Monthly Archives: January 2012

Miglianico Country Golf Club

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The Miglianico Country Golf Club is located in Miglianico, in Cerreto hamlet, about 4 km from the Adriatic Sea and 40 km from the Majella massif. It offers golfers 60 hectares of gentle hills surrounded by vineyards and woods. Designed …

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Church of Santa Maria in Piano, Loreto Aprutino

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The Church of Santa Maria in Piano is in Loreto Aprutino. Of Romanesque origins, it had deep refurbishments, especially in XVI century. Renowned for the fresco of the Universal Doomsday in its interior, one of the main pictorial piece of …

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Grazing animals, Campo Imperatore

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Campo Imperatore is a perfect grassland for cows, horses and sheep. The local economy depends on farming, as the annual fair “Campo Imperatore Sheep farming” shows. However, the excessive exploitation of pastures may threaten some important indigenous mountainous plants.

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Illuminati Winery, Controguerra

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Illuminati Winery is situated in Controguerra, in the Province of Teramo. It is renowned for its production of high quality Montepulciano d’Abruzzo wine. The wine factory, 100 ha wide, is located 320 m above sea level on fertile hills between …

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Castel del Monte

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Castel del Monte is one of the most beautiful Italian villages. It is in the Province of L’Aquila, part of the Mountain Community “Campo Imperatore-Piana di Navelli”, in the National Park of Gran Sasso and Laga Mountains. Thanks to its …

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Cathedral or Collegiata of San Michele Archangelo, Città Santangelo

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The Cathedral of San Michele Arcangelo, also called “Collegiata”, is the most important monument in Città Sant’Angelo. Probably erected before 1000, it was rebuilt in 1300. It is made up of a 48 metres high belfry, the porch of ‘400 …

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