Castelguidone, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo

Situated on a hill between the rivers Valloncello and Lame delle Pesce, the village offers a breathtaking panorama of the Trigno valley, not far from the border with Molise. The village is characterized by picturesque alleys made of flight of steps and by beautiful stone houses.


  • Altitude: 775 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Chieti: 126 km
  • Population: ca. 420 inhabitants in 2010
  • Postal code: 66040
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0873
  • Frazioni: Inforchia, Piane
  • How to reach it: by road, SS 86 from Vasto or SS 650 from San Salvo or Isernia.


Possibly of medieval origin, its name derives from the Germanic Wido (= forest), changed to Guido in Italian. In the 14th century there was a mention of a Castrum Guidonum.
Castelguidone, Chieti

Events and Festivities

  • June 15: Feast of the Patron St. Vito
  • Last Sunday of September: Feast of St. Clementina.

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