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The best time to get to Pacentro is at sunset, when the lights of the village start to light up and compete with the last lights of the sky, creating an enchanted and timeless atmosphere. The village lies on the slopes of the Morrone Mountains, perched, with the mountain that protects it and the eye to control the Valle Peligna. The heart of the village is the Caldora Castle, with its towers, the outer protective walls and the moat, better than anything else that tells of its past, while around the village there is a landscape that expects nothing but to be explored, following the many paths that cross it. A curiosity: the town is known to be the place of origin of the Ciccone family, from which the singer Madonna descends.

Provincia: L'Aquila

CAP: 67030

Prefisso: 0864

Altitudine: 650


42.0514154, 13.9929105

Risale al sec. XVII e presenta bassorilievi e iscrizioni.

A Pacentro, il Parco Nazionale della Majella ha creato la nuova area faunistica del Camoscio appenninico (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata).

Established in 1995, the Majella National Park has an area of 74,095 hectares and includes 39 municipalities in the provinces of L' Aquila, Chieti and Pescara.

Istituito nel 1995, il Parco Nazionale della Majella ha una superficie di 74.095 ettari e comprende 39 comuni nelle province di L’Aquila, Chieti e Pescara.

Recentemente restaurato, il Castello Caldora costituisce uno dei più interessanti complessi fortificati della Regione, faceva parte - insieme ai castelli di Pettorano, Introdacqua, Anversa, Bugnara, Popoli e Roccacasale - del sistema difensivo della Valle Peligna.