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.
Sulmona is at the centre of the network
of natural Parks of Abruzzo, “Europe’s
Green Region”: she is lovingly ensconced
and sweetly caressed by a luxuriant nature.
Sulmona is the place where Saint Peter
of the Morrone, Pope Celestine V, founded
the Order of the Celestines which would
spread Christian love, forgiveness and
solidarity throughout the world. In the
short, her history, nature, traditions
and all that she has always stood for
make “the City of Love” a
natural and fitting title.