Sante Marie (Abruzzo - Italy)
Sante Marie is a totally mountain municipality of 1.155 inhabitants, located at 850 meters above sea level in the Province of L'Aquila, Its territory covers an area of 40,10 sq. km.
Sante Marie is a country that is in a strategically very interesting position.
A few kilometers from the capital Rome (60 Km A24 highway).
A destination for Sunday outings is surrounded by forests of chestnut and its territory is rich in mushrooms and if you want even truffles.
The residents, to date, there are about 1300, many of whom prefer to commute for the above-mentioned vicinanaza in Rome to go to work in the capital, others chose to go and live in the city, while maintaining close ties with their country of origin.
The local attractions are many and the things that are offered to visitors are really interesting.
Its undisputed ruler is the air you can breathe, the quality of local products and if you want the hospitality of Santemariani.
Proloco offers various events throughout the year, some specifically for residents and others which help to raise awareness of our country to all those who are looking for wholesome entertainment.
Chief among these events is certainly the "Chestnut Festival" which takes place every year during the last weekend of October.
The main product of our area is the protagonist of this event, able to involve the entire community who willingly lends itself to prepare a lot of good things.
Have a wonderful sweet local soups, the inevitable polenta with sausages homegrown.
In short, the apotheosis of the Chestnut and whatever else characterizes the cuisine of our area.
For fans of walking and bike nothing better.
Our forests and several recommended trails allow those who want to engage in these activities enjoying the fresh air and the surrounding environment.
Èchiaro that we can not speak ill of our country and that is why we invite you to visit us.
The scents and the air, unfortunately, we can not have it try over the Internet.
At this point you just have to spend a day with us!
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