Church of San Nicola, Lanciano

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The church of San Nicola in Lanciano rises on the ruins of the oldest church of San Pellegrino, which was destroyed by a fire in 1226. Subsequent renovations transformed the old system especially with the construction of the bell tower …

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Frescoes of the cloister, Raiano

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In the cloister of the former convent of Zoccolanti in Raiano you can admire wonderful frescoes of ‘600 on the life of Saint Francesco and the martyrdom of the Franciscan missionaries.

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Former Convent of Zoccolanti, Raiano

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The former convent of Zoccolanti is located in Sant’Onofrio square, close to Raiano historic centre. It was erected in XVII along with the church of Sant’Onofrio by the Minor Reformed friars. Today it houses the municipal offices. In the cloister …

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