Monthly Archives: June 2013

Church of San Panfilo, Tornimparte

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The church of San Panfilo is located in Villagrande of Torninparte. It was built around the year one thousand. The church, one of the most beautiful of the Province of L’Aquila, is a combination of the original Romanesque structure with …

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Celestine V

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Pietro Angelerio, a Benedictine monk and later Pope Celestine V, was born around 1215 in Isernia, in Molise. He is a symbol of spirituality for Abruzzo since he had chosen the mountains of Majella and Morrone as a place of …

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Red kite

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L’entroterra vastese è zona di alta concentrazione del rapace dalla coda di rondine: il nibbio. The hinterland of Vasto is an area of ​​high concentration of kites. To the careful observers is not difficult to spot them in this region, …

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Museum of the Battle, Ortona

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The Museum of the Battle (MUBA) is located in Ortona in via Garibaldi, in the former convent of Sant’Anna which wwas seriously damaged during the battle of Ortona. Set up in 2002, it is made up of three exhibition rooms, dedicated to civilians, …

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Isola del Gran Sasso

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Isola del Gran Sasso is a village located at the foot of Corno Grande, near the tunnel of the A24 motorway. It is famous above all for the Shrine of San Gabriele, the patron saint of Abruzzo. In fact the …

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Battle of Tagliacozzo

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About 12 Km from Tagliacozzo, near Scurcola Marsicana, on August 23, 1268 it was fought the pitched battle between the troops under the command of Conradin of Swabia and the Angevins of Charles I of Anjou. The bloody battle of …

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