|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Casalbordino|
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Between the Sinello and Osento rivers, the ancient medieval borough of Casalbordino lies surrounded by olive trees, vineyards and orchards. The Lido, the seaside section of the centre, is a beautiful destination for tourists in the summer.
Altitude: 203 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 71 km -- Population: ca. 6500 inhabitants -- Zip code: 66021 -- Phone Area Code: 0873 -- Frazioni: Casalbordino Lido, Cerreto, Leoni, Miracoli, Piana D'Alloro, Piana Sabella, Ripa, Verdugia, Vidorni -- How to reach it: road: s.s. 16 Adriatica; motorway: A14 exit Vasto Nord
A Roman settlement existed in the area, as shown by many findings. The medieval centre dates back to the 11th century, when it was an agricultural establishment depending by the nearby benedictine monastery of Santo Stefano ad rivum maris (or in Rivomare); the name of the place comes from Roberto Bordinus, one of its early feudal Lords.
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