Palazzo Lupini is a charming liberty style three bedroom house in the Medioeval city center of Lanciano, Abruzzo, central Italy.
Lanciano is a Medioeval city which host 2 Eucharistic Miracles, the old city was called Anxanum and you find a lot of references to this. Infact the cultural and festival program is quiet something in Lanciano, starting with the Christmas tradition of “lo Zampognaro”, Carneval with the shooting of the Politician (not a real one!), Easter festival (week leading to Easter Sunday) where there are different processions you can enjoy, May, June, July and August different contrada food Festivals, last week in August the famous Medioeval week including different Medioeval activities like, falconry, medioeval jobs and medicin workshops, big PANDANA feast with 50 different courses and the final Medioval procession of the Mastrogiurato all of course in traditional Medioeval style, in September with music and other religious festivals which include procession in traditional dresses from the farmers, big concert of artist of an certain fame and a big amusement park for small and big.
Only 10 Minutes to Blue Flag awarded beaches (San Vito Marina, Fossacesia and Rocca San Giovanni) and 45 Min to skiing resort where. Infact in the period of March – April ofter you can enjoy a skiing experience in the morning and in the afternoon refresh yourself in the Adriatic sea . The provice of Chieti, where Lanciano is situated, has lost to offer, there are a lot of marine and mountain parks (Parco della Lecceta - Torino di Sangro, Punta D’erci – Vasto, L’Eremo Dannunziale and the Trabocchi – San Vito, Majella National park, Del Verde Park (Fara San Martino) and green areas where the whole family can relax and enjoy. It’s fun to go for a nice walk and explore the and Hermitage with the whole family (our favourite Eremo di San Bartomoleo) or go and explore and eat in a Trabocco (under UNESCO protection). Or just go to some of the beaches and either choose a more commercial beach, where you can join in with the beach activities (children and adults) or if you prefer less crowded places some of the bay in the area where you can snorkel for hours and admire the local marine life.
The house is situated in the centre of the of Lanciano, walking distance to charming bars and restaurant, and all festivals. Try Bar Piccadilli or Bar dei Portici for they Ice-cream, I bet you never seen so many flavours! Also the farmer's market is just down the road, 67 steps to be exact!, they you find local products to try, buy and eat. There Pizza is fantastic and also the fish counter is very good.
And if you fancy a cooking experience we will be happy to teach you how to make fresh pasta, gnocchi or pizza, followed by a good Montepulciano or Pecorino wine.