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Unspoiled Abruzzo

As the region recovers from another earthquake, locals are calling it Italy’s last wilderness.

First lost out to Tuscany in the tourism stakes. Then it was hit by a series of natural disasters. Now a group of local filmmakers is restyling it as Italy’s last unspoiled region.

 

Abruzzo photo

Photo by cathywilson35

It has unspoilt national parks, pristine sandy beaches, Roman remains and quiet villages, and is often dubbed “the greenest region in Europe.” With those plaudits, you’d think Abruzzo – the region east of Lazio and above Puglia, where you can stand on the powdery peaks of the Apennine mountains and survey the cobalt Adriatic Sea – would be a household name. Yet even regulars to Tuscany, Puglia and the rest of the ‘bel paese’ have never set foot in it.

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Abruzzo photo

Photo by kudumomo

Photo by cathywilson35

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