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Even More Posts About Italy

Here’s a list of more articles about Italy which you may find useful, just click on the link to go to the article: How To Be More Like a Local When You Are in Italy How To Plan a European Road Trip The Maremma or Abruzzese Sheepdog How To Use Italian Trains 20 Great Italian…
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La Locanda di Mezzo – A Little Bit of Middle Earth in Sulmona

If, like me, you love all things ‘Lord of the Rings’, ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ – you might want to take a trip to the medieval town of Sulmona.  For besides being able to explore the narrow Abruzzen streets, and the 13th century aqueduct, and wander around the market that fills the Piazza…
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An Introduction to Abruzzo

This article serves as an introduction to Abruzzo, detailing the main features of the region. Not too far away from the Italian capital city, Rome, the region of Abruzzo is one of Southern Italy’s main geographical regions. With a relatively modest population, Abruzzo is divided in four regional provinces and has a rich culture profoundly…
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Festivals in Abruzzo - Part 2

Festivals in Abruzzo – Part 2

Festival season really ‘kicks off’ in Abruzzo during the summer months.   So here are more festivals for  the latter half of the year.  Please notes any dates/venues given are as accurate as possible but it is always better to check with the local tourist office to avoid disappointment.   Festivals in Abruzzo JULY The…
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Great Italian Movies You Need to See

Italian cinema can often be heavy going, heavy on symbolism and light on plot.  But there is a lighter side to Italian movies which makes great viewing.  Check out the four great Italian movies below to see what you may have missed. Mediterraneo Mediterraneo is an easygoing comedy following the adventures of a group of…
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Festivals in Abruzzo – Part 1

Hi,  here is quick rundown of some of the festivals in Abruzzo.   I’ll do more festivals for June onwards in later posts.  Please notes any dates/venues given are as accurate as possible but it is always better to check with the local tourist office to avoid disappointment. Festivals in Abruzzo JANUARY Feast of St…
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