Saltarello is life. It is a dance of life, of liberation, of challenge. Saltarello contains a world of messages, proposals, waste, gambling, outburst, union and jealousy. Saltarello is an ancient dance. They danced almost always outdoors, on the farmyards, after intense working days in the harvest, in the wheat harvest Read more…
Sant’Amasio the patron is celebrated on January 23, with solemn religious rites.
On August 16 is celebrated San Rocco, protector of lepers.
In July there is the beer festival which sees a large participation of young men.
In August, for more than 300 years a group of faithful of the Sanctuary hold a Feast with the departure of the procession at 3.00 am. The sanctuary is located in the Abruzzo National Park, at 1020 meters above sea level, and was established where the Virgin Mary appeared to Read more…
From Piedimonte paths depart leading to Monte Cairo, rich in karst phenomena and rare floral and faunal species. From the peak of the mountain you can enjoy a spectacular view of Ausoni, the Abbey of Montecassino, the Mainarde chain and of the Abruzzo National Park.
The church of Santa Maria Assunta in the Heavens dates from the fifteenth century and is located in the historic centre.
The Castle is located at the highest part of the historic centre. After the bombing of the last war it has been restored and is now a symbol of peace and memory. Inside they are held conferences and celebrations.