Pizzoferrato, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Chieti, Abruzzo region The village lies in the valley of the Sangro, leaning against a rock on which stand the ruins of the castle and the church of St. Nicola.
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Altitude: 1251 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 102 km -- Population: ca. 1100 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66040 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- Frazioni: Castiglione, Collalto, Turchi, Valle del Sole -- How to reach it: - road: SS 652 from Castel di Sangro or from Lanciano


The place was mentioned in the 12th century in the Catalogus Baronum as Pictum Ferratum. During the 15th century it became a fief of Raimondo Caldora and later, among others, of the d'Aquino and Monaco families.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • The ruins of the castle
  • Church of St. Nicola
  • Nearby, the church of St. Domenico Silvio
  • Majella National Park

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • End of July: Lamb festival at Castiglione
  • 4-5 August: feast of patron St. Domenico
  • 8 to 9 September: Feast of Madonna delle Grazie (Our Lady of Grace)

arrowHotels, Lodging, Restaurants