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  In Italy Online - Abruzzo
Here you'll find ancient beechwood forests inhabited by wolves and bears, century-old pathways still used by colorfully-attired shepherds and their flocks, ominous castles which now guard nothing but desolate stretches of wilderness where the only sign of life might be a soaring royal eagle or a lone family of mountain goats.
Abruzzo's little-known capital, L'Aquila, is a beautiful city in an even more picturesque mountain setting.
Abruzzo's jewel is the Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, an unparalleled haven for wild animals, trees, flowers and travel-weary tourists.
www.initaly.com /regions/abruzzo/abruzzo.htm   (574 words)

  Abruzzo History II
Abruzzo History II This history of Abruzzo is a translation into English from Italian, author and translator unknown.
The cities of Abruzzo, and L'Aquila in particular, sided with France but were drastically punished by the Spanish monarch who, by splitting up the rural areas around the city and subjecting the latter to harsh repressive measures in 1529, ordained a decline which was then impossible to stop.
The Abruzzo peoples worshipped him in a way that was almost reminiscent of that of the ancient shepherd warriors or metal-prospectors from the Orient, whose impact with the native neolithic populations provoked a sort of cultural revolution.
www.calascio.com /abruzzohist2.htm   (3522 words)

 Abruzzo travel guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Abruzzo is a mountainous region to the northeast of Rome.
The main attraction is however the Abruzzo National Park a huge wildlife reserve with glaciers and forests - Pescasseroli is the park's administrative centre.
At the seaside, the coastline of Abruzzo is varied: low and sandy shores to the north contrast with the inclined shores to the south.
www.world66.com /europe/italy/abruzzo   (535 words)

Abruzzo’s Montepulciano grape is deserving of greater distinction than it currently holds as it provides a wide variety of wine from light, refreshing ros?s and reds to reds of excellent character that are full bodied and robust with a decent capacity for aging.
Abruzzo’s sunny hills, however, lend it perfectly to the cultivation of many of Italy’s noble varietals.
Abruzzo, not unlike the rest of Italy, is home to many artistic treasures scattered throughout the region.
www.casamiawines.com /wine_wineries/CE/abruzzo.html   (382 words)

 Food: Italian Cooking and Living
Abruzzo is the most current name; the plural Abruzzi was used to refer to Abruzzo and bordering Molise when they were considered one region-an arrangement that lasted until their separation in 1963.
Abruzzo and Molise share a common history and culture, but geographically Abruzzo is the star partner.
With the rise of Rome, Abruzzo and Molise were absorbed into the new empire-not without a degree of resistance from the local tribes-and given the name Sabina et Samnium.
www.italiancookingandliving.com /food/regional/abruzzo.html   (703 words)

 Abruzzo travel guide - Wikitravel
It is one of the 20 regions of Italy and is located to the east of Rome on the Adriatic Sea.
Though Italians traditionally think of Abruzzo as a remote, mountainous region, its east is made up of vast sandy beaches that stretch along the Adriatic to the north and south of Pescara.
Abruzzo sits on Italy's Adriatic coast, and Croatia may be reached from Pescara.
wikitravel.org /en/Abruzzo   (494 words)

 Abruzzo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abruzzo is a region of Southren Italy bordering Marche to the north, Lazio to the west and south-west, Molise to the south-east and the Adriatic Sea to the east.
In the past, the region of Abruzzo was well known for the transumanza, the migratory movements of sheep to Puglia and Lazio during the cold winter months.
The Apennine mountain chain runs through the Abruzzo and high points are Corno Grande (2914m) and Monte Amara (Maiella-group) (2795m).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abruzzo   (494 words)

 Rustico: Abruzzo
Abruzzo is one of Italy's little-known treasures: a tranquil mingling of mountains and coastline, it is sparsely populated and rarely visited by tourists.
Home to one of Italy's highest peaks (the Gran Sasso, at an altitude of over 9,500 feet) and a busy port (Pescara, the most populous city in the region), it boasts a rich repertoire of robust mountain dishes and an abundance of seafood specialties.
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo: Abruzzo's most important red, vinified from 85 percent Montepulciano grapes; plummy, velvety, and dry, it ages well and is ideal alongside red meats and aged cheeses.
www.rusticocooking.com /abruzzo.htm   (2080 words)

 History and tourist information on Abruzzo, Italy
Abruzzo is one of the most sparsely populated regions on the Italian peninsula.
You could journey through the Abruzzo’s valleys for days, never encountering another person, and when you travel up to the broad mountain plains of the Abruzzi, you’ll meet the eerie sight of entire abandoned hill towns.
The south-west of the region, where Abruzzo meets Lazio, is covered by the Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo.
www.knowital.com /history/abruzzo/abruzzo-history.html   (1309 words)

