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Tagliacozzo: Abruzzo Pastel Palette

Date: September 13, 2017 - categories: - Leave your thoughts

The ash-gray jagged mountain peaks backdropping Tagliacozzo accent the pastel palette of this Abruzzo town’s elegant neo-Renaissance palazzi.

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Encircling the main piazza’s fountain with obelisk in the center, the graceful multi-leveled buildings offer a chromatic palette ranging from a pale lemon yellow to peach to brick pink to rich ochre.

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Dark green or deep brown shutters border many windows, adding color contrast and many palazzi are crowned with loggias.

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Floral cascades drape balconies and railings, adding to Tagliacozzo’s rich color spectrum.

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Strolling Tagliacozzo, the winding alleyways showing off a kaleidoscope of colors make you wonder if the townspeople and local merchants didn’t perhaps reached a common accord: a united effort to make Tagliacozzo the most chromatically pleasing Abruzzo mountain town….?

Even the hanging laundry seems to be in deliberate color harmony with the color palette of the buildings:

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In a twisting narrow backstreet, I passed a building with rose-colored plaster peeling away but the shop’s doorway of colorful dangling plastic strips flanked by two multi-colored wooden signs seemed an attempt at fidelity to that Tagliacozzo palette:

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This was by no means our first visit to Tagliacozzo, an Abruzzo favorite. We’ll be back, for not just the pastel palette entices….

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Read more on why we love Tagliacozzo
Read more on why we love Abruzzo
Read about another Abruzzo albergo diffuso
Read about the Abruzzo earthquake
Read more on L’Aquila and the Abruzzo earthquake damage
Read about another Abruzzo town

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