Fraine, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
The medieval centre lies in a panoramic position, on a hill between rivers Treste and Lama, against the background of the surrounding mountains. On top of the hill is the church with the belltower, and all around the village houses, separated by narrow alleys and flights of stairs.
Altitude: 751 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 111 km -- Population: ca. 400 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66050 -- Phone Area Code: 0873 -- How to reach it: road: SS 86 from Vasto
The village rose in the 12th century and was under different lords, among them the Caracciolo.
Events & Festivities
30-31 May and 1 June: Feast of Patron Saint "Mater Domini"
Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants
- Ristorante Pizzeria La Quercia, v. del Santuario 1, 66050 Fraine (CH) - tel. (+39) 0873 953290