Blessed Tommaso da Celano

The Blessed Tommaso da Celano, a cleric belonging to the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor, was born in Celano, in Marsica, presumably in 1185. He was a contemporary of St. Francis, whom he met on several occasions. Man of letters, …

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Museum of the Marshes, Celano

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MUSè, the Museum of the Marshes, is situated in the locality Paludi of Celano. It is a modern structure of approximately 5,000 square metres, camouflaged in the green Plain of Fucino. Its shape resembles a protohistoric burial mound. In fact, …

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Sirente-Velino Regional Park

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The Sirente-Velino Regional Park, institued in 1989 by the Abruzzo Region, is situated in the Province of L’Aquila. It is about 56.000 hectares broad, including the Sirente and Velino mountains, the Gorges of Celano, Stiffe Caves, Rocche plateau and Piani …

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Marsica Holy Art Museum, Celano

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The Marsica Holy Art Museum is in the Piccolomini Castle in Celano, in the Province of L’Aquila. It is open from 9.00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. The ticket office closes at 7.00 p.m. The ticket costs 2€ adult, 1 € …

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Gorges of Celano

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The Gorges of Celano are located between Celano and Ovindoli, in the province of L’Aquila, in the Sirente-Velino Regional Park. They represent the maximum phenomenon of erosion in the Central Apennines, with cliffs up to 200 m high. The canyon …

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Province of L’Aquila

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The Province of L’Aquila, with its 108 municipalities, is the broadest but least densely populated in Abruzzo. It borders the province of Teramo to north, the provinces of Pescara and Chieti to east, Molise to southeast and Lazio to west. …

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