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Italy Abruzzo

Author : Luciano Di Gregorio
ISBN : 9781784770419
Genre : Travel
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Bradt's Abruzzo remains the only full English-language guide to this beautiful and increasingly favoured part of Italy. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to cover all developments since the last edition, reflecting the region's growing popularity for holiday homes and as a busy conference destination at the heart of Italy, plus its appeal for wildlife and active tourism, including trekking, family holidays and horse-riding. Abruzzo offers the best of undiscovered Italy from pristine beaches to mountain glaciers, with some of Italy's most beautiful medieval villages clinging to the hillsides in between. This brand new edition of Bradt's Abruzzo provides all the practical and background information you'll need to explore this surprising region. What makes the Abruzzo region remarkable is that it is still about as unique and authentic an Italian experience as you can get in a country so devoured by international tourism. Abruzzo offers one of the most beautiful coastlines in the country, only a short distance from the tallest mountain ranges in Italy outside the Alps (it is the second most popular skiing centre in Italy outside the Alps) and one of the best places for hiking and flora/fauna spotting. What's more, despite the economic downturn of recent times, the regional government continues to invest in a 'beautification' project for its major urban centres and in the development of its regional highlights such as mountains, wildlife parks and rural towns. It's notable that in the 2017 national competition for 'I Borghi Più Belli d'Italia' (The Most Beautiful Towns in Italy) programme, Abruzzo was recognised as having 23 of the country's most beautiful towns, trailing second only behind Umbria and with at least a handful more than Tuscany. Intriguingly, Madonna's family hails from the town of Pacentro, to which the singer donated US$500,000 for restoration works after the 2009 earthquake in the region. Blue Flag beaches, mountain hiking and where to spot rare wildlife such as bears and wolves are all covered, as are untouched castles and frescoed churches and the region's plethora of Roman ruins. Italian cooking and the best places to eat are featured (Abruzzo is home to the majority of Italy's domestic pasta production), and there is extensive coverage of culture and language (Abruzzo is one of Italy's most linguistically diverse regions). Written with warmth and insight by a native Abruzzese, Bradt's Abruzzo contains all the information you need to discover this enchanting part of Italy.
Category: Travel

Central Italy The Marches And Abruzzo

Author : Enrico Massetti
ISBN : 9781329689671
Genre : Travel
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It is a matter of fact: Italy possesses the most remarkable artistic and cultural heritage in the world. And this is not all: its heritage is not just to be found in the great artistic cities, but is diffuse, “spread” throughout national territory as in no other country. The proof? Le Marche. A region in which a rich and varied countryside (the Adriatic sea, with its flat and sandy coast interrupted at intervals by rugged, rocky precipices; the harmonious agricultural landscape of its gentle hills; the deep and mysterious caves; the protected areas of natural beauty) is enriched with towns, villages, palaces, and religious buildings, all of them of important architectural and artistic value. This is the case with the cathedral of Ancona, the regional capital and an important Adriatic port, or the cathedral of Pesaro. In Urbino, the Ducal Palace is a stupefying testimony of Renaissance grandeur. If you find yourself in Macerata during the summer it is an unpardonable not to book a seat at the majestic Sferisterio theatre for a play or musical performance. At Ascoli Piceno the blend of medieval and renaissance architecture (S. Francesco, Loggia dei Mercanti, Piazza del Popolo, etc.) arrests the attention of even the most distracted visitor. But in almost all the centers of Le Marche, even the smallest, there are many genuine artistic treasures. This guide leads you in a two weeks car trip through Central Italy, in the regions of The Marches, Umbria and Abruzzo. It covers the towns of Pesaro, Urbino, Gubbio, Perugia, Assisi, Spello, Foligno, Montefalco, Spoleto, Terni, Rieti, L'Aquila, Popoli, Rivisondoli, Roccaraso, Chieti, Pescara, Teramo, Ascoli Piceno, Macerata, Loreto and Ancona. It includes many photos and descriptions of the attractions.
Category: Travel

Father And Son A Story Visited

Author : Lee C. Colsant Jr. PhD
ISBN : 9781512784305
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From Abruzzo, Italy traces the story of Lee s grandfather and father as they journeyed from Torricella Peligna, Italy to America during the first half of the 20th century. It describes their hardships in adjusting and assimilating into the American culture from a common dream which was realized through hard work and perseverance.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Italy Central

