|Abruzzo Province of L'Aquila Bisegna|
Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy
Situated on a mountain crest just below the Spina di Cerreto and Montagna Grande, Bisegna dominates the Valle del Giovenco.
Altitude: 1210 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 85 km -- Population: ca. 500 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67050 -- Phone Area Code: 0863 -- How to reach it:
- road: A24 Avezzano-Pescara
- bus, trains: from Sulmona
On the site there was Visinium, a Roman castrum destroyed by Valerius Maximus; in the XII century Bisegna was a citadel which dominated the whole valley. It was successively under the Acclozamoras, Piccolominis, Savelli and finally the Sforza-Cabrera-Bovadilla. The 1915 earthquake destroyed a large part of the village.
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