Category Archives: Itinerari Turistici

Just like Saint Francis, Saint Gabriel gave up his well-off life in Spoleto to follow his vocation. The sanctuary dedicated to him, in the province of Teramo, is now a pilgrimage and faith tourism destination. The Sanctuary of Saint Gabriel In the town of Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia, in the province of Teramo, there … Continue reading The Sanctuary of Saint Gabriel

Not only grottos: in Stiffe, water has been used to build one of the first hydroelectric power stations in Italy. An underground water stream that flows in the cave The Stiffe Grottos were created by an underground water stream that flows right next to the path and then resurfaces. In autumn and spring, the river … Continue reading Stiffe’s Caves

Stalactites, stalagmites, underground tunnels and strange chalky rocks: a guided tour to discover the Frasassi Grottos. Tour of the Frasassi Grottos The underground world of the Frasassi Grottos was discovered in 1971 in Genca San Vittore, in the province of Ancona. A natural treasure inside which, among tunnels, karst complexes and natural phenomena such as … Continue reading Frasassi Grottos

Handicrafts: symbol of Italy, they are different from region to region. In Castelli, ceramics is the primary product that originates an art which has survived till present days. Ceramics of Castelli The surroundings of Castelli are, and have always been, rich in clay and wood. This may be the reason why during the Middle Ages … Continue reading Ceramics of Castelli

Sometimes geomorphic phenomena may turn landscapes into unique sceneries. This is what happened in the Calanchi natural preserve of Atri. The Calanchi natural preserve of Atri When a clayey ground is quickly eroded by rain, this may originate geological phenomena with a great visual impact. Tourists coming to Atri, to the Calanchi natural reserve, will … Continue reading Atri: from Calanchi to the beach

Abruzzo has decided to protect its huge natural heritage by creating protected areas and natural parks, like the famous Gran Sasso Natural Park. Activities in the Gran Sasso Natural Park The area of the Gran Sasso Natural Park includes 44 communes of Abruzzo, in particular Assergi (L’Aquila) where there is the main office of the … Continue reading Gran Sasso Natural Park

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