Capitignano, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy
The small town is situated in a beautiful location a few miles from Lake Campotosto.
Altitude: 900 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 35 km -- Population: ca. 700 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67014 -- Phone Area Code: 0862
Capitignano was part of the so-called "Farnese estates," which passed to the Bourbons following the marriage of Philip V Bourbon with Elizabeth Farnese.
Points of Interest
- Palazzo Ricci in the nearby village of Mopolino
- the parish church, which houses a Renaissance organ and a precious cross of the school of Nicola from Guardiagrele
Events & Festivities
- First summer in August Meeting of the Alpine corps, in a small country church
- 2 August Feast of Madonna degli Angeli (=Our Lady of the Angels)