|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Tornareccio|
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Dominated by Mount Pallano, on top of which are the remains of prehistoric walls, the village also preserves parts of medieval walls. Agriculture, livestock raising and dairy products are thriving activities.
Altitude: 630 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 77 km -- Population: ca. 1900 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66046 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- Frazioni: Collecase, San Giovanni, Torricchio -- How to reach it: motorway: A14 exit Vasto Nord - road: SS 364 from Casalbordino
In pre-Roman times on Mount Pallano there was a human settlement. In the Middle Ages the countryside was colonized by Benedictine monks. Among the feudal lords of the place were the Tambelli and then the Colonna. Pasquale Borrelli, a distinguished philosopher, physician and politician, was born here in 1782.
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