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BASCIANO, Province of Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Teramo, Abruzzo region The village rises on a hill on the right bank of the Vomano.
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Basciano Altitude: 390 m a.s.l -- Distance from Teramo: 21 km -- Population: ca. 2200 inhabitants -- Zip code: -- Phone Area Code: -- How to reach it: - road: Km 20 A14

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The medieval centre rose in the XI century on the site of a Roman vicus of the I century B.C. and probably a pre-Roman settlement. In the course of the century it belonged to the Houses of Collepietro, Acquaviva and de Scorciatis

arrowPoints of Interest

  • The San Giorgio Tower, with a clock, above the ancient door leading into the medieval citadel
  • Church of San Flaviano, XI century, with fine XIV century paintings
  • Church of Santa Maria, outside the walls, with a ceiling in painted ceramics

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • Second week in August: Sagra del Prosciutto abruzzese and del "ddù botte" Festival, a competition among players of local instruments, with a procession of allegorical carts
  • September: Passeggiata delle Canestrelle, a procession to the Madonna of Ponte Lungo to offer gifts

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