|Abruzzo Province of L'Aquila Campo di Giove|
Campo di Giove
Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy
Located on the southern slopes of the Majella, the village attracts winter its tourism, due to the presence of ski lifts. The historical centre still has a medieval atmosphere.
Altitude: 1064 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: 83 km -- Population: ca. 1000 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67030 -- Phone Area Code: 0864 -- How to reach it:
road: Autoroute A 25 from Rome: exit Sulmona-Pratola Peligna
- bus, trains: from Sulmona and Castel di Sangro
Of ancient origin, the village was already mentioned in the 11th century, when it was an important connection transit between the Sabina and the Sannio. During the 14th century was a stronghold of the Cantelmo, then passed to the Caldora, Belprato, the Pignatelli and finally to the Recupito family.
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