Carpineto Sinello, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
This small agricultural village is situated in the valley of the river of the same name, at the foot of Monte Sorbo. There are interesting archaeological remains in the lower part, and an imposing castle that dominates the area.
Altitude: 381 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 88 km -- Population: ca. 700 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66030 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- Frazioni: Montagnola, Policorvo -- How to reach it: road: s.n. 86 da Vasto; motorway: A14 exit Vasto Nord o Vasto Sud
Ancient Italic tombs were found in the area, while the name was first mentioned in documents of the 12th century as Carpinus. Among its many feudal lords there was the Bassi family.
Points of Interest
- The Castle, which, though transformed in the 18th century into a noble mansion, still retains many of the original features.
- Archaeological sites
Events & Festivities
- August: Festival of porchetta (roasted pork)
- 12-13 August: Feast of St. Vincenzo
- 29-30 September: Feast of St. Michael the Archangel
Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants
Bar Ristorante West,via Madonna dell'Asilo 13, 66030 Carpineto Sinello (CH) - tel. (+39)0872 869128