Travel Blogs from Tortoreto
... 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 ...
After breakfast we head for Sant Omero where we meet our guide Andrea and visit this picturesque village and a couple of very special churches. First a Romanesque and baroque church in the main city then out into the countryside to visit chiesa di Santa Maria a vico. It dates back to an early roman settlement here by the river used to transport salt . There was a monastery here also that gave food ans shelter to shepherds ...
... 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 Tortoreto
Lungomare Sirena, 598, Tortoreto | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Via Archimede 80, Tortoreto | Hotelfrom $64
Via Vespucci, 21/23, Tortoreto | Hotelfrom $40
Lungomare Sirena 160, Tortoreto | Hotelfrom $91
Lungomare Sirena 500, Tortoreto | Hotelfrom $66
Viale Adriatica, 136, Tortoreto | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Via Vascello, Tortoreto | 4 star hotelfrom $89