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Alfedena, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo

Hidden in a wonderfully green landscape, Alfedena still shows medieval elements, such as the fine chiesa di SS. Pietro e Paolo, as well as megalithic walls, a necropolis and an Italic temple.

Info

  • Altitude: 914 m a.s.l
  • Distance from L'Aquila: 100 km
  • Population: ca. 700 inhabitants
  • Postal code: 67030
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0864
  • How to reach it: road S.S. 83 ; bus and trains, from Avezzano.

History

In pre-Roman times Alfedena was an important Samnite centre, as shown by the presence of a remarkable temple. Then in the Middle Ages it belonged to the Sangro County, and was seriously damaged during the II World War.
Alfedena, L'Aquila

What to see

  • Megalithic walls.
  • The Italic temple at Monte Curino.
  • XIII-century Church of SS. Pietro e Paolo, rebuilt after World War Two.
  • The Museo Civico Aufidenate "A De Nino".
  • The National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise.

Events and Festivities

  • 17 January: feast of Sant'Antonio, with the traditional bonfires
  • Second Sunday in July: Feat of Saints Patrons Maria Salomè and Pietro the martyr.

Where to stay

  • Hotels
  • Camping La Luna - loc. Montagna Spaccata - 67030 Alfedena (AQ) - Tel: +39 0864 87329

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