Welcome to Abruzzo


Many towns retain a medieval look, while the numerous hilltop castles and isolated, sometimes abandoned, borghi (medieval towns) exude a sinister charm, lending credence to Abruzzo's fame as an ancient centre of magic, and the land of a thousand castles.


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$72.88 Outdoor Activities

Horse-riding on the hills of Cerrano

From the hills to the countryside, from the mountain to the sea: experience nature with horses, discovering the beauties of a unique land.Following the path, we will reach the peak of the hills where you can enjoy an amazing view on Abruzzo; the glance moves from the blue colour of the sea to the green and brown of  Gran Sasso.Duration: 2 hours.Periodo: spring-summer.Difficulty: easy. • Arrival and meeting with the guide: meeting point Cavalcando l'Abruzzo Equiturismo contrada Montagnola 64032, Atri (Teramo);• Horse-riding towards the hills of Cerrano;• 2 Hours excursion;• Back to the country house.Price includes•   Assistence by a professional guide•   Horse-riding tourPrice does not includes•   Everything not expressly mentioned in "The price includes"

$79.83 Food, Wine & Nightlife

The main course of Abruzzo: Chitarra pasta cooking class

Mill La Selva d'Abruzzo is an excellence point of Moscufo. Grandfather Luigi Di Massimo founded the mill in 1937. Now his grandson Luciano leads it, producing three types of extra virgin olive oil. This family farming is located near the beautiful Abbey of Santa Maria del Lago (St. Mary upon the Lake).Discover Abruzzese culinary traditions and enjoy a special cooking class. Learn how to prepare Chitarra pasta:  pour the flour on working surface and make a fountain with a hole in the middle, then add the other ingredients, knead the dough by pressing, folding and working with the "cannelle de le sagne" (rolling pin)  to make "the pettele" (sheet of pasta). It’s time to lay the "pettele" on the "maccarunare" (a tool with many strings, like a guitar, that’s why this pasta is called chitarra pasta) and with the rolling pin, we will have "li maccarune" (chitarra pasta). Then, you will learn to prepare a typical Abruzzo sauce, using veal, pork and a piece of mutton, olive oil, onion, tomato, pecorino cheese, and hot peppers.Once the work is completed, taste your own delicious chitarra maccarune with your old and new friends. Get ready for an exclusive experience in Abruzzo!

$37.02 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Authentic Biological Winery Experience in Teramo Countryside

Discover Teramo countryside and live an authentic experience for wine lovers. Learn about biological winemaking while visiting a beautiful cellar surrounded by green vineyards. The estate is surrounded by 3 hectares of vineyards and it is family-run business. The aim of the winemakers is creating biological, healthy and fine wine, using eco-sustainable ways of cultivation and wine production.Start your experience following your passionate guide through the blooming vineyard path: learn all about biological cultivation while merging in a bucolic atmosphere. Then, visit the underground cellar, where the bottles are preserved; you will also explore the other cellar at the first floor, where the wine is mixed and the red wine is ageing.Finish your special day in the best way with a special wine tasting: savour genuine wine and toasting with your old and new friends. Don’t miss this exclusive experience in Teramo!

$75.20 Food, Wine & Nightlife

GOURMET DINNER WITH PAIRED WINES

• Four-course meal of traditional preparations and 5 paired wines • Freshest seasonal ingredients • Warmly welcoming, professional host  • Intimate and elegant atmosphere near Piazza NavonaGreat for food and wine lovers, this intimate dining experience hosted by an esteemed host lets you indulge in some of Rome’s most distinctive flavours. You will be gathered at a sophisticated restaurant (4.5 *on Tripadvisor) just a few steps away from Piazza Navona, and savour a four-course meal of traditional, seasonal preparations with paired wines. At our refined restaurant you’ll meet your host chef and be seated at your reserved table. For the next two hours, you’ll be served a series of delicious regional specialties, including ap-petizers, pasta, second courses and desserts, all made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. To accompany each course, you’ll also enjoy fine varietals from nearby wine regions like Piedmont, Tuscany, Umbria, and Abruzzo. Best of all, you’ll get to learn about local culinary and winemaking traditions from your host.

$28.92 Walking & Biking Tours

Discover Abruzzo by Bike Self-guided Tour

Your tour will make you discover two beautiful villages in Abruzzo, rich in history, art and culture. Penne and Loreto Aprutino are waiting for you to show their amazing historical centres on the hills of Abruzzo. You will be able to admire amazing panoramas and to enter museums, historical buildings, churches, tiny streets and much more. At the end of your tour, you will enjoy a fantastic food and wine tasting: wine, cheese, vegetables, honey, bread, mushrooms, soup, olive oil, biscuits, cakes..

$577.29 Outdoor Activities

Wellness Retreat in Abruzzo

Join Antimo Cimino, an expert in Wellness & Fitness & Leadership Development from the USA. Antimo will also guide you through a meditation using wine, saffron, and other natural products from the earth for a multi-sensory experience. A great way to prepare you body & mind and go back to your routine with a renewed sense of balance. Start or end your vacation relaxed and connected with Nature immersed with all your senses while interacting with locals who are proud to share their passion with you!When: 2 nights stay 1, 2 and 3 June 2018Where: La Cuccumella Ristorante-Pizzeria-Rooms and B&B Altrocanto, Farindola (Pescara)DAY 1• Training on the job (Team Work and Coping with Stress) in Penne, at Wolftour srl;• Light lunch in Farindola at La Cuccumella;• In the afteroon, last participants'arrival and introductive briefing;• Dinner and overnight at La Cuccumella or Altrocanto.DAY 2• Juicing and breakfast;• FEBI Energy & Yoga Flow at the waterfalls;• Light lunch at La Spiaggetta;• Visit and tasting of Pecorino cheese;• Back to La Cuccumella, thanks & meditation;• Dinner and overnight at La Cuccumella or Altrocanto.DAY 3• Juicing and breakfast;• Transfer to Penne, Core - Stretching – Breathing at the Sports Centre;• Light lunch;• Goodbye.