Colledara, Province of Teramo, Abruzzo

coat of arms Colledara was established as a municipality in the 20th century, taking the place of Castiglione della Valle, and today includes the "frazioni" of Ornano Grande and Ornano Piccolo, Villapetto, Bascianella.


  • Altitude: 430 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Teramo: 30 km
  • Population: ca. 2200 inhabitants
  • Postal code: 64042
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0861
  • How to reach it: Motorway A24 Rome - L'Aquila - Teramo, exit Isola del Gran Sasso, then follow the signs; by bus, from Teramo.

What to see

  • Colledara The church of San Paolo, XII century, with a wooden Baroque altar
  • The church of San Giorgio, in nearby Ornano, dating back to 1140
  • Castiglione della Valle, a medieval borough and castle
  • The church of San Michele Arcangelo, at Castiglione, of the early XIV century, with a painted wooden ceiling and beautiful bells.

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