Monthly Archives: November 2011

Roccascalegna Castle

It is very likely that Roccascalegna Castle was built by the Lombards to protect the village, endangered by the war against the Byzantines. It rises on a rocky and steep hill which dominates the valley of the Rio Secco, a …

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Caldora Castle, Pacentro

Caldora Castle of Pacentro is one of the most beautiful castles in Abruzzo. Probably built up in XI century, it was restored and strengthened between the 14th and 15th century. It rises up on a trapezoidal base, with three square …

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Church of San Bartolomeo, Sant’Eufemia a Maiella

The foundation of Sant’Eufemia a Maiella probably dates back to 1064, but its most remarkable piece of architecture is the Church of San Bartolomeo. Erected in 1500, it is made up of a wide central nave and two aisles, in …

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November sea, Montesilvano

These pictures show the wonder of November sea in Montesilvano in a clear-blue-sky-day.

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Giumentina Valley, Abbateggio

The Giumentina Valley is a plateau situated 600 m above sea level between Abbateggio and Caramanico Terme, in the Majella National Park. Here a Paleolithic site was brought to light. In fact, the culture of tholos, a stone cottage initially …

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Mutignano is the historic village of Pineto, which is about 4 km far. It rises 321 meters on a hilltop overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Its origin is related to the ancient Hatria Picena, today’s Atri. The old town is very …

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