- Further up Mount
Morrone, you can get through a mule track
to the hermitage where St Peter Celestine
spent a long time living in loneliness and
practising meditation. There he was informed
he had been chosen as the new Pope.
of July (Italy), the Medieval
, in Major Square
(it dates back to the Swabian Age and to
the warrior traditions of that time).
performances in Sulmona have ancient roots,
and it is thought they are Christianity
fitted versions of ancien heathen rites
performed in early Spring in order to wish
good harvests and an enduring freedom.
Why is Sulmona the City
of Love? Sulmona is the birthplace of Ovidio,
and Ovidio is the poet of love. The cantor
who, in his life, always celebrated this
sentiment, interpreting it in its every
This loving approach to all things in life
is in very soul of Sulmona, which has become
the worldwide capital of the “confetto”:
the confection that has always accompanied
those special moments of love.
The new spa was built at about a hundred
meters from the previous one, in a charming
natural background. Its waters are good
for several pathologies: arthritis, rheumatism,
otorhinolaryngological and pneumatological
park in Cansano