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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 Rocca Calascio Abruzzo

Rocca Calascio is a fortress located in Abruzzo, in the province of L' Aquila, inside the National Park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga, at an altitude of 1.460 meters above sea level. The town is well known for the presence of the fortress, one of the highest of Italy, and for the ancient village below, uninhabited until a few years ago and now refurbished with the creation of a small hotel with restaurant. Of course, thanks to its wonderful location, from the village you can admire sublime views. The castle of Rocca Calascio was the natural set of many successful movies, including the compelling "Lady Hawke", "The Name of the Rose" and "Padre Pio". (more…)

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Village of Pietrabbondante Italy

Pietrabbondante is a charming small town of High Molise, located 1027 meters above sea level, with its small houses set against the bare rock, dominated by the dome of the verdant and wooded mountain Caraceno (1250m above sea level) and protected from the fearless warrior Samnite that dominates the square. All around is a riot of nature and silent mountains behind mounts, wide valleys, villages scattered here and there, fields overflowing with colorful flowers. (more…)

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