Michetti Circle, Francavilla al Mare


In early 1880, an artistic and cultural association made up of young intellectuals from Abruzzo was created in Francavilla al Mare by Francesco Paolo Michetti. These prominent people met at a former Franciscan convent, which Michetti bought from the Municipality, …

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Michetti Convent, Francavilla al Mare


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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