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Abruzzo: What to see? 7 reasons to visit the Green Region of Europe!

A journey in Abruzzo? … Why? These are perhaps the first questions that would run those unfamiliar with this region, unknown to most people, but who can offer all the ideal holiday …

Because visiting  the ancient villages of Abruzzo means entering a world suspended, where we realize that time passes only for the tolling of the bell of the clock; … where to look for someone or something just asking to who you meet for street or knocking on any door, always with the  keys in the lock… where “you” is direct and immediate and the dry substance of the people leads straight to the point, without formality of convenience … where the rhythm of  life brings you to rediscover the pleasures that you thought disappeared …

Because it is … the Green Region of Europe, which protects one third of its territory by inserting in the three National Parks, one the Regional level and many other reserves, dotted with points of information for the tourist-rich areas where you will meet extraordinary wildlife, crossed by paths that will take you on an unforgettable place …

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Because… its territory, which in thirty kilometers brings you from three thousand meters of  Gran Sasso Mountain to the sea, offers an infinite variety of sporting activities and excursions … in winter, exciting downhill skiing or relaxing cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or fascinating exciting paths in sled-dog … in the spring or summer, you choose: hiking shoes or hiking boots climbing, road bike or mountain bike, motorcycle, quad or ATV, kayaking, canoeing or windsurfing, horse trails, underground routes or canyonning …

Because…, over the nature, here you will find pearls of culture, both in the city, always on a human scale, both in the small, remote, charming villages. We invite you to discover with their gems: fortified monasteries, imposing abbeys, castles disturbing, impregnable fortresses … fascinating places that immerse you in an extraordinary atmosphere …

Because … the sea in Abruzzo is full of Blue Flags and knows how to combine the different needs of its guests: long sandy beaches suitable for children in the north coast, the verdant hills that plunge into the blue waters to the south, with the bays and coves that you do not aspects in the Adriatic …

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Because… this variety of places, climates and habits is enhanced in countless spectacular events: La Perdonanza Celestiniana of L’Aquila, which since the Middle Ages every year attracts crowds of pilgrims to the opening of the Holy Door; the  celebration of Serpari of Cocullo, with hundreds of snakes that crawl through the crowd and on the statue of San Domenico; the “Escaping Madonna” who runs away from Sulmona, which runs to meet the Risen Christ; the bloody race Gypsies of Pacentro with its participants from the feet ravaged by injuries who arrive at the foot of the Madonna … Unique events, even “strong” for us delicate human beings of the third millennium, but they tell us who we were …

Because… it’s time to eat, and a walk outdoors whets the appetite: and then, good foods, healthy, wholesome dishes … mountain cuisine, poor and no-frills, because nature is the teacher hard, rigid and teaches that the earth requires so much and gives little … dishes of seafood, certainly the richest and more elabotared which combine the fruits of the sea to those of the hill … all expertly flavored oils, Abruzzo and abundantly watered by the white Trebbiano d’Abruzzo or Montepulciano red rugged …

Here are our top 7 reasons to visit Abruzzo and what to see. Suggest us otherwise, we will insert them!

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