|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Pennadomo|
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Perched on a hill in the Sangro Valley, this picturesque village is characterized by beautiful, winding small alleys.
Altitude: 460 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 61 km -- Population: ca. 320 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66040 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- How to reach it: - road: SS 81 from Chieti or SS 84 from Lanciano, then SS 652
The place was mentioned under various names starting from 1141: Domo in Pinna, Penna de Homine, Penne de domo, Penna de Homo. The name should derive, however, from pinna (= a rock emerging from the ground). At first it belonged to Raimondo de Anichino (15th century) and then to the Malvini Malvezzi family (10th century).
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