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Lettopalena, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Chieti, Abruzzo region A few miles away from the border with the Province of L'Aquila, the present village has been completely rebuilt after a disastrous 1933 earthquake and World War Two bombings. It is a quiet centre, with the beautiful Fonte della Noce park nearby.
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Lettopalena, Chieti
Altitude: 680 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 61 km -- Population: ca. 370 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: -- Phone Area Code: -- How to reach it: - road: SS 84 from Roccaraso

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The village rose in the 11th century, and in the 15th belonged to powerful lord Antonio Caldora.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • Abbey of Santa Maria di Monteplanizio, with a simple, irregular facade, and an important painting by 19th-century artist Oreste Recchione from Palena
  • Fonte della Noce Park, with picnic sites and beautiful itineraries
  • the Majella National Park

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • First week in August: Feast of Saints Vincenzo and Maria Assunta

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