Salinello Tower, Giulianova

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The Salinello Tower is located in Giulianova Lido, on the west side of the SS16 Adriatic Road. When the coast was deserted, it overlooked the mouth of the Salinello river and the opposite stretch of the Adriatic sea. Along with …

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Fortress of Pescara

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In 1510 Charles V ordered the construction of the imposing fortress of Pescara. In 1566, the fortress resisted the assault of 105 Ottoman galleys under the command of Pialy Pasha in the so-called Battle of Pescara. In 1707 it was …

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Camponeschi Castle, Prata d’Ansidonia

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Uninhabited since 1963, Camponeschi Castle is a fortified village that is located a few kilometres from Prata d’Ansidonia. As in the case of other hamlets in the area, it was fortified by the Camponeschi family in the Middle Ages, around …

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Belfiore Tower, Silvi

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The Belfiore tower is located in Silvi Paese. It is the only part left of the ancient Belfiore Castle, built in the XIV century to protect the medieval village of Silvi that, in fact, between 1806 and 1861 took the …

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Mancino castle, Pescasseroli

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Castel Mancino is located on the peak that overlooks the valley of Pescasseroli, between 1275 and 1332 m above sea level, after a 20-30 minute walk across European black pine groves, along the path B3 of the National Park of …

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Lombard castle, Spoltore

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The acropolis of Spoltore is marked by the ruins of a Lombard castle dating back to the 11th century. The three remaining towers, the South Tower, the West Tower and the South-East Bastion, delimit the current viewpoint, once a lookout …

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