|Abruzzo Province of Chieti San Giovanni Lipioni|
San Giovanni Lipioni
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Picturesque borough perched on a rocky crest, which overlooks the valley of the river Trigno.
Altitude: 545 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 115 km -- Population: ca. 210 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66050 -- Phone Area Code: 0873 -- How to reach it: motorway: A14 exit Vasto Sud - road: SS 650 from San Salvo
Built on the site of a Roman pagus belonging to the municipium of Terventum, appeared in an early medieval document as Sanctus Johannes a podio Bacco; the name changed later to S. Giovanni Lupino and again, S. Giovanni Lupione. In the 18th century it was under the Marinelli family.
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