Orsini Castle, Alba Fucens

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The Orsini Castle rises at the foot of Mount Velino on a summit overlooking the ancient city of Alba Fucens and via Tiburtina Valeria. Built by the Counts of Albe, it was destroyed by Charles of Anjou in the second …

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Orsini Castle, Avezzano

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The Orsini Castle is located in Avezzano. It was erected in 1490 under Gentile Virginio Orsini. Heavily damaged by the 1915’s earthquake, it still shows four imposing cylindrical towers and the monumental portal, wanted by the Colonna family to celebrate …

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Avezzano

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Avezzano (about 42.000 inhabitants) is located in the Province of L’Aquila at 695 m above sea level. It is the capital of Marsica, an area including the drained basin of the Fucine lake and a wide strip of land all …

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