Filetto, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
The village rises on a hill between two streams. It is famous as the native place of the parents of Mempo Giardinelli, Argentinian writer and journalist.
Altitude: 403 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 30 km -- Population: ca. 1000 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66030 -- Phone Area Code: 0871 -- Frazioni: Casone Lenzetta, Viano -- How to reach it: road: SS 363 from Lanciano; motorway: A25 exit Chieti
Filetto rose in the 12th century, and belonged to the Guglielmi and later Gigliani family.
Points of Interest
- Church of Madonna della Libera, with a ceramics panel by artist Fedele Cappelletti in the facade
Events & Festivities
- 25 July: Feast of St. Giacomo
- 21 November: Feast of Madonna della Libera