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Guilmi, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo

Situated high in the upper Sinello valley, this village is famous for its salumi (pork products).

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Info

  • Altitude: 674 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Chieti: 92 km
  • Population: ca. 440 inhabitants in 2020
  • Postal code: 66050
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0872
  • How to reach it: by road, SS 86 from Vasto.

History

In the 11th century AD the area was given to the Monastery of Santo Stefano, later on it belonged to the D'Avalos family.

What to see

  • The Palazzo Lizzi.

Events and Festivities

  • May: Fair of cattle and typical products
  • May: Feast of St. Nicola, with procession pf people bearing the characteristic Abruzzese conche (copper pots) full of local food, which are then auctioned for sale.

Genealogy and Links

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