Crognaleto, Province of Teramo, Abruzzo

Cesacastina The commune of Crognaleto, situated in a high position at the foot of the Gran Sasso, comprises many small centres, such as Tottea, Piano Roseto, Cesacastina, Piano Vomano, Nerito, Frattoli, San Giorgio.


  • Altitude: 1100 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Teramo: 35 km
  • Population: ca. 1800 inhabitants
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0861

What to see

  • The church of Santa Caterina of the XVI century.
  • The church of San Salvatore, dating back to the early XIV century.
  • The church of Santi Pietro e Paolo at nearby Cesacastina, built on clay rocks.
  • The church of Sant'Andrea, at nearby Cervaro, with XIV-century wooden ceiling and frescoes.
  • The church of San Giovanni Battista, at nearby Frattoli, dating back to the early XIV century, with 17th-century wooden altars and frescoes.

Events and Festivities

  • Early July: Sagra del formaggio pecorino at Tottea.

Where to stay

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