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MONTEFINO, Province of Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy

Province of Teramo, Abruzzo region Named after the river Fino, which flows below the hill where this small centre rises, when the previous name of Montesecco was discarded.
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Altitude: 352 m a.s.l -- Distance from Teramo: 38 km -- Population: ca. 1300 inhabitants -- Zip code: -- Phone Area Code: 0861 -- How to reach it:
- road: S.N. 81 from Teramo or Penne

arrowHistory

The first information on this centre date back to the late Middle Ages, when it was a fortified citadel, a guarding post over the Fino river valley. Later on it belonged to the Acquavivas.

arrowPoints of Interest

  • The medieval walls (remains)
  • Church of St. Giacomo, with its high belltower

arrowEvents & Festivities

  • Holy Friday: Representation of the Passion
  • 16 July: Feast of the Madonna del Carmine
  • First Sunday in September: Feast of the Madonna delle Grazie

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