Dogliola, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
In the South of Abruzzo, situated in a small, picturesque valley along the Trigno river, this small group of houses stands out against the horizon with the high, typical roof of St. Rocco belltower.
Altitude: 445 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 99 km -- Population: ca. 400 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66050 -- Phone Area Code: 0873 -- Frazioni: Fonte Marini -- How to reach it: road: S.S. 650 from Vasto or Isernia; motorway: A-14 exit Vasto Sud
The name of the village comes from a Latin word, doliola, meaning small barrel, and is first mentioned in the XII century. It belonged to the important d'Avalos and later to the Marzi family.
Events & Festivities
- 20-21 June Feast of Patron Saints Rocco and Luigi
- 24 July "Thanksgiving", festival with procession of decorated waggons and auction sale of gifts