Abruzzo (UK: / æ ˈ b r ʊ t s oʊ /, US: / ɑː ˈ b r uː t s oʊ, ə ˈ-/, Italian: ; Abruzzese Neapolitan: Abbrùzze [abˈbruttsə], Abbrìzze [abˈbrittsə] or Abbrèzze [abˈbrɛttsə]; Aquilano: Abbrùzzu) or Abruzzi is a region of Southern Italy with an area of 10,763 square km (4,156 sq mi) and a population of 1.3 million.
Abruzzo Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge Abruzzo (pronounced [aˈbruttso]) is a region in Italy, its wastren border lyin less nor 50 mile (80 km) due east o Roum. Abruzzo borders the region o Marche tae the north, Lazio tae the wast an sooth-wast, Molise tae the sooth-east, an the Adriatic Sea tae the east.
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- Mountain and ecotourism tourism
- Coastal and Beach tourism
- Art-historical and religious tourism
Tourism in Abruzzo has become one of the most prosperous sectors in the economy of Abruzzo, and in recent years has seen a remarkable growth attracting numerous tourists from Italy and Europe. According to statistics from the Italian institute of statistics, in 2007 arrivals totaled 1,371,155 Italians and 189,651 foreigners. A total of 7,374,646 arrivals were tourists, a figure that puts the region seventeenth among the Italian regions for numbers of tourists per year. According to market analys
The region currently has 17 active ski resort. They are located in the town of Scanno, Ovindoli, Pescasseroli, Tagliacozzo, Roccaraso, Campo Imperatore, Campo Felice, Rivisondoli, Pescocostanzo and Prati di Tivo where winter tourism is highly developed and then you can play sports such as alpine skiing, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, ski touring, cross-country skiing and dog sledding. Other trails and facilities are in San Giacomo, Passolanciano-Majelletta, Prato Selva, Marsia, Campo Rotondo,
The coast in Abruzzo extends for 129 kilometers, is nationally known as a tourist bathing resorts Montesilvano, Pineto, Roseto degli Abruzzi, Giulianova, Alba Adriatica, Tortoreto, Francavilla al Mare, Ortona, Vasto, Martinsicuro, Silvi Marina, and finally the Trabocchi Coast is not only famous for the sea but also for the ancient fishing machines Abruzzo still visible and can be visited by tourists along the coast, many of these centers, tourist resorts have the privilege and prestige of being
As for the art-historical and religious tourism cultural, historical and cultural importance are the city of Chieti with Roman ruins, churches, museums, Teramo, Vasto, Lanciano, Manoppello, Ortona, Atri, Giulianova, Sulmona, l'Aquila,, Santa Maria del Suffragio, Forte Spagnolo, Fontana delle 99 cannelle, St. Gabriel's shrine with average of 2 million visitors per year is one of the 15 most visited sanctuaries in the world and others small villages with many monuments, museums, castles and church
A view of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise
- Climate and geography
- Viticulture and grapes
- DOCS and other wine regions
Abruzzo is an Italian wine region located in the mountainous central Italian region of Abruzzo along the Adriatic Sea. It is bordered by the Molise wine region to the south, Marche to the north and Lazio to the west. Abruzzo's rugged terrain, 65% of which is mountainous, help to isolate the region from the winemaking influence of the ancient Romans and Etruscans in Tuscany but the area has had a long history of wine production. Today more than 22 million cases of wine are produced annually in Ab
The Abruzzo region has the Apennines running along its western border and includes Corno Grande, the highest point on mainland Italy. The mountain range serves as a tempering influence on the climate, blocking many storms that come in from the west. However, this does leave the area prone to storm systems originating from the east, which are blocked in their westward progression by the mountains, causing high levels of precipitation to fall on the vineyards, as happened during several rain soake
Despite the mountainous region of Abruzzo having only half of the vineyard land of regions like Tuscany, the region still produces more than 22 million cases of wine annually. This is partly because of the high permitted yields of Abruzzo's main DOC region as well as the government mandated use of high-producing tendone vine-training systems installed in the 1970s. Particularly on the fertile hillsides and plain of the southern Chieti province, vineyards warmed by the dry Adriatic breezes during
Nearly 80% of all the wine in the Abruzzo region is produced by large co-operative wineries with the four largest – Cantina Tollo, Casal Thaulero, Casal Bordino and Citra – dominating wine production in the region. In addition to making the majority of Abruzzi labeled wine, these large co-ops also sell wine to other Italian and French wine regions where they are used for blending. According to wine experts Joe Bastianich and David Lynch, a "good part" of many "better-regarded" French ...
Abruzzo has approximately 30,000 hectares of vineyards planted in the region, with roughly half devoted to DOC production. 1. Controguerra DOC - Created in 1996 and located in the hills and valleys around the commune of Controguerra in the Teramo province. Until its creation, the Trebbiano d'Abruzzo DOC was the only permitted white wine DOC in Abruzzo. Reds are made predominately from the Montepulciano grape with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet franc permitted to make up to 15% and other
The traditional cuisine of Abruzzo is eclectic, drawing on pastoral, mountain, and coastal cuisine. Staples of Abruzzo cuisine include bread, pasta, meat, cheese, and wine. The isolation which has characterized the region for decades has ensured the independence of its culinary tradition from those of nearby regions. Confesercenti, an Italian trade organization, conducted a 2013 study which called Abruzzo the best place to dine in Italy.
Abruzzese cuisine is known for the following ingredients: 1. Saffron, cultivated primarily in Navelli and L'Aquila 2. Olive oil produced in Colline Teramane, marked by the quality level DOP and considered some of Italy's best 3. Licorice, primarily produced in Abruzzo and Calabria 4. Lamb and mutton, especially in the mountains. Sheep's milk is an important source of Abruzzese cheese, and lamb intestines are used as sausage casing or for stuffed meat rolls. Mountain goat meat is also common in A
Abbruzzese starters include: 1. Bruschetta: bread spread with salt and oil, sausage, or vegetables such as tomato or zucchini with mozzarella 2. Antipasto di fegatini: appetizer from Teramo consisting of chicken livers, onion, peppers, vinegar, sugar, dry wine, pepper, salt and o
One of the region's most popular dishes is maccheroni alla chitarra. The pasta is prepared by pressing dough through a chitarra, creating long, thin noodles similar to spaghetti. It is served with a tomato-based sauce, often flavored with peppers, pork, goose or lamb, accompanied
The region features several types of roast lamb and mutton, including: 1. Arrosticini: skewered lamb or mutton 2. Pecora al cotturo: lamb or mutton stuffed with mountain herbs and cooked in a copper pot 3. Lamb cooked whole in a bread oven 4. Agnello cacio e ovo: a lamb-based fri
The following is a list of the municipalities of Abruzzo, Italy.There are 305 municipalities in Abruzzo (as of January 2019): 104 in the Province of Chieti; 108 in the Province of L'Aquila
Palena is a comune and town in the Province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is the hometown of Pietro Como and Lucia Travaglini, the parents of Italian-American baritone Perry Como (1912–2001). There is a plaque commemorating Perry Como as well as the home of painter Oreste Recchione, who also lived in Palena.