Monthly Archives: August 2012

Casa Quaranta, Campo di Giove

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Casa Quaranta is located in old Campo di Giove. It is a mansion-house of XV century on three levels, named after the family who owned it. Restored 10 years ago, today it houses the municipal library (opening hours: Thursdays and …

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Roccacasale

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Roccacasale is located on the western side of Morrone, at 450 m above sea level, in the Province of L’Aquila. About 700 people live in it. Main places of interest are the castle and the church of San Michele Arcangelo.

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Basilica of San Tommaso, Ortona

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The Basilica of San Tommaso Apostolo is located in Ortona. Erected on the ruins of a temple of Janus, first it was dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Then, in 1127, after it was destroyed by the army of Goffredo, it …

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Trabocco Pesce Palombo, Fossacesia

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The Trabocco Pesce Palombo by Bruno Verì is located in Fossacesia Marina, along the road SS 16. It is an excellent restaurant where one can taste the fish fished from the trabocco itself. For info and booking: tel. +39 333 …

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Spoltorefilmmakers

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The first edition of SPOLTOREFILMMAKERS is held in Spoltore from August 27 to September 1 2012. Every night at 21.30, on Società Operaia terrace, in Piazza D’Albenzio, there will be the screening of over 50 short films made by budding …

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Pan dell’Orso, Scanno

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Pan dell’orso (Bear’s bread) is a characteristic chocolate cake of Scanno. Similar to parrozzo except for the addition of honey and butter in its paste, it is called the cake with a mountain flavour. Pan dell’orso was called so in …

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