 Abruzzo: the Provinces and Municipalities
Abruzzo, in the middle of the Italian peinsula, has a surface of 4,168 square miles and a population 1,249,388 (according to a 1991 census), sviluppo costiero di 129 Km.
Abruzzo comprises the four provinces of L'Aquila (the regional capital), Chieti, Pescara and Teramo which you can start exploring by clicking on the map on the left.
In 1272 Charles I of Anjou divided the territory of Abruzzi into two provinces, ultra flumen Piscariae or Abruzzo ulteriore and citra flumen Piscariae or Abruzzo citeriore, with a common governor residing in Chieti; in 1641 a second Governor was established in L'Aquila and in 1684 a third in Teramo.
www.italyworldclub.com /abruzzo/index.html   (484 words)

 ItalianVisits.com - Welcome to Abruzzo, Italy
That is changing, as new highways, linking Abruzzo's principal cities to Rome, Bari, and the cities of the Marches, Umbria and other points north have penetrated the region and made it more accessible.
The Kingdom of Sicily may have changed hands throughout the succeeding centuries, but Abruzzo remained more or less within it (Napoleon asserted control from 1799 until he was routed) until Italian unification in 1861.
Given the political history and geography of Abruzzo, it should come as no surprise that the traveler will encounter ruins and extant architecture that dates back to its earliest tribal days through the Romanesque, Gothic and, to a limited extent, Renaissance periods.
www.italianvisits.com /abruzzo   (652 words)

 Abruzzo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
With its tranquil landscape, the central section of Abruzzo is home to the National Park of the Abruzzo, where brown bears, wolves and lynxes are protected by law.
The cooking of Abruzzo is both varied and refined, and chefs who hail from this region can be found in restaurants all over the world.
Pasta, vegetables, and meat (especially lamb and pork) are the staples of Abruzzo cuisine, and many delicious lamb dishes and aromatic cheeses, such as Pecorino (sheep’s milk) and Scamorza (often smoked), are rooted in the pasture farming and the everyday life of the region’s shepherds, whose numbers are now in decline.
www.barillaus.com /Abruzzo.aspx   (658 words)

 Abruzzo 2000
honoring the heritage of the Abruzzese shepherds, peasants, artists and craftsmen, saints and brigands, the master goldsmiths and artisans of woodcarving and wrought iron, the stone carvers, masons and architects that built the fortresses, monasteries, palaces and boroughs in harmony with the astounding, rugged landscape of the "strong and gentle" Abruzzo.
ABRUZZO TOURS: Discover the land of your ancestors, enjoy food and wines, plan a custom, family-heritage tour.
Abruzzo Images - A growing collection of photos of places and landscapes, with image galleries for Sora, Caramanico, Formia, Broccostella, Picinisco, Santuario dell'Addolorata, Civitella del Tronto...
www.abruzzo2000.com   (685 words)

 A Short Walk In The Italian Abruzzo
The Abruzzo, as the mountainous region to the north and east of Rome is called, has always been a little wild.
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, only Sicily outdid the Abruzzo in terms of the number of its impoverished sons and daughters that it sent to the USA.
This area of the Abruzzo is something of a culinary heartland for Italians: the food is solid rather than fancy, but the ingredients used to make it are mostly of the best quality.
www.faremax.com /articles/europe/italy/abruzzo.aspx   (807 words)

 Trips to Italy | Trip planning and description of Abruzzo Italy | Travel guide and information of Abruzzo Italy
The sandy shores along the 140 km coast alternate with pebbly beaches surrounded by green hills covered with mulberries, strawberry trees, broom and also the smell of liquorices, lentiscus and pine forests.
Rare species of flora and fauna (the Marsicano bear, Apennine wolf and Abruzzo chamois) are the most distinctive features of what is still a truly fascinating natural setting.
The main city L’Aquila, the old towns and villages knit perfectly into the countryside as evidence of a pastoral tradition stretching back throughout the region’s history.
www.trips2italy.com /Abruzzo   (191 words)

 WineCountry.it - Abruzzo wine region of Italy
Abruzzo was then joined with Molise into a single region known as Abruzzi e Molise.
Abruzzo produces just one DOCG and three DOC wines that, though they carry brand names, used to be little known abroad and misjudged as cheap, generic, supermarket varieties.
The four DOC produced in Abruzzo are the Contro Guerra, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane.
www.winecountry.it /regions/abruzzo/index.html   (661 words)

