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Collepietro, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo

Located on a hill overlooking the plain of Sulmona, Collepietro preserves remains of ancient city walls, on whose foundations houses were partially built.

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Info

  • Altitude: 849 m a.s.l
  • Distance from L'Aquila: km
  • Population: ca. 360 inhabitants
  • Postal code: 67020
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0862

History

Already mentioned in the 11th century among the properties of the abbey of San Benedetto in Perillis, it was under several families, among them the Caracciolo.
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What to see

  • The church of St. Giovanni Battista, with a beautiful Renaissance portal.

Events and Festivities

  • April: Feast of St. Vincent and Madonna del Buon Consiglio (=Our Lady of Good Counsel)
  • June: Feast of St. John and St. Antony of Padua
  • August: emigrant festival.

Where to stay

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