Patronal feasts and days dedicated to flavors

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Settembre September is a month full of events in Città Sant’Angelo: from the days dedicated to the love for the earth and to its flavors, with the Festival of Grapes, to the Patronal Feasts of the Forgiveness. From Friday the 7th of September a calendar full of events is going to begin: the Festival of […]

Gourmet cuisine in Abruzzo: typical products

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A holiday in Abruzzo allows to discover a territory rich of gourmet traditions, thanks to a food culture based on the typical products of the territory. We propose you today a view on the typical cuisine of Abruzzo. The ingredients of the cuisine are simple but diverse: from the mountain gourmet, to the products of […]

Tirino Valley: tours in the nature and a lot of sport

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In the territory of Capestrano, a small village in the province of L’Aquila, famous for the necropolis where the italic statue of a warrior has been found (warrior of Capestrano, precisely), one of the most beautiful valleys of Abruzzo rises: the Valley of Tirino. The mountainous area is charming. The landscape is run through by […]

Hermitage of Sant’Onofrio al Morrone

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The Hermitage of Sant’Onofrio al Morrone, best known as Eremo di Santo Spirito, is one of the most suggestive places of the Maiella mountains, a steep place that looks out towards Sulmona valley; a place that inspires meditation and that welcomes the numerous pilgrims attracted by the virtues of a sacred cavern. Near Sulmona, the […]

Basilica of Volto Santo in Manoppello

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In Manoppello, a small town on the green hill at the foot of Maiella mountain, there is one of the most beautiful basilicas of the territory: the basilica of Volto Santo. Among the numerous relics that have been found during excavations of the XVII century, there is a veil successively named “Volto Santo” (Saint Face). […]

Basilica of Saint Thomas Apostle in Ortona

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The Basilica of Saint Thomas in Ortona is the second cathedral of the archdiocese of Lanciano-Ortona, where the relics of Saint Thomas Apostle have been kept into since the XIII century. A loved cathedral that is visited by pilgrims from all over the world. The 6th of September 1258 the Bones of Saint Thomas Apostle […]

Sanctuary of the Eucharistic Miracle in Lanciano

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In Lanciano the Sanctuary of the Franciscan order receives the divine manifestation of a miracle: around the year 700 while a priest was celebrating the Mass, the consecrated wine and host transformed into blood and meat. Nowadays the Sanctuary, renamed Sanctuary of the Eucharistic Miracle is destination of a strong pilgrimage. It is the oldest […]