The finding of the Warrior

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The valley between Ofena and Capestrano, where the Tirino river rises and flows is an area particularly warm and suitable for the cultivation of the vine. Well, in September 1934 a local farmer, Michele Castagna, was tilling his land to …

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Gorges of Popoli

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The gorges of Popoli or Tremonti are at the northern end of the Peligna Valley, in the Province of Pescara. In the past they were called the “Key of the Three Abruzzi” for their strategic importance for communications between the …

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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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Province of Pescara

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The Province of Pescara, established in 1927 thanks to the will of the poet Gabriele D’Annunzio, is the least extensive in Abruzzo, while the capital, Pescara, is the most populous city in the region. It is composed of 46 municipalities. …

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Lake of Capo D’Acqua, Capestrano

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The lake of Capo D’Acqua is located in Capestrano, in the National Park of Gran Sasso and Laga Mountains. It was created in the 60s for the irrigation of fields. It is fed from the spring of Capo D’Acqua which, …

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