Trattoria Luciana is probably the best fish restaurant to visit if you’re enjoying Roseto degli Abruzzi’s blue flag beach
May 1st sees the Teramo region of Abruzzo celebrating with Le Virtù, a big, strong & incredible soup, its roots weave history, folklore and the very functional, something the inventive Abruzzesi are so very good at
King of antipasti is going to be my catchphrase for Abruzzo’s La Loggia Antica agriturismo, it’s a hard-won title, Abruzzo agriturismi offer a wide range of scrummy antipasti
Carnevale is famous for things being turned upside down; women become men, men become animals & ravioli gets an equal flipping in Abruzzo’s Teramo province with ravioli dolci di ricotta
Here’s a very small tribute to the 60 dogs that drowned when left unsupervised in an animal shelter up in Alba Adriatica that had inadequate drainage in the recent flooding
What to eat when the wind whistles down the chimney and seems to have frozen every last bit of moisture in the ground? Perhaps Mazzarelle Teramane in a rich sugo
The Wicker Man & Montezuma’s sacrificial Aztec fires popped into mind at first glance of Tossicia’s vast log pyramid ready to be lit in praise of San Antonio
Our visit up to Poggio Umbricchio, for their fuoco on the 9 December to celebrate Loreto’s Santa Casa di Loreto, came about from reading On the Spine of Italy
Monti della Laga (Mountains of the Lake) is a popular trattoria situated just north of the Strada Maestra (SS80), in the small town of Frattoli in the Teramo region of Abruzzo
Stunning vistas, gastronomic delights and gently rambling walks is something that Frattoli does superbly well tucked up high opposite Abruzzo’s Prato Selva
As you swing into the long drive of Villa Umberto that sits south of Teramo you do have a feeling that you’re about to enter a glam weekend retreat health camp
Visiting Abruzzo’s Campovalano Tartufo Sagra is a time to indulge in some olfactory summer truffle loving
If you’re out walking in or around the woods or nearby lakes that surround Nerito di Crognaleto head to the family-run restaurant La Rocchetta for lunch
Agriturismo Lidia in Sardinara is perfect for those looking to experience traditional and excellent Teramo-style food, and only a short drive from Villa Vomano
Il Feudo is a sweet little azienda agriturismo located off the road between Roseto and Val Vomano in the Teramo province, close to called Castelnuovo Vomano
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
If you are looking for a beautiful gem of an Abruzzo restaurant in Province of Teramo, Il Mandrone, San Pietro, is the icing on the cake for its glorious food
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