|Abruzzo Province of Teramo Campli|
Province of Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy
Situated on a hill between the two valleys of rivers Fiumicino and Siccagno, Campli is a centre of great artistic and religious interest, with a fine historical centre with many fine XV-century houses, among which the unique Casa del Medico, one of the most significant monuments of the town.
Altitude: 393 m a.s.l -- Distance from Teramo: 12 km -- Population: ca. 7400 inhabitants -- Zip code: -- Phone Area Code: -- How to reach it: motorway: Km 13 from A24
- bus, trains: from Teramo
- road: From Teramo, Giulianova
Nearby Campovalano, with a necropolis of the late Bronze Age, testify the antiquity of the human presence in the area. The name Campli first appears in documents of the IX century A.D., and in a Catalogue of the XII century is mentioned as the property of Roberto, Count of Aprutio. In 1538 the town was given by emperor Charles V to his daughter Margaret of Austria as a present for her wedding to Ottavio Farnese, and belonged to the Farnese up to the early XVIII century.
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