Live Nativity Scene, Rivisondoli

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Rivisondoli boasts its primacy for live nativity scenes in Abruzzo for consolitated tradition and accuracy of details. The sacred performance of the 5th January is now part of the Piano delle Cinque Miglia tourist winter offer, but even the villagers get emotional …

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Marrucini

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The Marruccini lived in the lands from the short stretch of coast between the rivers Pescara (once Aternum) and Foro to the Gorges of Popoli. The name derives from the use of these peoples to plant defensive thickets of Jerusalem …

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Naturale fiera del vino artigianale, Navelli

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DinamicheBio Cultural Association invites you to attend the 3rd edition of NATURALE, Fiera del vino artigianale (NATURAL, home-made wine fair), a fair of wine and local products of excellence, which will be held on 10th and 11th May in Navelli, …

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To Pushkin Museum on the Plate of Rapino

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As promised, VisitAbruzzo.altervista.org has just sent the following email in Russian at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, asking for feedback on the Tabula Rapinensis (Plate of Rapino), probably kept there. Fingers crossed! Dear Curator, I am the blogger of visitabruzzo.altervista.org concerning …

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Paeligni

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The Paeligni or Peligni were an Italic tribe from Sulmona, Subequana, Aventino, Gizio and Sagittario’s valleys. According to some historical evidence, they were staunch defenders of their territory, though disinclined to war. Perhaps for this reason Hannibal did not fight …

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Flight from Pescara

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A few days after signing the armistice with the Anglo-American forces, the King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele III, fled from Rome at dawn on September 9, 1943 with Queen Elena, Prince Umberto and some General Staff officers, including Marshal Badoglio, …

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