Monthly Archives: October 2012

Shrine of Hercules Curinus, Sulmona

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The shrine of Hercules Curinus is located in Sulmona in locality Badia, between the Abbey of Santo Spirito al Morrone and the hermitage of Sant’Onofrio al Morrone. Brought to light by excavations from 1957, the italic place of worship was mistaken …

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Forest of Sant’Antonio, Pescocostanzo

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The Forest of Sant’Antonio is located at about 1300 m above sea level between Pescocostanzo and Cansano, in the Province of L’Aquila, in the Majella National Park. It is a Nature Reserve 70 ha wide. An atavistic and wise respect …

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Torri Montanare, Lanciano

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The Montanare towers of Lanciano are a remnant of the ancient walls of the 11th century, consisting of two towers: a watch tower inside the walls and a massive tower of 15th century on the outside corner. It is not …

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Pettorano sul Gizio

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Pettorano sul Gizio is located on a hill at 625 m above sea level, at the foot of the mount Mattone and the mount Genzana, on the southern edge of the Peligna Valley, in the Province of L’Aquila. It is …

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Save the bear

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The most visited and commented page on VisitAbruzzo is that one about the Marsican brown bear. How to blame our visitors for having given their preference to the living monument of Abruzzo? To those who care about the fate of …

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Cantina Tollo

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The winery Cantina Tollo is located in Tollo in Via Garibaldi 1. It started up in the 40’s. It produces fine wines and sparkling wines from Abruzzo that have deserved several awards: Best World Rosé Wine, gold medal Vinitaly 2006, …

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