Exploring Abruzzo’s Antiquities

Exploring Abruzzo’s Antiquities

A great part of Abruzzo’s charm is that it’s pottered along quietly and unremarkably since its first traces of human habitation in the Neolithic era some 6000 years ago. In the intervening period, there hasn’t been a Medici family – as there was in Florence...
Abruzzo’s Roman Past

Abruzzo’s Roman Past

I don’t really know why I was so taken aback on first discovering that Abruzzo had a rich Roman heritage. Perhaps I’ve become so used to the region being a bit of an undiscovered, off-the-beaten-track tourism destination, I’d maybe assumed the Romans had never...
Vasto ?

Vasto ?

Hand on heart, I can honestly say I’ve never been anywhere in Abruzzo I haven’t liked. True, the big coastal resort towns in the north of the region don’t appeal much – but then again, that’s probably just me being not wildly keen about big coastal resort towns...