|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Montebello|
Montebello sul Sangro
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
The village remains, old stone houses on a steep mountain hovering above Lake Sangro, still mark the landscape with a peculiar, age old beauty. The present settlement lies below the original site, insecure after a landslide and seriously damaged during the Second World War.
Altitude: 810 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 93 km -- Population: ca. 100 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66040 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- How to reach it: - road: SS 652 from Castel di Sangro or Lanciano
In the 12th century this small centre was called Malanoctem; later on the name was changed to Buonanotte, until the present name took hold. Throughout the centuries it belonged to the de Anichino and Malvezzi families.
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