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A Guide to the Abruzzo Region, Italy

logo abruzzo2000Online since 1997, this Abruzzo portal has the mission to:
listprovide insight into the culture, history, traditions, art, architecture of towns and villages in the Abruzzi region and to help the descendants of the Abruzzese who left their region for remote destinations all over the world to rediscover their roots.
listhelp in genealogy research, connecting with relatives, planning visits to the ancestors' homestead.
listhonor 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 people.
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Provinces of Abruzzo

Map of Abruzzo Information about the Province of L'Aquila Information about the Province of Chieti Information about the Province of Pescara Information about the Province of Teramo
Choose one of the Provinces for more details on each of the communes: Chieti | L'Aquila | Pescara | Teramo

More sections: Position, History & Etymology | Events | Abruzzo Songs.

Where to stay

Browse places in Abruzzo for Hotels, Agritourism, Residences & Holiday Homes, Campsites & Tourist Villages or search for availability below:
Abruzzo Heritage Ezine

Heritage Ezine

Articles on Abruzzo, its traditions, landscape and monuments, history and research, published since 2001. Suggested: The Perdonanza, L'Aquila on 28th Aug since 1294, photos by deeply missed Valter Carapellese | Pasquale Casale: Studies on brigandage in late 1800's | Beniamino Ianni: A fountain of the 99 spouts in the States


Abruzzo News Archive

A precious archive of over 5000 excerpts of news of interest for the Abruzzese in the world, from 1999 to 2005, with indexes by date and subject.

Itineraries & Images

itinerariesSuggested one-day visits in Abruzzo, through castles, churches, ancient boroughs and a collection of photographs to enjoy this amazing land...

In the Spotlight

Useful Links

Guidebook AbruzzoAbruzzo photo guide - trilingual text (Italian, English, German) - a must for your future visits, a great present...
Traditional music of L'AquilaTraditional songs with booklet of lyrics by Trio99, an Aquilan music group.
Angelo De NicolaLa missione di Celestino - Angelo De Nicola's novel on San Pietro Celestino.
in cammino ezinein cammino - Ethno-photography & Abruzzo folklore by Vincenzo Battista.
John FanteJohn Fante - Articles by P. Di Vincenzo on the Italian-American writer from Abruzzo.
Torricella Peligna homepageTorricella & Fallascoso - Community of torricellani in the world
The fight of Davide's parents from L'Aquila against Canavan diseaseHelp for Davide - The fight of Davide's parents against Canavan disease
Angelo Sciulli, nature photographer against Lou Gehrig's diseaseAngelo Sciulli - nature photography as a life choice to defeat ALS