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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.

Info

  • 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.

History

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.

Genealogy and Links

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