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Furci, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Chieti, Abruzzo region This small centre, famous for its textile crafts, rises on a high hill between rivers Sinello and Treste.
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Altitude: 550 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 95 km -- Population: ca. 1100 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66050 -- Phone Area Code: 0873 -- Frazioni: Morelle, Morge, Solagnoli -- How to reach it: road: SS 86 from Vasto; motorway: A-14 exit Vasto Sud

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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.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • 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

arrowEvents & Festivities

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

arrowHotels, Lodging, Restaurants

  • Agritourism
  • Ristorante Pensione Lu Fuculare, v. Rischiaro 11, 66050 Furci (CH) - tel. (+39) 0873 939181
  • Pizzeria Da Toni, v. Ottava Strada 6, 66050 Furci (CH) - tel. (+39) 0873 939394

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