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Furci, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo

This small centre, famous for its textile crafts, rises on a high hill between rivers Sinello and Treste.

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Info

  • Altitude: 550 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Chieti: 95 km
  • Population: ca. 1100 inhabitants in 2010
  • Postal code: 66050
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0873
  • Frazioni: Morelle, Morge, Solagnoli
  • How to reach it: by road, SS 86 from Vasto; by motorway, A-14 exit Vasto Sud.

History

A Roman settlement left archeological traces in the area. Then in the Middle Ages a fortified borough existed where now the village lies. In the 18th century it belonged to the D'Avalos family.

What to see

  • The church of St. Sabino, with a high, majestic belltower and some 15th-century statues.
  • in the vicinity, there is a sanctuary dedicated to Blessed Angelo from Furci.

Events and Festivities

  • 16-17 May and 13 September: Feast of the Patron Saints

Where to stay

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