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Points of Interest

Castelvecchio Calvisio
Castelvecchio Calvisio

Cultural Heritage

Inhabited since millennia, the territory safeguarded today by Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park preserves traces and evidences of great historical-cultural value.
A very rich and varied heritage going from the Neolithic Age to the Italic and Roman period, from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, integrating finds, archaeological sites, castles, fortified villages, churches, abbeys, hermitages and mills.


Point of InterestLocation
 AmiternumAmiternum
Archaeological site
L'Aquila (AQ)
 Castle in Arquata del TrontoArquata del Tronto CastleArquata del Tronto (AP)
 Campovalano NecropolisCampovalano Necropolis
Ancient necropolis at the foot of Montagna dei Fiori
Campli (TE)
 Capestrano WarriorCapestrano Warrior
A symbol of Abruzzi and its identity
Capestrano (AQ)
 Castel ManfrinoCastel Manfrino
One of the most isolated and fascinating fortresses of Abruzzi
Valle Castellana (TE)
 San Pietro ad OratoriumChurch of San Pietro ad OratoriumCapestrano (AQ)
 Civitella del TrontoCivitella del Tronto Fortress
One of the most monumental and imposing military engineering works of Italy
Civitella del Tronto (TE)
 Assergi Head Office - Cloister, detail of the frescoFormer St Francis Monastery, housing the Park Authority Head OfficesL'Aquila (AQ)
 Fossa NecropolisFossa Necropolis
The best preserved and most monumental Italic necropolis in Abruzzi
Fossa (AQ)
 Fountain of the 99 SpoutsFountain of the 99 Spouts
13th century - Historical monument situated in the area of the Rivera, one of the most ancient of the town center, next to river Aterno
L'Aquila (AQ)
 Megalithic WallsHercules Temple, Via Cecilia, and the Megalithic Walls of Colle del VentoMontorio al Vomano (TE)
 Madonna della Tibia ChurchMadonna della Tibia SanctuaryCrognaleto (TE)
 Rocca CalascioRocca Calascio
One of the most interesting military-defensive structures
Calascio (AQ)
 S.Cipriano ChurchS.Cipriano ChurchCastelvecchio Calvisio (AQ)
 Saint Bartholomew AbbeySaint Bartholomew Abbey
12th century, one of the most beautiful and best preserved monuments of the Cistercian medieval art of Abruzzi
Carpineto della Nora (PE)
 Sant'Egidio ChurchSant'Egidio ChurchFano Adriano (TE)
 St Clement Abbey, backSt Clement a Casauria AbbeyCastiglione a Casauria (PE)
 St John ad Insulam ChurchSt John ad Insulam ChurchIsola del Gran Sasso d'Italia (TE)
 San Clemente a CasauriaThe Big AbbeysCastiglione a Casauria (PE)
 Icona PassatoraThe Chapel of Icona PassatoraAmatrice (RI)
 St Flavian Church (Tavolero)The Ruins of St Flavian ChurchRocca Santa Maria (TE)
 SheepThe Sheep Tracks
The ancient trails of transhumance
Castel del Monte (AQ)
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