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Capitignano, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo

The small town is situated in a beautiful location a few miles from Lake Campotosto.

Info

  • Altitude: 900 m a.s.l
  • Distance from L'Aquila: 35 km
  • Population: ca. 700 inhabitants
  • Postal code: 67014
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0862.

History

Capitignano was part of the so-called "Farnese estates," which passed to the Bourbons following the marriage of Philip V Bourbon with Elizabeth Farnese.

What to see

  • The 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 and Festivities

  • First Sunday in August: Meeting of the Alpine corps, in a small country church
  • 2 August: Feast of Madonna degli Angeli (=Our Lady of the Angels).

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