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Abbateggio, Province of Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Pescara, Abruzzo region Province of L'Pescara, Abruzzo region Situated along the northern slopes of the Majella, along the road leading from Scafa to Caramanico Terme in a panoramic position with an all round view from the Gran Sasso mountain group to the Adriatic, is also included in the Majella National Park.
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Altitude: 450 m a.s.l -- Distance from Pescara: 40 km -- Population: ca. 400 inhabitants -- Zip code: 65020 -- Phone Area Code: 085 -- How to reach it: motorway: A25 exit Alanno-Scafa

arrowHistory

The first documents about the village existence date back to the X century. In the course of centuries it belonged, among others, to the celebrated Orsini and Farnese families.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • Church of S. Lorenzo
  • Sanctuary of Madonna dell'Elcina, where, according to the tradition, the Virgin Mary appeared on a tree
  • The typical tholos, shepherds' huts in dry stone
  • the Majella National Park

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • 17 January feast of St. Antony
  • 10 August feast of St. Lorenzo
  • 8 September feast of Madonna dell'Elcina

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