Tales

This section is about all the beauties and the distinctive elements that can turn a stay at Sextantio into a special experience! We want to give you the opportunity to “foretaste” your holiday: a precious chance to go back in time and experience the traditional lifestyle of ancient times!

2017 Gran Sasso festival

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unique, unmissable and unimitable! Every year, at the first blossom of Spring on the Gran Sasso, there is a thick network of associations, institutions, administrations and public bodies that revolve around the Gran Sasso National park to organise a 360° program that takes place all through the summer months, so that there is always activity…

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The bridle-path of the Gran Sasso

innovation at the service of nature There is a route in the Gran Sasso National park that takes you on a 360° journey around its splendours. We are talking about the bridle-path of the Gran Sasso. A round artificial route 300 km long, designed and made according to the most innovative environmental engineering techniques, in…

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When the Medici family ruled in Sessiano

a village among the most beautiful in Italy Our beautiful village, among the most beautiful in Italy, which today is immersed in the serenity and silence of nature, was once a chaotic crowd of passersby, shepherds, merchants, craftsmen, a time in which the Medici family ruled over Sessiano and most of L’Aquila. The prominent Medici…

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The splendours of Abruzzo art

Abruzzo is a wild and generous land with intense chiaroscuros. A land that gave birth to many great artists during the centuries Boundless landscapes, coloured faces signed by life, deep faith, history, everything here is the perfect subject for an opera. Today, we would like to offer you a brief overview of the main attractions…

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Saffron, the spice of Abruzzo

The cultivations of this plant goes back to very ancient times If one thinks about spices, thought immediately run to exotic places such as India, Bangladesh or Japan. But there is a spice that is 100% Italian and from Abruzzo and it grows abundantly in the heart of Italy: it is saffron. The cultivations of…

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Wines from Abruzzo

Best wines of Abruzzo

A voyage into taste We bet that in the few minutes it takes for you to read this post we will make you feel like tasting one of the wines we propose? Ready? Go. Close your eyes and let’s begin this voyage into taste. We are in Sessanio, in our cellar. The air is dense…

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Many feasts and initiatives going on in Abruzzo

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The best examples of the region’s gastronomy, traditions and nature take place in this joyful holiday period. With the coming of the good season, there are many feasts and initiatives going on in Abruzzo. The best examples of the region’s gastronomy, traditions and nature take place in this joyful holiday period. The ‘sagre’ (feasts dedicated…

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May: Excursions in the Gran Sasso National Park

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May is the month of luxuriance, of the exploding heat and of perfumes and colours. Therefore, there is no better period to immerse oneself in nature, touch it, feel it and breath it in. In May the Gran Sasso National Park lies in the centre of Italy like a goddess with her most beautiful gown…

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A trip into Prehistoric times

An adventure holiday between Gran Sasso and Sirente-Velino In spring the lush landscape is heavy with sweet perfume, and an outdoor holiday beckons like a mermaid’s siren call. We have just the thing. Between the rocks of Gran Sasso and the Sirente-Velino, in the caves far away from prying eyes, are buried treasures that are…

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Sessanio

The perfect union between identity and tourism They often say that Italy is all beautiful and that every town is a work of art but the truth is that not everywhere they are conserved and respected. Often the masses of tourists wear out villages originally structured to house a few hundred inhabitants. Here, in Santo…

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