Il Castello

Piazza Battaglione Alpini, L'Aquila, Abruzzo, 67100, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from L'Aquila

Day six Abruzzo

A travel blog entry by rr.peregrinates

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... its becoming a fashionable weekend retreat.

In the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake, Santo Stefano lost its two most precious architectural prizes: its Medici Tower, the town's iconic symbol, which totally collapsed, and its 17th century Church of the Madonna del Lago, which lost most of its front facade and suffered a major roof collapse. The hill town's other ancient masonry buildings largely ...

Day two Abruzzo

A travel blog entry by rr.peregrinates

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... female members of the family and he calls it Lydia , after his wife. This is a product of great love and passion , and after a tour of the vines , then the winery , we are taken through a tasting , accompanied by homemade sausage and pasta prepared by Lydia. We move on to a reserve wine , Amato ,and then a Vincoto or cooked wine , which is mixed with a few crab apples at the time it is cooked , before more grape juice is ...

Zee Exhibition

A travel blog entry by cattieatu

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Here are pictures from my trip into the mountains to help set up for an exhibition! This is the city where 4 years ago there was a massive earthquake and destroyed many of the old buildings. They are still rebuilding with many streets blocked off. After the art exhibition, Antonio and his brother and I walked around; we found a concert with string instruments in a church, and listened to a famous Italian artist tribute concert.
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Santa Rita di Cascia, Prega per Noi!

A travel blog entry by swdsull

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... partially decomposed. The church itself wasn't even lovely enough for me to take any real pictures of the inside, but the convent St. Rita prayed so hard to be a part of and was finally admitted was beautiful. I stood by the gates where she must have miraculously passed through, and saw the mountain she climbed with St. Augustine and other saints she was devoted to as they appeared to her to let her know God's Will for her. Also, there was a beautiful and strong grapevine, almost like ...

Beautiful countryside, food and friends

A travel blog entry by papadisu

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... was waiting in the field by the house with fresh baked bread, homemade olive oil, local made cheeses and red wine. It was incredible. The views, the food and the company were perfect. After enjoying this we walked to Nonna's house. She was getting ready to show us how to make gnocchi. We started mixing up the potatoes with floor and kneading it until it was a consistent dough. The we took off chucks and ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Piazza Battaglione Alpini, L'Aquila, is near Bominaco.
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