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During our Italian Cooking holidays you will have the opportunity to learn the main recipes of traditional Italian and Abruzzese cuisine ...read more

Art Holidays

Capture Italy & Abruzzo perfectly via the medium of paint, or develop an affinity with the Italian style of pottery creation & decoration ...read more

Ancestry Holidays

Family roots in Abruzzo? Our Ancestry Holidays include researching your family tree and where possible arranging meetings with your relatives ...read more

Learn Italian

Learn Italian in the coastal city of Vasto, formerly home to one of Italy's greatest poets, Gabriele Rossetti, and just 3 hours from Rome ...read more

Take a Tour of Europe's Greenest Region

What defines the perfect area to have an Italian holiday? With the highest Apennine mountains in Central Italy, an Adriatic coastline that boasts 8 Blue Flags and the highest number of beautiful hill & mountain villages as listed by I Borghi più belli d'Italia, Abruzzo is high on the list for an unforgettable experience
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Vasto, Abruzzo: an evocative itinerary between memories and beautiful spots

I spent the last few years showing people around and taking them to wonderful places, but today I would like to spend some words about my beloved hometown, Vasto. Considered one of the best places in Abruzzo, Italy, it is a hilltop ancient Roman town overlooking the Adriatic sea, and
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Travelers stories: Michele looking for her family roots in Abruzzo, Italy

Since we started our adventure with Italia Sweet Italia we have always shared our passion for Abruzzo and tried to instill it in our guests. That is why one of the things we valued the most is their opinion about the trip. We love to think they will go back to their hometown with a pi
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Travel to Italy – top reasons to experience Abruzzo in 2019

Over the years, one of the most common questions we have received is what is the best time to visit Abruzzo and our answer might always sound a little biased: anytime. Our region is a truly year-round destination, with temperatures averaging between 54 and 61 degrees F, with the hotte
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Autumn in Italy: what to do in Abruzzo

If you are thinking about visiting Italy, and in particular Abruzzo, in Autumn, we can confirm it’s a great idea: September, October and November offer fabulous opportunities to discover the region for several reasons. First all of, the weather. The summer heat has disappeared, making
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Multigenerational vacations in Italy, experience Abruzzo and the surroundings with your kids

Multigenerational trips – vacations spent with parents, siblings, kids, grandkids, and assorted family members of different generations – became a trend in the last few years, and Italy has always been one of the best destinations for this kind of holiday: the country offe
The medieval atmosphere of Roccascalegna and its castle in Abruzzo

Undiscovered Central Southern Italy, what to visit off the beaten paths

You might know that Abruzzo is considered one of Italy’s best kept secrets but there are many other places in the country that will take you by surprise and we would like to suggest you some spots to visit off the beaten paths going south from our base, Vasto. If you want to see a dif
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Do you speak abruzzese?

In Italy, it’s quite common to walk through the streets and listen to people who use local dialects and peculiar expressions. If you have Italian roots, specifically from our region, you might remember your grandparents speaking abruzzese, which of course is a variation of the officia

Easter traditions and foods in Abruzzo Italy

If you are planning your holidays in Italy in springtime, Easter is definitely a good period to travel across the country, and Abruzzo, with its special mix of traditions and foods specifically prepared to celebrate this festivity, might be the perfect destination to experience the Ho

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Discover Authentic Italy: How to Plan an Amazing Tour of Abruzzo

Our 6-part email course will walk you through everything you need to know about planning - and enjoying! - an amazing tour of Abruzzo.