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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Ferdinando Galiani, Chieti

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The Abbot Ferdinando Galiani was an eminent economist, writer and philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. He was born in Chieti in 1728 but studied in Naples in contact with famous intellectuals such as Giambattista Vico and Antonio Genovesi. He …

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Alessandro Valignani, Chieti

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Alessandro Valignani was a Jesuit who coordinated missionaries in Far East for 30 years. He was born in Chieti in 1539 into a noble family and took the vow after a misdeed he committed. He was soon attracted by the …

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Festivals and events, Chieti

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In Chieti many cultural and religious events are held. The Good Friday Procession of Chieti dates back to 842. It is one of the most important Easter events in Italy. Mozart Week is held in July. It is a very …

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Ecotur, Chieti

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Ecotur is the most important fair of ecotourism in the Abruzzo region. This year, in the weekend 12-14 April, the event is housed in the Exhibition Centre of the Chamber of Commerce of Chieti (Chieti Scalo, Via Fratelli Pomilio, 1). …

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Tenuta i Fauri, Chieti

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Tenuta i Fauri – Luigi Di Camillo winery – is located in Chieti in Strada Corta 9. The estate extends for thirty-five acres of vineyards nestled on the beautiful and fertile hills of Chieti between the Majella massif and the …

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