|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Celenza sul Trigno|
Celenza sul Trigno
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
The village is located in a highly panoramic position, on a rocky hill between the rivers and Old Caccavone, to the left of the river Trigno. The old village is characteristic for the charming alleys, and enjoys a remarkable view that embraces the Maiella, the Matese and hills sloping to the Adriatic.
Altitude: 646 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 111 km -- Population: ca. 980 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66050 -- Phone Area Code: 0873 -- Frazioni: Martinelle, Strette -- How to reach it: road: SS 650 da S. Salvo; motorway: A14 exit Vasto sud
The discovery of archaeological finds from the Roman period testifies to the presence of ancient settlements that continued in the Middle Ages with Germanic tribes as can be seen from the names of places as Torre la Fara and Fara. The oldest mention of the present village dates from the 14th century AD. From 1451 it belonged to the Barony of Monteferrante, and later passed under the d'Avalos, Pignatelli and Caracciolo families.
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