Monthly Archives: December 2012

San Giovanni waterfall, Guardiagrele

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The San Giovanni waterfall is in Guardiagrele in locality Bocca di Valle at 975 m above sea level. It is about 1h 40’ walk. The trail starts on the left of the valley (right side of the Vesola river). Following …

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Guardia Vomano, Notaresco

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Guardia Vomano, picturesque hamlet of Notaresco, keeps a medieval appearance. The wide view from the Belvedere (187 m above sea level) over the Vomano valley, Gran Sasso and Castelbasso justifies its former function as a defensive outpost, as evidenced by …

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Rocca of Capo d’Atri

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The Rocca of Capo d’Atri is located in Atri in Largo Santo Spirito, in Capo d’Atri district. It was built for want of the viceroy of Abruzzi Luigi di Savoia in 1392 and enlarged in 1414. Today only a bastion …

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Basilio Cascella, Pescara

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Basilio Cascella (Pescara 1860 – Rome 1950) was the forefather of a breed of artists who have brought honour to Abruzzo for the whole ‘900 to date. He expressed his creativity in various forms without preference: painting, ceramics, lithography and …

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Cathedral of San Panfilo, Sulmona

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The Cathedral of San Panfilo, part of the diocese Sulmona-Valva, is located in Sulmona. Its construction dates back to 1075, but has undergone several reconstructions. The latest restoration, following the devastating earthquake of 1706, gave it a Baroque appearance. From …

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Indi pub, Montesilvano

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The Indi pub is located in Montesilvano Marina in viale Aldo Moro 84, in front of the beach and a few hundreds of metres from the Grand Hotels. This is the first brewery in Abruzzo with independent tap system, consisting …

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