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Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

Lago di Castel San Vincenzo, 86071 Castel San Vincenzo IS, Italy

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

The lake of Castel San Vincenzo is an artificial reservoir built in the late fifties for hydroelectric purposes. The lake occupies an area of6,140 km² and has a useful capacity of 10 million cubic meters. The waters that feed the lake come mainly from the streams of the Montagna Spaccata in the nearby municipalities of Alfedena and Barrea. Near the lake, where it is possible to engage in fishing and other water sports, there is an area equipped for camping and a riding stable.

Attractions near Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

San Vincenzo al Volturno2.78km from Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

Abbazia di San Vincenzo al Volturno is famous for its cycle of 9th-century frescoes by Epifanio in the crypt. The original monastery was sacked and burned by the Saracens in 881 and subsequently rebuilt on the opposite side of the river. It was founded in the 8th century.  The current monastery, housing a group of 8 benedictin nuns, is located to the east of the river, while the archaeological monastery of the early Middle Ages was located on the west.

Lago Vivo12.01km from Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

The lake Vivo is a lake located in the municipal territory of Barrea, in the province, at about 1590 meters above sea level. This lake is located within the Abruzzo National Park and is dominated by the peaks of Iamiccio, Tartaro, Altare and Petroso, which with its 2249 m represents the highest peak of the park.  The southern bleak is among the fish species that live in the lake and deserve particular protection.

Lago di Barrea14.44km from Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

Lake Barrea, is an artificial lake in the Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy. It is located within the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. The Sangro is its inflow and outflow. To its northwest is Villetta Barrea and to its southeast is Alfedena. To its north is Monte Greco.

Monte Petroso14.73km from Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

Monte Petroso is the highest mountain of the National Park of Abruzzo in Central Italy. It is in the zone of integral protection. , located on the border between the' Abruzzo and Lazio in the Abruzzo National Park, Lazio, and Molise.  One of the nice greenish locations in this area and it is also famous for its picturesque locations.

Cattedrale di Isernia - San Pietro Apostolo15.79km from Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

The Cathedral of San Pietro Apostolo is the most important building of Catholic worship in the city of Isernia, the mother church of the diocese of Isernia-Venafro and the seat of the parish of the same name. It is located in Piazza Andrea d'Isernia, in the historic center of the city and stands on an ancient Italic pagan temple of the third century BC; its present appearance is the result of numerous interventions, carried out both after the numerous earthquakes and following the building's ren

Fontana della Fraterna15.85km from Lago di Castel San Vincenzo

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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Molise is situated in south-central Italy and lies between the Apennine ridge and the Adriatic Sea. Nature, history, art, age-old traditions and good food are the treasures of this still largely-undiscovered region. It reveals unexpected and magnificent landscapes, while the many nature reserves protect the vegetable and animal species representative of this area.