|Abruzzo Province of Teramo Isola del Gran Sasso d'Italia|
ISOLA DEL GRAN SASSO
Province of Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy
In a panoramic position against the profile of the Gran Sasso, this fine centre is full of memories of the past, and a busy destination for tourists coming to nearby Santuario di S. Gabriele, to ask for help from the Saint.
Altitude: 414 m a.s.l -- Distance from Teramo: 28 km -- Population: ca. 4950 inhabitants -- Zip code: -- Phone Area Code: -- How to reach it: - road: motorway: A-24 exit S. Gabriele
The area was already inhabited in Roman times, as shown from remains found a few km away, at Cerchiara. The present settlement was mentioned in the XI century, and in the XV was under the Orsini family.
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