Monthly Archives: March 2013

Madonna che corre, Spoltore

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Today at noon it was repeated the ancient ritual of the Madonna che corre (Running Madonna), a representation with sacred statues set in the historic centre of Spoltore on Easter Sunday, after the mass in the church of San Panfilo …

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Hotel Golfo di Venere, Fossacesia

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The Hotel Golfo di Venere is located in Fossacesia in Via San Giovanni in Venere 42, opposite the magnificent Cistercian abbey of San Giovanni in Venere. Modern and comfortable rooms, equipped with every comfort and with a splendid view on …

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Easter in Abruzzo

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Easter is a very important holiday in Abruzzo’s religious tradition. Every town and city celebrates the rites of the Holy Week: the visit to the Sepulchre, the Good Friday’s procession, the Holy Saturday and the Holy Sunday of Resurrection. Particularly …

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Church of San Nicola, Lanciano

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The church of San Nicola in Lanciano rises on the ruins of the oldest church of San Pellegrino, which was destroyed by a fire in 1226. Subsequent renovations transformed the old system especially with the construction of the bell tower …

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Vito Taccone, Avezzano

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Vito Taccone (Avezzano, 1940-2007) was the first great cyclist from South Italy. He was loved for his humble origins and his determination, but criticized for some aspects of his full-blooded and cantankerous temper. He stepped into the sport limelight in …

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Bucchianico

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Bucchianico is a town of about 5,000 inhabitants in the province of Chieti. It is located at 371 meters above sea level on a hill south of Chieti, with a view ranging from the Majella massif to the Adriatic Sea. …

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