Montefino

IMG_0122Montefino is well worth the drive as you enjoy the spectacular views of the San Lorenzo vineyards and rolling hills with Gran Sasso as a backdrop. Note: Keep in mind that most shops close between 1:30pm and 4:00pm

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Distance from Casa Anatra: 3km

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Things to see:

  • Castello di Corte, the old fortress whose Norman form and features are still recognizable, occupies the highest part of the town.
  • Castello degli Acquaviva, a second castle on the terraces below Castello di Corte
  • Chiesa di San Giacomo Apostolo, an 18th-century church dedicated to Saint James the Great whose fabric includes an external portal of the 16th-century recovered from an abandoned abbey nearby.