Author : Rock Dilisio
ISBN : 1462063748
Genre : History
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Whether you like the seashore or the mountains, river valleys or ancient towns, Abruzzo has something pleasing for everyone and is a region rich of history and activities. The purpose of this book is to be a guide into the heart of Italy, Abruzzo, to cities and towns not typically heard of and where life is sometimes as untouched and golden as it was in centuries past.
Category: History

A Secret Place

Author : Gloria P. Humphrey
ISBN : 9781503542273
Genre : Travel
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In the central region of Italy, I discover the ancient ruins of the small hill towns of Abruzzo. With my eyes I witnessed the breath taking scenery, with my digital camera I capture the historical and cultural wealth of the 12th century. The experience was filled with treasures and life enrichment.
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Food And Memories Of Abruzzo

Author : Anna Teresa Callen
ISBN : 0764538268
Genre : Cooking
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"A culinary gem for everyone who wants to bring the true flavor of Italy into their home." -Paula Wolfert The distinctive cuisine of Abruzzo, passed down through generations, is unveiled in this landmark cookbook. Nestled between the Adriatic Sea and the Apennine Mountains, Abruzzo is one of Italy's most striking regions, where the tastes of the earth and sea create a cuisine of vibrant flavors. Author and teacher Anna Teresa Callen grew up in Abruzzo and understands its regional specialties. Here is simple cooking at its best, with flavors kept fresh and clean. The robust tastes will linger, continuing to lure you into the kitchen to bring the joy and abundance of Italy's pastoral land to your own table. The book features more than 350 recipes such as Cardoon Soup from Anna Teresa's grandmother, the savory pie Fiadone Villese traditionally served at Easter, and the dessert La Cicerchiata from Italy's Jewish heritage. Callen's experience as a cooking teacher means the recipes are expertly written to ensure the best results every time. Framing the tempting recipes are the author's recollections of her bucolic girlhood-fishing with her father in the Adriatic, hunting for mushrooms in the forests, and rolling out pasta by hand with her mother-immersing you in the patterns of daily life in Abruzzo.
Category: Cooking

The Vascular Flora Of The National Park Of Abruzzo Lazio And Molise Central Italy

Author : Fabio Conti
ISBN : 9783319097015
Genre : Science
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This book provides an updated list of the vascular flora of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, incorporating the latest nomenclatural and floristic findings. The list of plants was extrapolated from a geographic database including all data from floristic or vegetational references and herbarium specimens concerning the Park area. This data storage tool was obtained from the database of Abruzzo vascular flora (Conti et al. 2010) and adapted to the study area by adding those areas of the Park falling in the regions of Lazio and Molise and their accompanying floristic and vegetational data. Analysis of the data has allowed gaps in the floristic knowledge of the Park, such as comparatively or completely unexplored areas, to be identified, together with those species records that still require confirmation and/or further study. On the basis of these deductions, fieldwork aimed at the collection of new floristic data was carried out. Verification of the correct identification of herbarium specimens collected in the past, as well as a systematic study of critical genera, were also important priorities.
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Author : Ros Belford
ISBN : 1843530600
Genre : Travel
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From Mantua's Pallazo Ducale to the precipitous coves of the Tyrrhenian coast, this book guides the independent-minded traveler through one of the most adored countries in the world. of color photos. 82 maps.
Category: Travel

Bradt Abruzzo

Author : Luciano Di Gregorio
ISBN : 9781841624464
Genre : Travel
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Situated in the centre of Italy, Abruzzo lies just an hour's drive from Rome. Often overlooked, it has never been discovered by mass tourism. Abruzzo has something for everyone: hiking on the slopes of the Majella mountain range, wine tasting along olive-strewn roads that disappear into the labyrinths of ancient towns, shopping through the sunny, pastel streets of Pescara or skiing on the highest peaks of the central Apennines. This updated guide explores towns and villages well off the beaten track. It also goes into greater depth on the region than its competitors, with more detail on the history, culture and sights, and more opinionated and entertaining reviews of hotels and restaurants.
Category: Travel

The Regions Of Italy

Author : Roy Palmer Domenico
ISBN : 0313307334
Genre : History
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Italians the world over historically have identified themselves more with their regions of origin than with what is known as Italy. This new, comprehensive guide invites readers to view the colorful land as its denizens have for centuries: by region. Author Roy Domenico superbly surveys the regional and provincial characteristics and cultures of the 20 regions of Italy, encompassing economy, cuisine, history, recent politics, and arts.
Category: History