Scanno

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-yV1xOsC6HeE/VDhDFEoeAgI/AAAAAAAAka8/IbdMTCEqaRo/w737-h553-no/CIMG3735.JPG

Scanno, one of the most beautiful Italian villages, owes its charm to a lucky combination of natural, cultural and historical factors. First of all the lake, picturesque and crystal-clear, of glacial origins. The territory, on the border of the Abruzzo, …

Posted in L'Aquila, Mountain, Villages and cities of art | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Montone

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-dQxSImlWQio/Ush_CRAJF1I/AAAAAAAAgkQ/L_V6mTFky1k/w769-h577-no/CIMG0973.JPG

 Montone, gorgeous hamlet of Mosciano Sant’Angelo, rises on a hill 5 km from Mosciano S.A., on the road to Giulianova. Three brick towers (clock tower, central tower and south-west tower) are left of the old fortifications, whose first construction dates …

Posted in Hill, Teramo, Villages and cities of art | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Festivals and events, Città Sant’Angelo

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_TS-FSiqroeo/TYzHB7Je7rI/AAAAAAAAHrA/LxP_pdaPaxw/IMG_0650.JPG

Many festival, cultural, food and wine events are held year-round in Città Sant’Angelo. Città Sant’Angelo’s Carnival dates back to ‘800. The town quarters partecipate to the Carnival. Every quarter strikes up humorous sonnets, called ttavitte, about fellow countrymen and local …

Posted in Event, Hill, Pescara, Villages and cities of art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Giulianova Paese

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ztOX2jPO_kU/USvYGEORlqI/AAAAAAAAbIc/yaNp7tbmDCw/s648/P1000142_1.JPG

Giulianova Paese is located on the hill behind Giulianova Lido. Its history is very old. The Roman town Castrum Novum was already known as a station on Via Salaria and an equipped port at the mouth of the Tordino river. …

Posted in Hill, Teramo, Villages and cities of art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Opi

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-2s4-HKkm0Ko/URa59NZJK1I/AAAAAAAAa7U/oFRk_LNnu3s/s648/2004+Agosto+zona+OPI+%282%29.JPG

Opi, one of the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy, is located in the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, in the Province of L’Aquila, at 1250 m above sea level. The name probably comes from the Latin Oppidum, castle. …

Posted in L'Aquila, Mountain, Villages and cities of art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Most Beautiful Villages in Italy, Abruzzo

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-_e_RUcBlsaI/UQ7BGMI5sdI/AAAAAAAAa4w/2486mmkcfnk/s649/Borghi+pi%C3%B9+belli+%282%29.JPG

In Abruzzo 21 villages are part of the club of the most beautiful villages in Italy: 4 in the Province of Pescara: Abbateggio, Caramanico Terme, Città Sant’Angelo, Penne; 3 in the Province of Teramo: Castelli, Civitella del Tronto, Pietracamela; 1 …

Posted in Villages and cities of art | Tagged , | Leave a comment