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Villa De Capoa
1km from Monforte Castle
The Villa De Capoa is eighteenth-century and is located in Campobasso. The last owner, the countess Marianna de Capoa, donated it in 1875 to the Municipality of Campobasso. One of the symbolic places of the city, it was designed during 1806, during the reconstruction of the new city after the earthquake of the previous year, during the government of Gioacchino Murat.
10.1km from Monforte Castle
The d'Evoli Castle of Castropignano is a symbol of the culture and the society of transhumance. The castle is located in the northern part of the town, in a dominant position, it stands on the esplanade overlooking the Biferno valley. ONe of the iconic buildings in this area which is now one of the famous tourist attraction now.
Torella del Sannio
14.27km from Monforte Castle
Torella del Sannio is an Italian town of 735 inhabitants in the province of Campobasso , in Molise. It is a village of ancient origins which sees the current structure born around the eighteenth century . There is a castle of ' XI century, which is also inhabited and which is located near the church of San Nicola due to the same period.
Saepinum Archaeological Area
14.93km from Monforte Castle
Saepinum was a Roman town that lies on the plain facing towards the Tammaro valley. It was named allegedly after the Latin verb saepire, which means "to fence in" due to the ancient walled sheepfolds used in the area over transhumance activity. The position of the original town is on the mountain far above the Roman town, and remains of its walls in Cyclopean masonry still exist. It was captured by the Romans in 293 BC.
22.64km from Monforte Castle
The upstream Mutria is a top of the Matese . It is located on the border between Molise and Campania. It has a long terminal ridge on the east - west axis , about 5 km long, consisting of seven limestone ridges that appear bare and with outcropping rocks. Between one rump and the other there are large clearings and meadows, used for grazing sheep and horses in the summer months. Lower down there are large beech woods that become more and more dense as you go down.
Lago di Occhito
24.17km from Monforte Castle
The Occhito lake is a large artificial reservoir, created with a barrier on the Fortore. Marks the border between Puglia and Molise for about 10 km. It has a length of about 12 km and half belongs to the province of Campobasso and the remainder to the province of Foggia. It represents the second largest artificial reservoir in Europe by capacity.
24.63km from Monforte Castle
Campitello Matese is a fraction of the municipality of San Massimo, a renowned center of winter sports of ' Southern Italy. The mountain group is part of the Matese, a karst area with woods, caves, panoramas, fossils, and more. Various sports are practiced on these mountains, from skiing to mountain biking, rock climbing, up to paragliding.
26.77km from Monforte Castle
Monte Miletto is the highest peak of the Matese massif and the entire Appennino Sannita, the northernmost spur of the Southern Apennines. The Matese massif is enclosed by the valley of the Volturno river and the Molisan Pre- or Sub-Apennines. From the summit, the view goes over the Tribulani mountains, the Taburno Camposauro massif, Le Mainarde and, to the north-west, the peaks of the Majella massif.
27.14km from Monforte Castle
The Matese massif is a mountainous massif of the Samnite Apennines, included in two regions and four provinces. the history of this mountainous complex begins over 25 centuries ago by the first inhabitants of Italic origin, while the Greek colonists who, despite having such an impact on the populations of the plains, had little influence on the inhabitants of the Matese.
27.71km from Monforte Castle
The Matese Lake is the lake in nature karst higher d ' Italy, at the foot of Mount Miletto and Mount Gallinola in the mountain range of the Matese, in the municipalities of San Gregorio Matese and Castello del Matese in the province of Caserta. It has no tributaries but is filled with waters coming from the melting of the snows of Mount Miletto and Gallinola Matese and from some perennial springs.
