Costantino Barbella art museum, Chieti

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Located in the ancient Palazzo Martinetti, formerly a Jesuit convent, in the old town of Chieti, the Costantino Barbella Art Museum, named after the local sculptor, hosts a wide collection of artworks ranging from the fourteenth century to the present. …

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Trabocco Punta Tufano

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The Trabocco Punta Tufano in Rocca San Giovanni has gone past the different phases of reconstruction and restoration that trabocchi need by strictly following traditional techniques. This characteristic makes it an original restaurant. It is a unique experience to taste …

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Wounded heaven

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The terrible fire of August 2013 in the Nature Reserve Ripari di Giobbe caused the loss of many hectares of Mediterranean shrub, green frame of the wonderful Ortona’s cliff. Bare of vegetation, some parts of the hill in Punta di …

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Lucius Valerius Pudens

Lucius Valerius Pudens (Lucio Valerio Pudente in Italian) was born in Histonium, today Vasto, in 93 AD, though the first report of his existence dates back to 106 AD, when, just thirteen, he was crowned Latin poet by Emperor Traianus. …

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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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Santo Spirito museum, Lanciano

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The Santo Spirito monastic complex is located in Lanciano in Via Santo Spirito 77. It was founded in 1293 by the Celestinians. Abandoned in 1654, it was recently restored and houses the Santo Spirito Museum. The archaeological museum keeps finds …

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