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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.

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

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 ToursAbruzzo Tours

10 days' Food and Wine Tours for an amazing experience; also customized trips for family groups to rediscover the ancestors' homeland.


Images of Abruzzo

A collection of photographs to enjoy this amazing land: flowers and wildlife, Gessopalena, Pettorano, Rocca Calascio, Caramanico, Castelli, Civitella del Tronto...


itinerariesSuggested one-day visits in Abruzzo, through castles, churches, ancient boroughs.

Abruzzese Songs

Traditional music of L'AquilaTraditional music of L'Aquila with booklet of lyrics. Visit also the Abruzzo Songs section.

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.

News from Earthquake Land

First-hand commentaries on the earthquake that struck L'Aquila and surrounding villages at 3:32 am on 6 April 2009, claiming 309 victims...

Abruzzo World Club

Association of Abruzzese in the world - Renew / subscribe and get welcome packet, calendar, access to the reserved area (already a member? Login Here).

Useful Links

THE PRESS: Google News | La Bacheca d'Abruzzo [News and events in the smaller localities] | also search for "Il Centro" and "Il Messagero" online (most articles are not free)--- MUSEUMS: Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo --- CULTURE: Archivio Storico de L'Aquila | Abruzzese Recipes | The Lunario  | --- TRAVEL: Abruzzo Buses | Trains in Italy | Maps & Itineraries --- SERVICES: White Pages for Italy | Zip Codes | Evangelical Centers | Italian Foreign Ministry --- DIRECTORIES & REFERENCE: Dmoz Abruzzo | Wikipedia on Abruzzo | Official website of Abruzzo Administration


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Guidebook AbruzzoAbruzzo photo guide - trilingual text (Italian, English, German) - a must for your future visits, a great present...
In the Spotlight
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»L'Aquila in 3-D
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.
Arte in Abruzzo e nel MondoArte Abruzzo - A guide by Paolo Di Vincenzo to museums, exhibits, events.
Torricella Peligna homepageTorricella & Fallascoso - Community of torricellani in the world
Houses, apartments, condo, farms in AbruzzoReal Estate Abruzzo - The latest offers to find a house in Abruzzo.
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

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