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Fresagrandinaria, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo

The centre rises on a hill along the valley of the Trigno river, a few km away from the Adriatic.

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Info

  • Altitude: 391 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Chieti: 96 km
  • Population: ca. 1100 inhabitants in 2010
  • Postal code: 66050
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0873
  • Frazioni: Guardiola, Pagliarini, Pantano, Pidocchiosa
  • How to reach it: by road, S.S. 650 from Vasto; by motorway, A-14 exit Vasto Sud.

History

In the 10th century AD the area was under the Benedectine monastery of St. Angelo, and was called just "Fresa", then it came under lord Riccardo Grandenatus, who added his name to the place.

What to see

  • Remains of the Monastery of St. Angelo
  • The typical village lanes.

Events and Festivities

  • August: festival of "Porchetta" (roasted pork) and Emigrants' festival.

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