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Welcome to Italy in Photos, where we invite you to discover the captivating charm of Avezzano in the picturesque region of Abruzzo: – Avezzano is a city and comune in the Abruzzo region, province of L’Aquila, Italy. It has a population of about 40,000 inhabitants and is the second most populous municipality in the province and the sixth in the region. It has a long and rich history, dating back to the prehistoric times. It was a Roman estate, a medieval castle, a Renaissance palace, and a modern industrial and agricultural centre. It was also devastated by several earthquakes and bombings, but always rebuilt with resilience and courage. Avezzano is surrounded by natural beauty, such as the Monte Salviano nature reserve and the Fucino lake basin. It is also home to many cultural and religious attractions, such as the Santuario della Madonna di Pietraquaria, the Castello Orsini-Colonna, and the Teatro dei Marsi. Avezzano is a city that offers a variety of experiences to its visitors, from historical and artistic heritage to gastronomic delights and outdoor activities. It is a city that welcomes you with its warm hospitality and charm.
Via Provinciale is the main road through the town of Ausona. (Photo 1) – Via Panoramica is a street in Ausonia, a town and commune in southern Lazio, central Italy. (Photos 2-3-4) – Via D. Alighieri is a street in Avezzano which runs from the rounabout on the Via Provinciale to Via Roma. (Photo 5-6-7-8-11-12-13) – Piazza Mercato is a square in Ausonia. It is located in the historical center of the town, near the church of San Michele Arcangelo and the castle of Ausonia. (Phots 9-10) – Via Roma is a street in Avezzano which runs from Via D. Alighieri to Via Calenzo. (Photo 15) – Steps leading up from Via Roma to Via S. Michele. (Photos 15-16) – Via S. Michele is a street in Avezzano which runs from the Church of San Michele Arcangelo to Via Roma. (Photos 17-23-24-25-26) – San Michele Arcangelo is a beautiful church in the town of Ausonia, in the Latium region of Italy. It is a Roman Catholic church that was built in the Romanesque style between the 12th and 13th centuries. It stands on the highest point of the town, overlooking the valley below. The church is dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel, who is the patron saint of high places and protector of the town. The church has a white stone facade with three arches and a rose window. The interior has a nave and two aisles, decorated with frescoes, paintings and sculptures. The church also preserves some ancient Roman elements, such as pillars, urns and a temple dedicated to Hercules. (Photos 18-19-20-21-22) – Piazza Domenico Migliore can be found close to Via Romsa & Vico II Buonarroti. (Photo 27) – Vico II Buonarroti is a street in Avezzano from Via Roma to Via Calenzo. (Photos 28-29-30-31-32)
Cusine for Avezzano:- The region is known for its rich culinary heritage, which includes a variety of traditional dishes. Some of the most popular dishes in Abruzzo include:- Arrosticini:- Small chunks of castrated mutton or young sheep alternated with pieces of fat cooked on wooden skewers over hot coals. – Pasta alla chitarra:- Square spaghetti made using a special tool called “la chitarra”. – Pallotte cacio e uova:- Meatballs made with cheese and eggs. – Sagne e ceci:- Pasta made with chickpeas and tomato sauce. – Coratella:- Lamb liver, heart, and lungs cooked with onions, garlic, and white wine. – Pasta alla pecorara:- Pasta with tomato sauce, lamb, and pecorino cheese.
Photo Gallery of Walk in Avezzano – Piazza Castello to Piazza Risorgimento
Approximately 2.37 km – 1.47 miles
The walk starts at Chiesa di San Giovanni, Piazza Castello – Castello Orsini-Colonna, Piazza Castello – Via Roma – Via F. Crispi – Via Monte Velino (The Town Hall) – Sacro Cuore di Gesù, Via Monte Velino – Via Armando Diaz – Via Camillo Corradini – San Bartolomeo, Piazza Risorgimento – Spire of San Bartolomeo, Via N. Sauro