|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Frisa|
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
A little North of Lanciano, an important centre in the Province of Chieti, spreading wide among hills covered with vineyards and olive trees, this small town has hidden beauties to offers to visitors.
Altitude: 237 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 43 km -- Population: ca. 1900 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66030 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- Frazioni: Badia, Colle Alto, Colle della Fonte, Guastameroli, Vallone -- How to reach it: motorway: A-14 exit Lanciano
At nearby Piano di Maggio Roman walls were found, and the settlement was lively and rich already in the 11th century AD, when it belonged to the Counts of Chieti, since it was also along an important tratturo (transhumance route). Later on it came under the influence of Lanciano and a number of different families.
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