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Poggiofiorito, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo

Small village situated on a hill, to the right of the Moro River, with beautiful views of the Maiella.

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Info

  • Altitude: 290 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Chieti: 43 km
  • Population: ca. 950 inhabitants in 2010
  • Postal code: 66030
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0871
  • Frazioni: Chiusa, Martorella
  • How to reach it: by motorway, A14 exit Ortona; by road, SS 538 from Ortona.

History

Poggiofiorito does not have ancient origins, since its first mention dates back to the 15th century AD. Until 1911 its name was Villa Arielli.

What to see

  • The parish church
  • The ancient Fonte Santa Maria.

Events and Festivities

  • September: Grapes Festival.

Genealogy and Links

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