Perry Como

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Perry Como is one of the most popular American swing singers. He can be considered a real man from Abruzzo for the simple reason that he himself declared to be Abruzzese at all times, though he was born in Pennsylvania …

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Hermitage Madonna dell’Altare, Palena

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The hermitage Madonna dell’Altare is located on the Mount Porrara, about 1.300 m above sea level, in the municipal territory of Palena. In 1235, the hermit Pietro da Morrone retired himself to ascetic life in a cave that then became …

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Capo di Fiume, Palena

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The river Aventino rises 950 m above sea level on the mount Porrara in the Majella National Park, from the merging of Cotaio stream and the springs of Capo di Fiume, in the municipal territory of Palena. The landscape, made …

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Aventino river

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The Aventino river rises 950 m above sea level on the Mount Porrara, in the territory of Palena. It is 45 km long and flows entirely in the Province of Chieti, across the municipal territories of Palena, Lettopalena, Taranta Peligna, …

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Pietre Cernaie

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Pietre Cernaie is an upland on the Majella massif, more precisely on Mount Secine, a naturalistic passageway between the Majella National Park and Abruzzo National Park, within the territories of Palena (Province of Chieti) and Rivisondoli (Province of L’Aquila). In …

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Canyon of Izzo

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The Canyon of Izzo is located in the southern part of the Majella massif, in the territory of Palena. It is a not difficult hike in the Majella National Park (from 850 m to 1800 m above sea level), in …

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