Travel Blogs from Alba Adriatica
... The high altitude guarantees an excellent snow layer , Moreover, the top of Campo Imperatore is a paradise for lovers of cross-country skiing, offering over 60 kilometers of runs, while the canals of Gran Sasso are perfect for countless off-track itineraries and alpine skiing.
For lunch we visit Another magical village ,Santo Stefano di Sessanto. The tiny medieval village lay largely abandoned ...
... olives and olive oil. Grandson , seven year old Antonio shows us around the animals , the geese and turkeys. They take us to the 500 year old tree that produces the eating olives. It is so laden with fruit that four large stakes have to help support the branches. Antonio junior picks the sunflowers around the field and presents to us . The whole family is delightful.
next we visit the vineyard of Lidia & ...
... Caitlin (a volunteer from Australia) and Ruth's brother with his family were also there, so quite a full house (which was great fun)! The kids are amazing (Charlie, Joe and Louie), and let's not forget the animal farm (2 cats, 8 kittens, 4 dogs, 4 chickens... I might have forgotten someone :-s) So, our job for the week was to restore inner walls of a 500 year old ruin. We learned how to fill the gaps in the wall using a lime and sand mixture. It ...
... we had grilled zucchini, fried cheese, tomatoes and cucumbers, cheese, honey, bread and of course Tiramisu and fruit. Everything was made on the farm or was local. It was so fresh and flavorful. Just amazing!
We were so sad to leave but kissed Nonna and Valerio goodbye and we headed to the town of Atri. This is a small medieval town near the Adriatic sea. You can see the sea in one direction ...
It has been a few days since I have updated the blog and my family and I have enjoyed some time in the sun. It has been fun to relax with relatives while talking about anything and everything. Tomorrow is our last day here in Pineto as we make our way back to Rome for our flight home... See you all soon and take ...
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Other places to stay in Alba Adriatica
Via Firenze, 4, Alba Adriatica | 4 star hotelfrom $71
Lungomare Marconi 292, Alba Adriatica | Hotelfrom $76
Ascolana 58, Alba Adriatica | Hotelfrom $76
Lungomare Marconi n 328, Alba Adriatica | 4 star hotelfrom $146
Via Merano 54, Alba Adriatica | Hotelfrom $55
Via Turati, 1, Alba Adriatica | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Lungomare Marconi, 426, Alba Adriatica | Hotelfrom $77
Lungomare Marconi 120, Alba Adriatica | 4 star hotelfrom $63
via C.Battisti, 169, Alba Adriatica | Hotelfrom $35
Via Panaro 15, Alba Adriatica | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Lungomare Marconi, 100, Alba Adriatica | Hotelfrom $68