Questo sito o gli strumenti terzi da questo utilizzati si avvalgono di cookie necessari al funzionamento ed utili alle finalità illustrate nella cookie policy. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie, consulta la cookie policy. Chiudendo questo banner, scorrendo questa pagina, cliccando su un link o proseguendo la navigazione in altra maniera, acconsenti all'uso dei cookie.

Accetta

 

english

  • Farfalle e Gabbiani Tramonti

    Farfalle e Gabbiani Tramonti

    Quality Relais Bed and Breakfast Rooms Accommodation Tramonti Amalficoast Neapolitan Riviera Salerno Campania Italy

  • Vigne Irpine

    Vigne Irpine

    Aglianico, Greco di Tufo, Taurasi, Falanghina, Coda di Volpe, Fiano di Avellino, Taurosae Pink Wine Aglianico Santa Paolina Avellino...

  • Hotel Savoy Florence

    Hotel Savoy Florence

    Charming Luxury Accommodation 5 Stars Hotel Fitness Centre Wellness Florence Tuscany Italy

  • Positano is Amalfi Coast

    Positano is Amalfi Coast

    Accommodation Exclusive Events Trasnfers Special Events Weddings Charter Rent a Boat Positano Amalficoast Neapolitan Riviera Sorrento...

  • Amalfi Port Dock - Marina - Coppola

    Amalfi Port Dock - Marina - Coppola

    Harbour mooring Yacht Amalficoast Neapolitan Riviera Sorrento Salerno Campania Italy

you are here: Home Abruzzo Chieti, Pescara and Teramo Spoltore

Stay

Most viewed in Spoltore

  • La Valentina Abruzzo Wines

    Fattoria La Valentina was established in 1990 in Spoltore, in the hills near Pescara. Following the early years of research in the Santa Teresa vineyard, the winery's objective and passion became the quest for quality and the desire to promote the Abruzzese...

Print this page Send to a friend by e-mail

Share:
fb-like
g-plus

Spoltore

Description

Spoltore is a town in the province of Pescara, located on a hillside near the Adriatic Sea, between the rivers Tavo and Pescara. Although several findings evidence the presence of Roman settlements, the town's name with high-medieval origins and derives from the Germanic word "spelt", a cereal widely cultivated in the area. After the Norman conquest the town was under the domain of the County of Loreto; in 1496, with the title of Barony, it became fief and was ceded to Ferdinand Castriota, known as the Manfredini, who promoted the building of the town's centre, whose urban aspect remains today.
The main center is arranged in a semicircle around the old fortress, of which today remains a bastion and two towers.

Not to miss:
- the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Popolo, rich of stucco decorations, in which houses a precious wooden statue of the XII century, depicting the Madonna and Child;
- the Church of San Panfilo extra moenia features typical Franciscan elements and a beautiful Bell tower recognized as a National Monument;
- a section of the Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery of the province of Pescara, at the Palace of the Workers' Association;
- the Caverns of Santa Maria, remains of an antique Greek-Albanian settlement built around a rural church;
- the remains of a Roman kiln in Cavaticchi;
- the Church of Saints Cosma and Damiano, with its rich parish archives;
- Villa Acerbo
- Palazzo Toppi (XVI century).

Map

This town web page has been visited 22,035 times.

Contact Basket

Click on the basket icon to create a list of structures you want to contact.

Choose language

italiano

english