Monthly Archives: January 2013

Vittoria Colonna Museum, Pescara

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The Vittoria Colonna Modern Art Museum is in Pescara in Riviera G. Matteotti 131 (Tel. +39 085 4283759), at the bottom of the little park in front of Cascella’s Ship and Esplanade Hotel. The museum is full of modern art’s …

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Filippo Palizzi, Vasto

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Filippo Palizzi (Vasto 1818 – Naples 1899), Abruzzo painter of the Neapolitan school but little academic, impressed heightened realism to his painting. Thanks to exchanges of view with his brother Giuseppe, also a valid painter who lived and worked in …

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Piccolomini Castle, Capestrano

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The Piccolomini Castle overlooks the medieval village of Capestrano and the Tirino valley below. Built up between XV and XVI century, today it houses the Commune office. The noble families of Acquaviva, Piccolomini and Medici succeeded through the centuries in …

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Towns of Olive Oil, Province of Pescara

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The Towns of Olive Oil in the Province of Pescara are Loreto Aprutino, Pianella and Moscufo. They are all located in the Vestin area, between the Tavo and the Pescara rivers, 20 km far from the coastline. Soft hills, for …

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Flora, Campo Imperatore

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Campo Imperatore Alpine Botanical Garden was founded in 1952 to protect, cultivate and study about 300 species indigenous mountainous plants. The most rare and endangered are: Vaccinium gaultherioides, Yellow Gentiana, (Gentiana lutea), Edelweiss of the Apennines (Leontopodium nivale), and Adonis …

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Ostello sul Tratturo, Navelli

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On March 21, 2013, the Ostello sul Tratturo is officially opening its doors to travellers. It is housed in the medieval Convent of S. Antonio in Civitaretenga, hamlet of Navelli, just 30 km from L’Aquila, in the heart of Abruzzo. …

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