Cultural in Scanno

Costume Festival

Traditional Abruzzese dress is on show during Scanno's annual costume festival towards the end of April. It comprises a full black skirt and bodice with puffed sleeves, a headdress of braided fabric topped with an a…
Cultural in Sulmona

Giostra Cavalleresca di Sulmona

On the last weekend in July, gaily caparisoned horse riders gallop around Piazza Garibaldi in this spectacular display of pageantry and equine skills, revived from Renaissance times. There are a series of jousts bet…
Music in Pescara

Pescara Jazz

This international jazz festival is held over nearly two weeks in mid-July at the Teatro D'Annunzio and Porto Turistico. Previous highlights have included big-name stars such as Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock and Sta…