Category Archives: Abruzzo

Lakes and Waterfalls in the Caves of Stiffe

Dripstone or limestone caves formed in millions of years. They can be amazingly huge. Some of them became show caves, open to public. The caves of Stiffe are one of them, with waterfalls and little lakes. A ‘must see’ in … Continue reading

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Exploring the Region of Abruzzo (IV)

Italy has the most interesting history and an incredible variety of landscapes, traditions, even languages and more. The greenest region is Abruzzo. Located in the North of southern Italy it has a lot of forests, deep gorges, high plateaus, lakes … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Retreat – The Hermitage of Saint Venantius

Just more than a boy, the fifteen old Venanzio was tortured and killed because he believed in another God than most of the people of his time. In his honour a hermitage was built in a most suggestive spot above … Continue reading

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Exploring the Region of Abruzzo (III)

The Abruzzo region is located in Central Italy and goes along the Adriatic coast and the mountain range of the Apennine. It has an incredible variety of landscapes. In summer you have the white sandy beaches and in winter the … Continue reading

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Lofty City of the Roman Empire: Alba Fucens

The Roman Empire lost its power long time ago but there are still many places where you can see the greatness and influence of that ancient time. Alba Fucens near to Avezzano is a good example. There are two peoples … Continue reading

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