Area: 10.795 km² - Population: 1.262.392
The regional capital is L'Aquila
It borders with: Lazio, Marche, Molise,
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A generous land, Abruzzo: its conformation is typical of its gentle valleys, the springs make the land fertile and wherever they are bearing the hallmarks of production typical of this Italian region.
The quality and simplicity of recipes is amplified by the authenticity of local products, among which one cannot cite legumes such as beans and grain or fracture. Montereale Sulina Maiella, but the spices that make the really special dishes as saffron eagle. Among the products of excellent wine stands out among the red Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and Trebbiano among whites.
Abruzzo is a region of agro-pastoral vocation, precisely for this reason among the products of excellent typical local production appear various types of cheeses from Abruzzo's sheep cheese with fresh pasta, ricotta and scamorze. Typical is the Marcetto, flavoured cheese enriched with mountain herbs.
In all the parks and protected areas of Abruzzo there is an interesting honey production. Beekeeping is an ancient fact that even today, despite the crisis that affects the industrious insects in the world, continues to produce a delicious honey. In addition to wildflowers, most types of honey produced and appreciated are the thyme, the sainfoin and chestnut.
If the recipes with meat and cheese are typical of the inner areas of the region, the Adriatic coast of Abruzzo prepares tasty recipes based on fish. Among these fish soup prepared with fresh fish, especially Redfish, shrimp and octopus. The smell of the sea that is released from these dishes is spreading through The Streets of the seaside restaurants dotting the area.
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There are many reasons why Abruzzo is becoming pretty popular between tourists from all over the world, like its impressive National Park or its incredible mountains from where you will enjoy some seriously breathtaking views.
However, more and more people are starting to visit this region of Italy because of its beaches. This is because most of them are extremely clean and big, which gives the chance to all the visitors to enjoy what they are looking for: some great days to spend relaxing or practicing various sports on the beach in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
One of the most popular beaches in Abruzzo is Pineto Beach. It's about ten kilometers long and it's located right under some impressive mountains. Parts of it are free, which means you won't have to pay to enjoy your time there. And, although you will have to pay a little fee to access certain parts of it, that will also give you the chance to enjoy some of the bars and restaurants that are there. It's a pretty quiet beach, which means it's ideal for you if you are traveling with children or if you just want to relax.
Another very popular beach is Punta Penna. If you are looking for a wild beach, this is definitely the place to go. It's free and it doesn't tend to get too full, so you will be able to relax as much as you want.
Then there is Martinsicuro Beach, which is filled with tourists and located very close to different restaurants and bars, but there you will also have the chance to hire boats or practice sports such as windsurf or scuba diving, which means it's the ideal place to visit if you are looking to keep yourself active even during your summer holidays.
Rocca San Giovanni is yet another great beach you can visit in Abruzzo. There are a few small bays there, which are gorgeous and the water is extremely transparent, which makes it the ideal place to practice snorkeling.
Punta del Cavalluccio is another great place to practice various water sports, which is made extremely easy because there are many places there where you will be able to rent all the equipment you might need.
Vasto Marina beach is another perfect choice if you are traveling with kids. Part of the beach isn't free though, but there are many hotels nearby which means you can find anything you may want. But, despite the fact it's a very quiet, relaxing beach, don't be surprise when you find lots of youngsters practicing sports such as windsurf.
But if you are hoping to find the quietest beach in the whole of Abruzzo, you can not miss Francavilla al Mare, which is ideal for families or for those who all they want to do is relax. This beach must be the closes thing to paradise you will find in Abruzzo thanks to the clean water and the white, fine sand.
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Enjoy breathtaking valley views and local Teramo culture at Val Vibrata, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy.
Offering easy access to beautiful beaches and scenic coastline, the valley itself offers a diverse landscape of rolling hills, lush flatlands and historic towns and architecture for visitors to enjoy and experience. Perfect for those looking to get away from it all, Val Vibrata puts you at the very heart of the Italian countryside with direct access to the coast.
Those looking to soak in the local sights and culture can explore the many historic fortress and castle ruins in the area, or read up on local history at one of many museums. For the outdoor enthusiast, the area offers pleasant walks and challenging hikes. The perfect way for walkers of all levels to really take in the scenery of this one of a kind place. Martinsicuro is one of the largest towns in the areas, tracing its origins all the way back to the bronze age.
Today, like many coastal towns in Teramo, it offers tourists with welcome arms, inviting them to take in the local cuisine, sights and sounds their unique town has to offer. You'll find much diversity throughout the valley, with historic sights everywhere, and an eclectic range of customs and rich local heritage.
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