Mafalda is spread over a hilly area, it covers an area of ​​32.61 sq km, of which 7% flat and the remaining 93% of hilly type. The town sits on a hill located at 459 m above sea level that dominates throughout the city which is the only urban settlement.

Mafalda village in Molise, Italy – Land of flavors and traditions

mafalda-village

mafalda-village

The area is characterized by large forest areas in fact the town of Mafalda has a precious green area of ​​about 400 hectares of which 100 hectares of Mediterranean, 50 hectares of pine forest and the remaining 250 hectares of rich forest of oaks, flowering ash, holm oaks of great interest for the high environmental biodiversity.

mafalda-molise

The ancient name of this town was Ripalta di Riso and then from 1894 to 1903 Ripalta sul Trigno before taking its current name, dedicated to Mafalda of Savoy. It is located in the Frentani mountains  by the Trigno river. He remained uninhabited in the first half of the fifteenth century; it flourished in the second half of the century thanks to Evoli, feudal lords, who called the Slavs to cultivate the land. In 1903 the municipality was authorized to change their ancient name of “Ripalta sul Trigno” in the current Mafalda.

Mafalda-church

mafalda

panoramic-of-mafalda

The village has a medieval origin, clear in architectural features of the church of St. Andrew the Apostle and the  Juliani Palace.

Mafalda-arms Mafalda-Gonfalone

Concerning the eblem of Mafalda, it has been extracted from the Naples State and conforms to the ancient seal of existing Hall town in the fund items “Vettovaglie”, Province of Molise, year 1796, n. 31, issue 169, sheet 74. It has the blazon in gold, the bland detached in silver and black accompanied by the letters “R” “V,” the first in the high part and the second on the bottom, in lapidary capital Roman characters blue color. The flag has the truncated drape white and blue loaded by the weapon richly described above.

Neighboring towns and distances:

  8 km from Montenero di Bisaccia,

montenero-di-bisaccia-molise

 27 km from Marina di Montenero di Bisaccia,

marina-di montenero-molise

27 km from San Salvo Marina,

san-salvo-marina-abruzzo

34 km from Vasto,

vasto-chieti-abruzzo

50 km from Termoli

termoli-molise-italiy

Termoli is connected by ships and ferries which will take you through the wonderful  Termites Islands also called Diomede Islands, located in the province of Foggia. The “Pearl of the Adriatic”, the favorite destinations of tourists who love nature, tranquility and excellent cuisine are: San Domino, San Nicola, Cretaccio, Caprara and Pianosa.

150 km from the Majella National Park,

parco-nazionale-of-majella

111 km from Pescara,

pescara-abruzzo

66 km from the ski slopes of Capracotta,

ski slopes of Capracotta

Mafalda can be defined as a welcoming and beautiful location. The climate is moderate throughout the year, as it is not so far from the sea. The services are: Bus and in the city you can find a pharmacy, nursery school, post office, grocery store, agruturismo, bank and bakery.

banck-mafalda-italy bar-mafalda-italy-molise

bakery-Mafalda-Molise-Italy

pharmacy-mafalda-molise-italy  scool-mafalda

post-italy-mafalda-molise-italy     supermarket-mafalda-molise-italy

PROPERTY FOR SALE IN MAFALDA, MOLISE, ITALY

House with panoramic terrace sea view and garden for sale in Molise

Ref. 23185

23185-Mafalda

House habitable with outbuilding for sale in Molise

Ref. 23284

23284-MAFALDA

You may also like..

Pin It on Pinterest