Autumn meetings

Autumn Meetings is a Sunday spent in Pico to discover the farming world at the time of the harvest festival, when finally you could relax and nature began its rest. A day dedicated to the rediscovery of traditional products: from seasonal first courses, to roast chestnuts and wine, with live concerts Read more…

Saltarello, dance of life

Saltarello is life. It is a dance of life, of liberation, of challenge. Saltarello contains a world of messages, proposals, waste, gambling, outburst, union and jealousy. Saltarello is an ancient dance. They danced almost always outdoors, on the farmyards, after intense working days in the harvest, in the wheat harvest Read more…

“Pano Sotto”

Pano Sotto is a typical homemade stale bread soup with beans and vegetables. These plates were part of the tradition, when the bread was made only a couple of times a month to save firewood and the stale bread was reused into soups. It was done with layers of bread Read more…

The San Rocco Procession

On August 16 San Rocco is celebrated in a characteristic procession where the faithful carry the baskets of bread in remembrance of the saint. San Rocco, in fact, had been hit by the plague and was removed from the hospital as he had too many lamentations caused by the disease. Read more…

Rally of Pico

The Rally of Pico is a car race that takes place in the first weekend of September since 1978. The route includes a section in the central square of the town and is the only rally in Italy to be organized with a municipal licence.  

Roman Roads

Pico is located at the intersection of two major Roman roads, the Civita Farnese (today SS 82) and an important ancient way of the Roman era for trade between the Abruzzo mountains and the coast. Along the ancient Roman path are the remains of the ancient trade routes, the town Read more…

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