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Roccascalegna – Castle In The Sky

Beautifully restored, the towering medieval castle at Roccascalegna is a memorable and majestic Abruzzo sightseeing must on your villa holiday for two.

Though there’s been a settlement at Roccascelegna since pre-Roman times, there’s no record of the castle before the 14th century. Over the next four hundred years though, it became a place of still-remembered myth and legend, replete with ghosts, hidden treasure, evil barons and bloody murder before being abandoned in the early 1700’s.

The oldest part of the castle is the Square Tower at its very pinnacle. It also features Roccascalegna’s greatest mystery. .. more