Barete, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo region A short distance from the regional capital, Barete comprises a number of small villages situated along the road from Pizzoli to Montereale: Colli, Teora, San Sabino and Basanello. In summer many traditional festivals and religious feasts take place, among which the very popular "Estate Baretana".
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Altitude: 800 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 20 km -- Population: ca. 700 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67010 -- Phone Area Code: 0862 -- How to reach it: A24 Roma-L'Aquila, Exit L'Aquila Ovest
S.S.80, then road to Montereale - bus: from L'Aquila


Well known since Roman times for its waters, it was a popular bath centre for the citizens of nearby Amiternum. In the course of history its name changed repeatedly: Lavaretum, Lavareta, Castrum Labareti and Capite Amiterni.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • Church of St. Paolo
  • Church of St. Vito
  • Valle del Chiarino

arrowEvents & Festivities

    15 June Feast of St. Vito
    30 June Feast of St.Paolo
    20 August Feast of St.Emidio
    Estate "Estate baretana" , with folk dances, games, sports competitions

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