Civitaluparella, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Nestled in the Sangro Valley, this small village is situated on a rocky ridge, surrounded by the Lupari mountains. The historical center has narrow streets and picturesque stone houses.
Altitude: 903 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 70 km -- Population: ca. 350 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66040 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- How to reach it: by road: SS 81 da Chieti or SS 84 from Lanciano, then SS 652
In the nearby Cese grotto finds from the Palaeolithic have been recovered; the present village was mentioned for the first time in documents of the 12th century. Once a fief of the Caldora, belonged later to the de Segura family.
Points of Interest
- The ruins of the Castello Caldora
- the Cese Grotto
Events & Festivities
- February 5: Festival of patron St. Agata
- August 16: Feast of St. Rocco