The center of taste and orientation of Majella National Park!
Il Vignale, surrounded by the nature of Majella National Park
, awaits you in the heart of Abruzzi, offering a friendly welcome, a lively atmosphere, and a cuisine rich in traditional tastes and perfumes.
Il Vignale, "the center of taste and information of Majella National Park
", welcomes its guests with a bar at the entrance, a long corridor on the right characterized by ancient furniture, two banquet halls, a characteristic fireplace which is always burning, and a wonderful terrace facing the huge garden, ideal to organize buffets and dinners under the moonlight. Moreover, Restaurant Il Vignale offers another hall used for congresses and business meetings.
There are many reasons to choose Il Vignale: the main one is its geographical position at the foot of the mountains, along the outer side of Majella National Park, surrounded by the uncontaminated green nature of the countryside of Rapino
, a town famous in the past for the art of ceramics (achieving the greatest splendor with Fedele Cappelletti), rich in history (Grotta del Colle, Piana della Civita) and deep religious traditions.
Situated a few minutes from the ski facilities of Passo Lanciano and Mammarosa and a few km from the wonderful beaches of Pescara and Francavilla al Mare, the restaurant is the ideal destination if you love nature-holidays, since it offers endless possibilities to carry out naturalistic itineraries at various altitudes for trekking, mountain-bike, bird and animal watching.
The traditional cuisine of Restaurant Il Vignale, handed down from an ancient rural tradition, consists of simple local products reinterpreted in a modern key by our chef Leonardo, who gives to each dish a touch of the experience he has acquired in the various European countries.
Our pride is represented by a wonderful wine cellar meticulously organized by our maître Giuseppe, including several prestigious labels both at a regional and national level, that will combine with the dishes our chef Leonardo will prepare for our guests.
If you want to escape from the city chaos and throw yourself into the wonderful setting of Majella National Park
, Restaurant Il Vignale offers its guests charming and very cosy bungalows where they can relax and regenerate: they are all provided with TV, air-conditioning and heating system, en-suite bathroom.
The Restaurant joins the Project "Coltiviamo la Diversità" by using legumes and fruits coming from traditional cultivars that have been recovered thanks to the project and are produced by local farmers.
Some recipes with the products from the Project "Coltiviamo la diversità":
- "Mele piane" and "amaro abruzzese" pie
- Spelt Tagliatelle with buffalo ricotta cheese and walnuts
- Spelt and "mezza fava" broad bean soup
- Gratinéed "San Giovanni" pear with pistachios and cheese fondue