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Campo di Giove, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo region Located on the southern slopes of the Majella, the village attracts winter its tourism, due to the presence of ski lifts. The historical centre still has a medieval atmosphere.
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Altitude: 1064 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 83 km -- Population: ca. 1000 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67030 -- Phone Area Code: 0864 -- How to reach it:
road: Autoroute A 25 from Rome: exit Sulmona-Pratola Peligna
- bus, trains: from Sulmona and Castel di Sangro

arrowHistory

Of ancient origin, the village was already mentioned in the 11th century, when it was an important connection transit between the Sabina and the Sannio. During the 14th century was a stronghold of the Cantelmo, then passed to the Caldora, Belprato, the Pignatelli and finally to the Recupito family.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • Nanni Palace
  • Church of San Paolo, which houses a beautiful statue of the Virgin
  • Church of Sant'Eustachio

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • August Pappone Festival, based on polenta with potatoes, bread and bacon

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