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Roccamorice, Province of Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Pescara, Abruzzo region Rising on a rocky crest between the rivers Lavino and Lannella, the village is located within the National Park of Maiella and is well-known because of the presence nearby of one among the most beautiful monasteries of Abruzzo.
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Altitude: 520 m a.s.l -- Distance from Pescara: 43 km -- Population: ca. 1000 inhabitants -- Zip code: 65020 -- Phone Area Code: 085 -- How to reach it: motorway: A25 uscita Alanno-Scafa -- Frazioni: Collarso, Pagliari, Piano delle Castagne

arrowHistory

Of medieval origin, from the 15th until the 18th century it was a fief of the Valignani family.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • the Hermitage of Santo Spirito a Majella, already mentioned in the 9th century AD, and restored several times in later centuries
  • the Hermitage of San Bartolomeo
  • the parish church
  • the Parco Nazionale della Maiella

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • Late August: Cattle Fair
  • 24-26 August: Feast of San Donato
  • 25 August: Procession of S. Bartolomeo, from the Hermitage to the Church
  • August: Festival of the "rustico"

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