Civitas Vetusta – A City Of Art

At first it seems surreal, but this town, set within Italy’s hillside, radiates beauty. To the east, it faces the Adriatic Sea. To the west, the Apennine Mountains can be seen. On a clear, bright day, you can see the Great Rock of Italy’s peak. The magical city, Atri, also known as “civitas vetusta,” is known for its large quantity of artistic pieces found within the city. In fact, if you walk throughout the city, you may lose track of time as you admire the art that can be seen in the churches and homes, in the overlapping buildings, on the roads, in the


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