Dallo “Speciale su Torricella Peligna” realizzato nel 1994 da:
Torricella Peligna: A Centre for Holidays
Gessopalena one must climb still higher, to 910 metres, to reach Torricella
Peligna which lies on a rocky outcrop between the valleys of the Sangro and the
Aventino; a splendid position, almost a natural terrace, protected behind by the
Within a stone’s throw of the village is Juvanum, the ancient Frentanian city. Before that lays Fallascoso, with its fantastic old suburb, adjacent to its castle, built on the rocks at the highest point.
There are other districts too, but above all there is the zone that is rich in greenery, with exceptional zones, such as Irco Hill (Colle d’Irco), with its monument to the Alpinists of Abruzzo, or the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Roseto, an exceptional example of a sixteenth century rural church, built on a cliff-side.
These natural treasures justify the aspirations of the village to be a place both for holidaying and for tourism.
“Special on Torricella Peligna” created in 1994 by:
Translation courtesy of Dr. Marion Apley Porreca