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Introdacqua, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy





On a hill between the di Contra and Sant'Antonio valleys, not far from the city of Sulmona, Introdacqua is an ancient centre, dominated by the profile of a castle.

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Altitude: 640 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 110 km -- Population: ca. 1700 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67030 -- Phone Area Code: 0864 -- How to reach it: - road: A25 exit Cocullo then S.S n° 479

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On a nearby archaeological area, Monte Plaia, traces of Italic settlements were found; the present town goes back toMedieval times, when it was a fiefdom of the Trasmondi family.

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  • The medieval castle, one of the many sighting towers that visually connected Abruzzo to Naples, the capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
  • Palazzo Trasmondi, built by the ancient feudal Lords of the place.
  • the Church of Maria Santissima Annunziata, which also contains interesting works of art.
  • Monte Plaia and Monte Genzana, with rare wildlife specimens.

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  • First half of August Festival of "porchetta and prosciutto"
  • 20 August Feast of St. Feliciano and St. Antonio

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