The town of Pescara in Abruzzo, Central Italy, was part of the Kingdom of Naples for centuries. In the 16th century, it was just a small fishing village at the mouth of the Aterno River. But its importance rose when the ruling House of Bourbon decided to build one of the most important military fortresses of the kingdom there in 1510.
In the following centuries, the fortress was transformed into a barrack and prison. The prison became especially infamous in the 19th century, when it was described as a torture chamber where prisoners died of starvation, wounds, and diseases caused by the polluted air of the river swamps.
|Bosco di Sant’Antonio||2020||60.6km||site_ao|
|Shrine of Hercules Curinus||2020||48.5km||site_ao|
|Ponte di Cecco||2020||66.3km||site_ao|
|Basilica di San Frances Musical Pillars||2020||67.1km||site_ao|
|Petritoli en it||80km||site_izi|
|Lapedona en it||2015||79.3km||site_izi|
|Return to Pagliara ar de en fr it||42.7km||site_izi|
|Moro River Canadian War Cemetery||2020||22.7km||site_ao|
|Castle of Roccascalegna||2020||46.3km||site_ao|
|Oratory of San Pellegrino||2020||52km||site_ao|
|Hermitage of Saint Onuphrius||2019||37.8km||site_ao|
|Ripatransone’s Narrow Alley||2019||69.1km||site_ao|
|Tavole dei Briganti||2018||39.4km||site_ao|
|Fountain of 99 Spouts||2017||68.9km||site_ao|
|The Hotel Where Mussolini Was Imprisoned and Then Rescued By the SS||2017||53.7km||site_ao|
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