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SantOmero

SantOmero is a town and comune in the province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of eastern Italy. Near the town is the 10th-century church of Santa Maria a Vico.

                                               

Santa Margherita di Atri

Santa Margherita di Atri is a frazione in the municipality of Atri in the Province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in the countryside and about 11 kilometers from the Adriatic Sea. Among all the hamlets of Atri is the seco ...

                                               

Sante Marie

Sante Marie is a comune and town in the province of LAquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy It is served by a station on the Rome-Pescara railroad.

                                               

Sassa

Sassa is a frazione in the Province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. After the 2009 LAquila earthquake, it has a population of about 2500 inhabitants considering small villages around this frazione. The frazione of Sassa is composed by ...

                                               

Lago di Scanno

Lago di Scanno is a lake in the Province of LAquila, Abruzzo, Italy. It is located in the Appennino Abruzzese north of Parco Nazionale dAbruzzo, Lazio e Molise. On its southern shore is Scanno and on its northern shore is Villalago. The Sagittari ...

                                               

Scanno, Abruzzo

Scanno is a town and district in the province of LAquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. The town is bordered by Anversa degli Abruzzi, Barrea, Bisegna, Bugnara, Civitella Alfedena, Introdacqua, Opi, Pescasseroli, Pettorano sul Gizio, Ri ...

                                               

Scoppito

S.P.D. Amiternina is an Italian association football club, based in this city. In the season 2011–12 the team was promoted for the first time, from Eccellenza Abruzzo to Serie D after. Its colors are yellow and red.

                                               

Scurcola Marsicana

Scurcola Marsicana is a comune and town in the province of LAquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. It is located at the feet of Mount San Nicola, on the western rim of the former Fucine Lake.

                                               

Secinaro

Secinaro is a comune and town in the province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. It is located in the Aterno River valley, on the slopes of Monte Sirente. In the nearby a "crater field" including a series of craters ranging from 1 ...

                                               

Serramonacesca

Castel Menardo Hermitage of Saint Onofrio Rock-cut tombs of San Liberatore The Polegra Tower Abbey of San Liberatore a Maiella Rock-cut complex of San Liberatore

                                               

Silvi

Silvi is an Italian comune in the province of Teramo, about 15 kilometres north of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. It stretches from Silvi Marina, a small seaside resort on the Adriatic Coast, to Silvi Paese up in the hills.

                                               

Tagliacozzo

Tagliacozzo lies in an area inhabited in early historic times by the Aequi and the Marsi, although the first mentions of the town dates from the 11th century AD. Later it was a possession on the Orsini, who established a mint here. They were succ ...

                                               

Taranta Peligna

Taranta Peligna is a comune and town in the Province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is 57 kilometres from Chieti, and it has a population of 521. Located in the Aventino Valley, at the foot of the Maiella, in the past it was famous ...

                                               

Tocco da Casauria

Tocco da Casauria is a comune and town in the Province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Central Italy. The centre was known for centuries as simply Tocco, and the name "da Casauria" was added only after 1861. It rises on a hill between the Pes ...

                                               

Tornareccio

Tornareccio is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy, known for its apiaries and archaeological significance. It is the site of phase III of the Sangro Valley Project.

                                               

Tornimparte

Tornimparte is subdivided into 23 wards frazioni: Castiglione, Capo La Villa, Villagrande, Capolitto, Case Tirante, Pie la Villa, Piagge, Pianelle, Colle San Vito, Colle Santa Maria, Barano, San Nicola, Colle Massimo, Colle Perdonesco, Viaro, Mol ...

                                               

Torre de Passeri

Torre de Passeri is an Italian town of 3.172 inhabitants in the province of Pescara in Abruzzo. It owes its name to the ancient "Turris Passum", a tower located near the Abbey of San Clemente a Casauria. Characteristic of Torre de Passeri is an a ...

                                               

Torrebruna

Church of Trasfigurazione di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo 17th century Fortified borough of Torrebruna 13th and 18th centuries. It has a concentrical plan with the parish church at the center. Fortified borough of Guardiabruna 16th and 18th centuries

                                               

Tossicia

Tossicia is a town and comune in province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of eastern Italy. It is located in the natural park known as the "Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park".

                                               

Tufillo

Tufillo is a comune and town in the Province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It has a population of approximately 508.

                                               

Valle Castellana

Valle Castellana is a village and comune in the Province of Teramo, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. It is a member of the Italian community of surrounding mountain villages, Monti della Laga. It is located in the natural park known as the ...

                                               

Monte Velino

Monte Velino is a mountain in the province of LAquila, Abruzzo, central Italy, part of the Abruzzo Apennines. Located nearby the boundary with Lazio, between the Fucino plain and the Aterno, Salto and Velino rivers valleys, it is the highest peak ...

                                               

Villa Celiera

Villa Celiera is a comune and town in the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park. The economy is based on agriculture and animal husbandry. The town mayor is Domenico V ...

                                               

Villa SantAngelo

Villa SantAngelo is a comune and town in the province of LAquila, in the Abruzzo region of Italy, which lies in the Aterno River valley near the convergence of the Sirente and the Gran Sasso mountain ranges. Many of the municipal functions are ma ...

                                               

Villa Santa Lucia degli Abruzzi

Villa Santa Lucia degli Abruzzi is a little comune and town in the province of LAquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park.

