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Collepietro, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo region 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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Altitude: 849 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: km -- Population: ca. 360 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67020 -- Phone Area Code: 0862

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

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  • 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

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