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Capitignano, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo region The small town is situated in a beautiful location a few miles from Lake Campotosto.
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Altitude: 900 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 35 km -- Population: ca. 700 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67014 -- Phone Area Code: 0862

arrowHistory

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

arrowPoints 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

arrowEvents & 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)

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