|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Rosello|
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Perched on a cliff, overlooking the valley of the Sangro River, the village is surrounded by dense forests, and includes in its territory the Natural Oasis Abetina di Rosello.
Altitude: 920 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 95 km -- Population: ca. 260 in 2010 inhabitants -- Zip code: 66040 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- Frazioni: Colle Tasso, Giuliopoli -- How to reach it: motorway: A14 exit Val di Sangro - road: SS 81 from Chieti or SS 84 from Lanciano, then SS 652
Colonized in the Middle Ages by Benedictine monks of the Abbey of San Giovanni in Verde, the place was mentioned for the first time in a document of the 12th century. It belonged to the Caldora, Del Gesso, Bernardi and Caracciolo; Giulio Caracciolo ordered the construction of the nearby village of Giuliopoli. The area suffered serious damages during the Second World War.
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