                                               

Villa Vomano

The village lies about 10 miles from Teramo, the provincial capital. It sits on the left bank of the Vomano River along State Road 81. Villa Vomano is midway between the Adriatic Sea and Monti della Laga hills which eventually lead to the Gran Sasso.

                                               

Villalfonsina

Villalfonsina is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Named after a feudal Lord, Alfonso dAvalos, it is believed he founded the town and developed it into a successful agricultural center. The town is locate ...

                                               

Villamagna

Originally a Roman settlement, the towns name derives from the Latin words villa "farm" and magna "large" or "important". In the Middle Ages, its name was written as Villa Magna. Several bronze artefacts from the Roman necropolis near the town da ...

                                               

Villavallelonga

Villavallelonga is a village and comune in the Abruzzo region in central Italy. A part of Marsica traditional area, it is included in the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park.

                                               

Villetta Barrea

Villetta Barrea is a comune and town in the province of LAquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Its territory, located within the Monti Marsicani, is crossed by the Sangro river, which here receives its first affluents, the Scerto and Pr ...

                                               

Antey-Saint-Andre

Frazioni locally officially called hameaux, in French and other villages or hamlets include: Avout, Bourg, Buisson, Cerian, Challien, Chessin, Covalou, Epaillon, Fiernaz, Filey, Grand-Moulin, Herin, Liex, Lillaz, Lod, Moulin, Navillod, Noussan, N ...

                                               

Arvier

The local wine, Enfer dArvier, had its own DOC designation before being subsumed into the Valle dAosta DOC. It is a blend made primarily from the Petit Rouge grape with lesser amounts of Dolcetto, Gamay, Neyret, Pinot noir, and/or Vien de Nus.

                                               

Aymavilles

Aymavilles is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. The Roman aqueduct bridge Pont dAel, in the village of the same name, crosses a 66-metre 217 ft deep gorge, today carrying a hiking trail.

                                               

Bionaz

Bionaz is a comune sparso which extends over 143 square kilometres of the North-Eastern Valpelline area of the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. The commune lies on the left side of the river Dora Baltea. The population of about 240 is disp ...

                                               

Brusson, Aosta Valley

Brusson ; is a town and comune in Val dAyas, a left minor valley of the Aosta Valley region in Italy. It is well known as a summer and winter vacationing spot, and better known for its plentiful cross-country skiing trails. It is also a good star ...

                                               

Challand-Saint-Anselme

Bianca Maria, the Countess of Challant was executed for adultery on 20 October 1526, becoming the prototype for many literary works. An account of Bianca Marias life and death was included by Matteo Bandello in his 1554 Novelle collection. Franço ...

                                               

Chambave

Chambave is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. The communal territory is crossed by the Dora Baltea French: Doire baltee.

                                               

Chamois, Aosta Valley

Chamois is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. Chamois is the only municipality in Italy not navigable by car. Visitors can arrive in Chamois with a cablecar or by a path from La Magdaleine.

                                               

Champdepraz

Champdepraz ; is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. The town is situated in the Vallone di Champdepraz, a lateral valley of the Aosta Valley. The hydroelectric power station of Champdepraz is using the power of th ...

                                               

Champoluc

Champoluc is a village in the commune of Ayas, in the province of Aosta Valley, Northern Italy. The area is known as a centre for hiking, mountaineering and skiing, particularly around the Monte Rosa Massif.

                                               

Champorcher

Champorcher is a comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy, the main town in the Champorcher Valley.

                                               

Chatelard Castle, Aosta Valley

Chatelard Castle is a medieval castle in the town of La Salle in the Aosta Valley region of Italy. The castle is believed to have been built by Rodolphe Grossi, who was Bishop of Aosta from 1243. The castle is first documented in 1248, and took t ...

                                               

Chatillon, Aosta Valley

Chatillon ; is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. It was renamed "Castiglion Dora" in 1939 during Fascist rule in Italy. It was reverted to its old name in 1946. Chatillon is the ancestral home of the Bich family, ...

                                               

Cogne Valley

Val di Cogne or Val de Cogne - literally Cogne Valley - is a valley in the Aosta Valley, northern Italy. It takes its name from Cogne, the largest town in its area. Most of the valley is included in the Gran Paradiso National Park. The valley is ...

                                               

Donnas

Donnas is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. Media related to Donnas at Wikimedia Commons

                                               

Emarese

The situation of the territory, located on the Northern part of Aosta Valley, favours sunlight conditions and landscape sightseeing. The elevation varies from 700 m to 2.107 m of Testa di Comagna The Tzecore Pass links the comune of Emarese and t ...

                                               

Etroubles

Etroubles is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. Sights include a bell tower from a now disappeared 15th century Romanesque church and a medieval watchtower (built in the 12th century on Roman foundings.

                                               

Fenis

Fenis is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. It is especially known for Fenis Castle, a well-preserved medieval castle.

                                               

Fontainemore

Fontainemore is located in the middle of the Lys Valley, near the chasm known as French: Gouffre de Guillemore. It is the most Eastern municipality of the Aosta Valley.

                                               

Gaby, Aosta Valley

Gaby is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. The Italian Sunflower Festival is held there during summer. Gaby is home to the 19th century Sanctuary of Vourry.