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Alfedena, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy





Alfedena, L'Aquila
Hidden in a wonderfully green landscape, Alfedena still shows medieval elements, such as the fine chiesa di SS. Pietro e Paolo, as well as megalithic walls, a necropolis and an Italic temple.

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Altitude: 914 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 100 km -- Population: ca. 700 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67030 -- Phone Area Code: 0864 -- How to reach it: road S.S. n83
- bus, trains: from Avezzano

arrowHistory

In pre-Roman times Alfedena was an important Samnite centre, as shown by the presence of a remarkable temple. Then in the Middle Ages it belonged to the Sangro County, and was seriously damaged during the II World War.

arrowSights & Excursions

  • Megalithic walls
  • The Italic temple at Monte Curino
  • XIII-century Church of SS. Pietro e Paolo, rebuilt after World War Two
  • The Museo Civico Aufidenate "A De Nino"
  • Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo

arrowHotels, Lodging, Restaurants

  • Albergo Ristorante Leon D'oro Di Di Giulio Alvaro 32, V. Roma - 67030 Alfedena (AQ) - Tel: +39 0864 87121
  • Camping La Luna - loc. Montagna Spaccata - 67030 Alfedena (AQ) - Tel: +39 0864 87329
  • Restaurants: Locanda Montegreco | Hostaria La Vela 5 V.Principe Di Napoli -Tel: +39 0864 0864-87590 | Ristorante La Ruota 32 V.Principe Di Napoli - Tel: +39 0864 0864-87512 | Ristorante Pizzeria Pulcinella 6 Str.Stat.83 - Tel: +39 0864 0864-87504

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • 17 January feast of Sant'Antonio, with the traditional bonfires
  • Second Sunday in July Feat of Saints Patrons Maria Salomè and Pietro the martyr

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