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Monsampietro Morico, Province of Fermo, Marche

Info

  • Altitude: 286 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 750 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 63029
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0734
  • Patron Saint: St. Pietro Apostolo, celebrated on 29th June
  • Frazioni & Localities: Sant'Elpidio Morico

What to see

  • The Castle in the top center part of the village, originally founded in 1061 by Malugero, son of Dragone, a Norman count of Apulia, and named Morico in honour of his wife. The castle was completelty rebuilt in the 15th century. Of the earlier fortress the ancient tower is still extant.
  • The 14th-century Romanesque church of San Paolo