Church of Sant’Agostino, Penne

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In Penne, the beautiful church of Sant’Agostino of XIV century has undergone several modifications over time, especially in the Baroque period (1756-1759). The façade shows an anti-aesthetic contrast between the ancient masonry and the latest remake. On the top of …

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Abbey of Santo Spirito al Morrone, Sulmona

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The Abbey of Santo Spirito al Morrone (Holy Spirit in Morrone) or Morronese Abbey is located in Sulmona in the Badia hamlet, 5 km from the city of art and close to hermitage of Sant’Onofrio al Morrone and the shrine …

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Santo Spirito museum, Lanciano

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The Santo Spirito monastic complex is located in Lanciano in Via Santo Spirito 77. It was founded in 1293 by the Celestinians. Abandoned in 1654, it was recently restored and houses the Santo Spirito Museum. The archaeological museum keeps finds …

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Church of San Paolo in Peltuinum

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The church of San Paolo in Peltuinum is located near the archaeological site of Peltuinum, in the territory of Prata d’Ansidonia. It was built in Romanesque style around the 7th and 8th centuries along the sheep track (tratturo) L’Aquila-Foggia with …

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Michetti Convent, Francavilla al Mare

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The Michetti Convent, also known as the Michetti circle or D’Annunzio circle is located in Francavilla al Mare, adjacent to the church of Santa Maria del Gesù. Built by the Franciscan Friars Minor around 1430 outside the town walls, it …

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Church of Santa Chiara, Penne

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The church of Santa Chiara, with the adjacent monastery of the Poor Clares, is located in Penne in Largo Santa Chiara. It was built in 1600 and shows a simple brick façade and a bell tower with an onion dome. In the …

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