On the trail of the wolf

The presence of the wolves in the Gran Sasso Nationa Park has inspired several daily life tales and conditioned the collective imagination of the dwellers living from forestry and sheep farming. Men – Wolves’ relationship has very old roots and represents one of the most interesting features of the anthropological scenery of Abruzzi. Our offer…


Anima sensory experience: your yoga retreat in Abruzzo

Yoga retreat in Abruzzo

Experience a yoga retreat in Abruzzo: on the road with your soul. Mind, body and spirit will fuse together with nature, peace and recollections of an antique Hamlet. Time seems to have stopped in Santo Stefano di Sessanio, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Everything here recalls the glorious age of counts and…


Every dog has its day!

Special offer for our furry friends “Look at your dog’s eyes and you will not able to say he has no soul.” Victor Hugo. PROGRAM Saturday afternoon, welcome in the Tea Room Welcome cookie in the Tea Room; Walk in the greenspace around the Hamlet, with guided tour for humans and final reward for dogs.…


Walk and arrosticini dinner under the stars

passeggiata e cena tipica sotto le stelle

Friday, 21 July 2017 – Sextantio Albergo Diffuso, Santo Stefano di Sessanio (AQ) Thanks to the cooperation with the ancient “Rifugio Racollo”, the offer includes a nice stroll with visit at Campo Imperatore. With the first appearance of the stars, we are back to Rifugio for the tasty dinner with arrosticini, Stick with lamb typical…


Feast of the artcraft shops square

Feast of the artcraft shops square, with our artisans on July 15 and 16, when they will be around us working the local raw materials: wood, wool, paludal herbs and natural fibers. A tribute to the recall of the past handed down by gestures, to the universal language of indigenous material culture, to the strength…


Secrets and benefits of traditional therapeutic uses

In an archaic worldview Men rely mainly on ancestral elements, in order to raise their species’ strength and prosperity. Self-care is entrusted to symbolic acts and rituals aiming to ‘ward off evil spirits’. In them, all the natural elements elevate to a connection with the supernatural, therefore healthy and purifying. The therapeutic role of herbs,…



abruzzo gourmet experience

Abruzzo gourmet experience: from Santo Stefano di Sessanio to Castel di Sangro, sharing passions, for the Abruzzo region, its history and food culture Santo Stefano di Sessanio Overnight stay at Sextantio Albergo Diffuso Breakfast buffet with all local food products Dinner with traditional Abruzzo products at the restaurant Locanda Sotto gli Archi Castel di Sangro…


The rural heritage of Italy


In Italy, a country of Story, should be preserved a history too often disqualified as ‘minor’- such as dotted villages among the Abruzzi mountains and historical heritage so far from the canons of classicism. This ‘minor patrimony’ is considered as what remains of an increasingly endangered but very authentic Italy – Daniele Kihlgren Our offer…