Lucius Valerius Pudens

Lucius Valerius Pudens (Lucio Valerio Pudente in Italian) was born in Histonium, today Vasto, in 93 AD, though the first report of his existence dates back to 106 AD, when, just thirteen, he was crowned Latin poet by Emperor Traianus. …

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Raffaele Mattioli, Vasto

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Raffaele Mattioli was born in Vasto on March 20, 1895. He was primarily a brave financier, but also a generous patron of the arts and an economist of study and action: a truly amazing figure. Mattioli emerged in the world …

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Filippo Palizzi, Vasto

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Filippo Palizzi (Vasto 1818 – Naples 1899), Abruzzo painter of the Neapolitan school but little academic, impressed heightened realism to his painting. Thanks to exchanges of view with his brother Giuseppe, also a valid painter who lived and worked in …

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Vasto Marina

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The district of Vasto Marina extends for 7 kilometres of sand shore along the Gulf of Vasto. It begins on the north from the beach in front of the monument to the bather and finishes on the south by the …

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Stella Maris, Vasto

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The church of Maria Santissima Stella Maris is located in Vasto Marina on the seafront. It was erected in 1905 in modern Gothic and Romanesque elements by the villa of Sir Alfonso Marchesani who started its construction in 1903.

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Regional Nature Reserve Marina di Vasto

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The Regional Nature Reserve Marina di Vasto is located between the seafront Duca degli Abruzzi of Vasto Marina and the Mediterranean Botanical Garden of San Salvo. It is about 60 hectares wide, characterized by a sandy coast with very well …

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