Matese Regional Park
28.37km from Monforte Castle
The Matese regional park is a protected natural area of Campania established by regional law n. 33 of 1993. It only came into operation in 2002. The park covers an area of 33,326.53 hectares. The park's territory mainly includes the Matese mountain massif. The highest limestone mountains are Mount Miletto (2050m asl), Mount Gallinola and Mount Mutria. The park takes its name from the Matese lake, while another important lake is that of Gallo with the park being crossed by two rivers: the Tite
Santuario di Maria Santissima Addolorata
28.78km from Monforte Castle
The basilica sanctuary of Maria Santissima Addolorata, or simply the basilica dell'Addolorata is an important Catholic place of worship located in the municipality of Castelpetroso, in the province of Isernia, and belonging to the archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano. According to the testimony of the visionaries, the Virgin Mary appeared for the first time on March 22, 1888, to two shepherdesses named Serafina and Bibiana in the locality of Cesa tra Santi, on the slopes of Mount Patalecchia.
Basilica Minore dell'Addolorata di Castelpetroso
28.79km from Monforte Castle
The basilica sanctuary of Maria Santissima Addolorata, or simply the basilica dell'Addolorata is an important Catholic place of worship located in the municipality of Castelpetroso, in the province of Isernia, and belonging to the archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano.
29.29km from Monforte Castle
The D'Alessandro Castle is a fortified structure in the municipality of Pescolanciano. The castle was built on the rocky spur (peach) that overlooks the inhabited area near a Samnite fortification. It was one of the iconic buildings in this area and also it attracts a lot of tourists.
Teatro Sannita Pietrabbondante
29.66km from Monforte Castle
The Italic theater and temple of Pietrabbondante are part of a vast archaeological area in the municipality of Pietrabbondante , in the province of Isernia , in the Molise region . Located about m. 966 above sea level, they occupy a steep slope overlooking the Trigno valley, in the locality of Calcatello, about a kilometer away, as the crow flies, from the summit of Mount Saraceno.
Riserva Naturale di Collemeluccio
30.59km from Monforte Castle
The MAB nature reserve of Collemeluccio-Montedimezzo is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Pescolanciano, in the province of Isernia. The reserve occupies an area of 347 hectares. It was established in 1971 and is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, awarded the international qualification assigned by UNESCO for the conservation and protection of the environment, within the program on Man and the Biosphere - MAB.
Lago di Guardialfiera
30.98km from Monforte Castle
The Guardialfiera or Liscione lake is an artificial reservoir formed in the sixties - seventies by the raising of a dam on the Biferno river in Molise in order to supply drinking water to the surrounding villages for domestic, agricultural and industrial use.
Museo Civico della Memoria e della Storia
35.61km from Monforte Castle
The House of Memory and History is an institution of the Municipality of Rome, a place of culture born with the intention of telling, knowing and sharing the memory and history of the twentieth century and of Rome. Associations that represent the historical memory of antifascism, of the Resistance, of the war of Liberation, of the memory of the events of the twentieth century and cultural institutes that have the purpose of reconstruction, conservation and promotion of this memory participate in
35.62km from Monforte Castle
The " Fontana Fraterna " is a public source and symbol of the city of Isernia. Listed by the Encyclopedia Treccani as one of the most beautiful in Italy, with six water jets, with the unusual shapes of a loggia, made with blocks of compact limestone, it is one of the most significant and important works of the town pentro. In ancient times it stood in piazza Fraterna, in front of the church of the Concezione, but after the allied bombing in 1943, it was moved to piazza Celestino V, in the hear
Fontana della Fraterna
35.63km from Monforte Castle
The " Fontana Fraterna " is a public source and symbol of the city of Isernia. Listed by the Encyclopedia Treccani as one of the most beautiful in Italy, with six water jets, with the unusual shapes of a loggia, made with blocks of compact limestone, it is one of the most significant and important works of the town pentro.
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Viale delle Rimembranze, 86100 Campobasso CB, Italy
The Monforte castle is a national monument and symbol of the city of Campobasso . It takes its name from Count Nicola II Monforte , of the Monforte-Gambatesa family, who restored it in 1458 following the earthquake of 1456. An ancient parchment dating back to 1375 confirms the existence of a castle in the city already on that date, and is the oldest testimony in this regard. It dominates the city at about 790 m asl , almost one hundred more than the average height of the municipality.