Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fortress of Pescara

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In 1510 Charles V ordered the construction of the imposing fortress of Pescara. In 1566, the fortress resisted the assault of 105 Ottoman galleys under the command of Pialy Pasha in the so-called Battle of Pescara. In 1707 it was …

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Archaeological site of Peltuinum

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The archaeological site of Peltuinum is located between Prata d’Ansidonia and San Pio delle Camere. The ancient Roman city was founded in the I century BC in the territory of Vestini and abandoned in the IV century AD probably because …

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Foreign Tourists like Abruzzo cuisine most

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A study by Confesercenti, in collaboration with REF, said that the favourite cuisine for foreign tourists in Italy is from Abruzzo! A recognition of the culinary excellence of our still-to-be-discovered region, which knows how to delight visitors with the tastes …

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Calascio

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Calascio, a very ancient village dominating the Navelli Plateau, is located near Campo Imperatore. It is divided in two: a medieval village in the lower part, along the road between Castel del Monte and Santo Stefano di Sessanio, and Rocca …

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In the soul the echo of bagpipes, Pescara

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In these days, from 23rd November 2013 to 26th January 2014, the Gabriele D’Annunzio Home Museum in Old Pescara houses the interesting exhibition: “In the soul the echo of bagpipes – D’Annunzio and the shepherds’ tunes”. The history of the …

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Melchiorre Delfico, Teramo

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Melchiorre Delfico (Montorio al Vomano 1744, Teramo 1835) was one of the most famous men of learning from Abruzzo in the whole Kingdom of Naples in the period of greatest cultural activities between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. He was …

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