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Fraine Abruzzo Hills

Fraine (Fraìune in Abruzzo) stands on a hill, between the river Treste and the creek Lama. The structure of the fortified village still preserved its ancient medieval-style, with the Parish Church of San Silvestro that stands out as a building above around which the village is developed in concentric rings, built in 1846 in a nave of an older church. It was restored in baroque style, with a portal decorated with coat of arms. It houses a wooden organ painting such as "cabinet". The bell tower has a square base and is built in stone. (more…)

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Carunchio town in Abruzzo inside the Natural Park, Italian villages

Carunchio is an Italian town of 628 inhabitants of the Chieti province in the Abruzzo region. The village is perched on a hill, to the right of the Treste river, from which you can dominate with a view of much of the Maiella and Gargano, its territory, which covers a mainly mountainous area​​, has a amplitude of about 30 square kilometers. (more…)

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Roccaspinalveti village in the Province of Chieti, Abruzzo Region

RoRoccaspinalveti-Stemmaccaspinalveti is a municipality located in the High Vasto area, at 740 meters above sea level; It has a territory mainly mountainous, extending for 32.92 km. The population is 1489 inhabitants distributed in several villages. These include: Acquaviva, Bisceglie, Chiuse, Fatticce, Fonte Santa Maria, Olmi, Pontone, Quercialtieri, Salconeto, San Cristofaro, Santa Giusta, Serre, Tesoro, Vallocchie delle Torri, il Capoluogo  called Chiesa Nuova.

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The Castle of Roccascalegna Abruzzo in the heart of Italy

Roccascalegna is an Italian town of 1.251 inhabitants in the province of Chieti in Abruzzo. It is one of the eleven towns of the Mountain Community Middle Sangro-Aventino. The village is dominated by a Castle of Roccascalegna Abruzzo on top of a outcrop rocky in a dominating position over the area, has very ancient foundation and was subject to numerous additions between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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