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Mosciano Sant'Angelo, Province of Teramo, Abruzzo

Coat of Arms This busy centre lies in a wonderfully panoramic position, and is renowned for its traditions and furniture industries.

Info

  • Altitude: 227 m a.s.l
  • Distance from Teramo: 24 km
  • Population: ca. 2500 inhabitants
  • How to reach it: by motorway, A14 exit Giulianova; by road, S.S.N. 80 from Teramo.

History

Mosciano Sant Angelo Existing since the IX century, Mosciano was completely surrounded by walls and, in the late Middle Ages, was a lively commercial commune. It belonged to the Acquavivas.

What to see

  • The ancient walls, with the fine six-sided tower, where the entrance to the citadel opened
  • The Castle of Montone, a few km away
  • The Town Hall Tower, all made in brickwork
  • The Monastery of the Sette Santi Fratelli
  • The church of Sant'Antonio, at nearby Montone.

Events and Festivities

  • July: "Gnocchi" and Abruzzese Cuisine Festival.

Where to stay

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