San Felice del Molise, Province of Campobasso, Molise

A few km from the Adriatic Sea, along the ancient track Ateleta-Biferno, this little town is a magical labyrinth of stairways, alleys and arches.


  • Altitude: 548 m a.s.l
  • Territory: hilly
  • Population: about 800 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 86030
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0874
  • Patron Saint: St. Felice Martire on 30 August
  • Frazioni & Localities: Bufalara, Castellelce, Montagna 3, Montagna 4.


The first mention of the existence of the town go back to the Norman times (11th century). A plague in 1495 killed large part of the population, so in 1518 from Larino, on request of Ettore Pappacoda, a colony of Slavic settlers were moved to repopulate San Felice, so that the population actually has a double Molisan and Croatian heritage.

What to see

  • The church of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli
  • The Chapel of San Felice, built during Norman time.

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