Trabocchi, a place between sea and sky

Posted on December 8th, 2012 by Stefania Del Zotto

They look like little spiders spread around the south coast in the Abruzzo region, South Italy. They are called trabocchi and they are ancient structures similar to pile dwelling. They were built a few centuries ago by fishermen…who were too scared to leave the coast and go into the blue water to fish.

trabocchi wedding abruzzo
getting married in abruzzo
When I saw Katia and Matteo’s photos from Acromatico, in trabocco San Salvo, I completely felt in love with these structures which were completely unknown to me until I saw these stunning pictures!
They got married last summer and they decided to take some pictures in one of these unusual areas in their region. So lucky I found them!!!

katia & matteo wedding abruzzo
katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo
katia & matteo getting married in trabocchi
katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo
katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo
katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo
katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo
katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo

katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo
katia matteo italy wedding abruzzo

katia italy wedding abruzzo

katia bride in trabocchi italy wedding

bride and groom wedding in abruzzo
If you would like to discover these little jems, you would need to head towards the Chieti province (between Francavilla and San Salvo), where the coast is wild and silent. Here among wild brooms, green olive trees and vineyards you can see these strange creatures appearing from the sea.
They are concentrated in the area from Punta Acquabella (in Ortona) to Vasto. Some of them are: Trabocco Fosso Canale in San Vito Marina; Trabocco Punta Cavalluccio, Punta Isolata and Punta Tufano in Rocca San Giovanni; Trabocco Pesce Palombo and Punta Rocciosa in Fossacesia.

Italo and Ale (Acromatico) are South Florida husband and wife wedding photographers. Italo is Italian and Ale is Chilean, two awesome cultures mixed together making a great team! Thanks for sharing these nice pictures!!! All these wedding pictures here.


2 Responses to “Trabocchi, a place between sea and sky”

  1. Liondragoncsutom says:

    such a beautiful rustic wedding!Good place.

  2. Sylvie says:

    Thank you for passing by our blog! Sylvie

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