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Civitaluparella, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Chieti, Abruzzo region 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.
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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

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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.

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  • The ruins of the Castello Caldora
  • the Cese Grotto

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • February 5: Festival of patron St. Agata
  • August 16: Feast of St. Rocco

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