 Amazon.com: Food and Memories of Abruzzo: The Pastoral Land: Books: Anna Teresa Callen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Forte e Gentile, strong and gentle, is the motto of Abruzzo, the Italian province east of Rome that stretches from the towering Apennine Mountains to the Adriatic Sea.
Anna Teresa Callen, in Food and Memories of Abruzzo, is most engaging as she shares stories of her life and presents the varied food of this little-known part of Italy where she grew up and still spends much of her time.
Simple Abruzzo dishes such as crostini, toasted bread topped much like pizzas, have recently become commonplace in American Italian cooking, and Callen recalls how her grandmother fed cheese-and mushroom-topped crostini to her friends for an afternoon snack.
www.amazon.com /Food-Memories-Abruzzo-Pastoral-Land/dp/0025209159   (1858 words)

 virtualitalia.com - abruzzi
One of the more sparsely populated parts of the country, Abruzzo is home to charmingly primitive, medieval hill towns that seem to cling to the side of the mountains.
In fact, the Apennine mountain range is often referred to as Italy’s last wilderness, covering Abruzzo with acres of forests.
Abruzzo National Park is a refuge for hundreds of animal species.
www.virtualitalia.com /travel/abruzzo.shtml   (300 words)

On the same level of literary invention moves Gaetano Murolo (1858-1903), born in Vasto from a Neapolitan family.
Although he was forced to leave Abruzzi when still young for reasons of work, he retains firm ties with his native city and adopts its speech in a considerable output of sonnets, collected with the title Abruzzo (1886) and Ciamarèlle [Bagpipes], 1898.
Abruzzo, edited by G. Oliva e C. De Matteis, Brescia 1986.
home.att.net /~l.bonaffini/abruzzo.htm   (1819 words)

 B&B Abruzzo Segreto
The Bed and Breakfast Abruzzo Segreto is placed in a charming rural landscape nearby the ancient village Navelli, exclusive also for the planting and production of saffron.
Navelli is placed in the middle between the three National Parks: Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga, Velino Sirente and Maiella.
At the Bed and Breakfast Abruzzo Segreto you will be welcomed by Francesca and Valerio who will be pleased to give you hospitality and guide you in the discovery of this marvellous land its innumerable folk and religious festivals.
www.abruzzo-segreto.it /index_en.html   (141 words)

 Abruzzo hotels and accommodation (Abruzzi), hotel reservations in Italy, by all-hotels.com
To help you make your hotel reservation we have subdivided Abruzzo into 14 areas allowing you to easily plan your accommodation for your next vacation.
Located by a wonderful beach in the Abruzzo coast, the Best Western Hotel Europa is a modern building in the midst of an amazing...
Abruzzo National Park · Alanno · Alba Adriatica · Carmanico Terme · Chieti ·; Giulianova Lido · Gran Sasso ·; L'Aquila
www.all-hotels.com /europe/italy/abruzzo/home.htm   (592 words)

 Benvenuti in Abruzzo: storie d' Abruzzo e di Abruzzesi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
My mother and father were both born in Montenerodomo, Abruzzo, porvince of Chieti.
I'd love to hear from anyone out there, Italy or US who thinks they might be related to me. Ithink this is a wonderful site and I was really thrilled to find 2 other guests whose ancestors are from Montenerodomo.
Please e-mail to EFiorani@aol.com Ciao + Montenerodomo, Abruzzo, Chieti
www.abruzzo.com /antenati/GentePagina.html?page=166   (447 words)

 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
As a first indication, we believe that around 65% of the production is sold across Italy, while 25% remains in the region.
For all the information you need about Trebbiano d'Abruzzo and Montepulciano d'Abruzzo head to Ortona, the home of the regional wine center of Abruzzo or 'Enoteca Regionale d'Abruzzo'.
The center is open from 10am till 1pm then again in the evenings except Mondays.
www.deliciousitaly.com /Abruzzodishes3.htm   (347 words)

 Radio Netherlands Worldwide - Independent thinking, independent voice - English - Park Brings Prosperity to Abruzzo
Many people think that today it can only be found in the United States or Africa.
An example is the nature reserve in the Abruzzo region in Italy.
The development of eco-tourism has been a boon to the towns in Abruzzo.
www.radionetherlands.nl /features/science/abruzzo001012.html   (680 words)

 Italian Holidays in Abruzzo: holiday farm, bed and breakfast and rent apartment in Abruzzo
Italian Holidays in Abruzzo: holiday farm, bed and breakfast and rent apartment in Abruzzo
The archaeological museum is located in the Villa Communale of Chieti.
Abruzzo is made up of the capital Aquilaand various provinces such as Pescara, Chi...
www.inyourlife.com /abruzzo/index_eng.php   (118 words)

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