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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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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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Molise’s Landscape: The Towns

Guardialfiera, Campobasso, Molise, Italy

Guardialfiera is a town in Molise with a lake, artificial water reservoir formed in the sixties and seventies from the rise of a dam on the river Biferno in order to provide drinking water to surrounding countries for domestic, agricultural and industrial. (more…)

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