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Castello Svevo of Termoli
11.83km from Biferno
The Swabian castle of Termoli characterizes with its profile the image of the old village of the city. Its construction is traced back approximately to the 13th century, a period in which Frederick II of Swabia designed a fortification system of the south-eastern Italian borders up to Sicily. The Castle is commonly referred to as Swabian , probably due to the restructuring, dating back to 1247, which Frederick II had brought to it, as evidenced by a plaque found inside one of the corner turrets
Cathedral of Saint Mary 'della Purificazione'
11.96km from Biferno
The Cathedral of Santa Maria Della Purificazione is located in Termoli, in the province of Campobasso. It is the cathedral church of the diocese of Termoli-Larino. The church, dedicated to Santa Maria della Purificazione, was built in 1037 over the remains of what was once a pagan temple dedicated to Castor and Pollux, two Dioscuri, or characters from Greek and Roman mythology, twin sons of Zeus. The current building was built between the 12th and 13th centuries.
Lago di Guardialfiera
14.69km from Biferno
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.
Giardino Botanico Mediterraneo
25.32km from Biferno
The Giardino Botanico Mediterraneo di San Salvo is located in Marina di Chieti, in the province of Chieti. It is a protected area of about 8 hectares, that is 80000 m2, where the predominant biotype is one of the last specimens of the dune system of the Adriatic, characterised by its typical structure made up of strips parallel to the coastline.
27.53km from Biferno
The Trigno is a river that flows in Molise and Abruzzo, which crosses the provinces of Isernia, Campobasso, and Chieti with 2 main tributaries. The watercourse originates from the slopes of Monte Capraro, at about 1,150 m asl , in the locality of Capo Trigno in the municipality of Vastogirardi, in the province of Isernia; entered the province of Campobasso, the river marks the border with Abruzzo.
Church of Saint Mary 'Maggiore'
30.33km from Biferno
The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is an ancient Catholic basilica that is considered to be the largest of the churches dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Rome. It is one of the city’s four major basilicas. Built on a pagan temple dedicated to the goddess Cybele. The basilica displays varied architectural styles, from early Christian to Baroque. The entire building was restored and renovated during the eighteenth century.
30.35km from Biferno
The d'Avalos palace is located in Vasto, in the province of Chieti, once the residence of the Marquises of Vasto, until 1806. According to some hypotheses, its origin is medieval, but certain data are lacking, however, the first mention is in an act reported by the seventeenth-century chronicler Nicola Alfonso Viti who mentions the leader Giacomo Caldora, the feudal lord of Vasto, who in 1427 sanctions an indemnity for the Augustinian friars since he himself used part of their vegetable garden o
Torre di Bassano
30.4km from Biferno
The Bassano tower is one of the many towers sighting located along the Amalfi Coast. It was built in 1563 near the Cala di Fuenti, where the Saracen pirates moored their feluccas and from which they left for numerous raids. Just one of these raids, a few years earlier, had cost dear to nearby Cetara , which was completely destroyed, with 300 deported inhabitants; the leader of the assault was the infamous Sinan Bassà, from whom it seems that the name of the tower derives.
Sanctuary of Our Lady of Grace
31.62km from Biferno
Our Lady of Grace Historic Sanctuary, in the city of Reserve, was the only Catholic Church in its area that served African American parishioners exclusively when it was built in the 1930s. This 80-by-40 square foot, 350-person capacity church, was built exclusively for African Americans in 1936 under the direction of Father Roderick Auclair with the help of the local community. It soon gained another structure for providing Catholic schooling for black children.
Punta della Penna
35.42km from Biferno
Punta della Penna beach is a little-known beauty and Abruzzo’s best-kept secret. Located in the nature reserve of Punta Aderci and surrounded by vineyards that roll back from the coast, it is a perfect powdery white beach that stretches out for kilometers, crystal-clear turquoise waters and boasting Blue Flag status. Utterly picturesque and one of the best beaches in all of Italy, it is a must for anyone who has found a vacation rental in Abruzzo.
Punta Penna Lighthouse
35.44km from Biferno
Punta Penna Lighthouse is a lively lighthouse in Vasto, Italy. At a peak of 230 feet it's miles the 8th tallest "conventional lighthouse" in the international, and the 2nd tallest lighthouse in Italy after the Lantern of Genoa. It is placed on a strategically crucial spot in Via Madonna Della Penna on the port of Vasto. Built-in 1906, it has time and again been the problem of reconstruction. In 1944, the retreating German navy destroyed a part of the vintage lighthouse and it became demolished.
Lago di Occhito
36.03km from Biferno
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.
Riserva naturale guidata Punta Aderci
37.51km from Biferno
The guided nature reserve Punta Aderci is a protected natural area located in the municipality of Vasto, in the province of Chieti. It occupies an area of 285 hectares and was established in 1998. It extends along the Adriatic coast north of the port of Vasto, up to the mouth of the Sinello river , where it is possible to meet the only deciduous forest in the reserve.
39.46km from Biferno
The Lake Lesina is a salt lake basin located north of Puglia between Tavoliere and the promontory Gargano. About 22 km long and 2.4 km wide on average, it has an area of 51.4 km². It is the 9th Italian lake and the second in southern Italy. Its waters are brackish. Through two channels, the Acquarotta and the Schiapparo, the lagoon communicates with the Adriatic Sea, from which it is separated by a dune, the Bosco Isola, between 1 and 2 km wide and 16 km long.
Santuario della Madonna dei Miracoli
39.65km from Biferno
The sanctuary is located just outside the walls of the village, and it is among the best examples of Renaissance architecture in Umbria. The building was erected in 1494, with the support of the Perugia municipality, as a place of protection against the plague; for this reason, it was dedicated to Our Lady of Miracles, by the will of Pope Alexander VI. The interior of the sanctuary has a single nave with 8 altars, there are also some stuccoes by Nicolò Curti made in 1762.
44.76km from Biferno
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.
45.02km from Biferno
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.
Villa De Capoa
45.78km from Biferno
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.
Torella del Sannio
46.19km from Biferno
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.
Riserva regionale Abetina di Rosello
49.47km from Biferno
The Abetina di Rosello nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipalities of Rosello and Agnone, in the provinces of Chieti and Isernia respectively and was established in 1997. The vegetation of the reserve was the main cause of its establishment. Several flaps fir spontaneous develop some of which Abruzzo and Molise appenine, very important for the preservation of certain plant diversity and plant communities elsewhere now mostly disappeared or severely degraded.
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Biferno, Province of Campobasso, Italy
The Biferno is a river of ' Italy center-south, the main fully included in the region of Molise and in the province of Campobasso. 85 kilometers long, it was born in the municipality of Bojano, in the locality of Pietrecadute, at 500 m asl, from the union of various watercourses coming from the limestone massif of Matese, the main one being the Calderari riveror Calderai, swelling again shortly after due to the confluence of numerous other streams always coming from the Matese Mountains.