Apiro

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ID: #4639
Type: Villages and city of art
Location: Macerata and Fermo Hinterland
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APIRO

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Type of accommodation in ApiroHotelResidenceCountry House, Camping, Agriturismi, Bed and Breakfast (choose our recommended facilities in the left column).

Apiro stands on a hill at the foot of Saint Vicino Mount in the province of Macerata.

Apiro is located in the middle of a green valley that is wedged among the mountains and here, it is possible to capture a wonderful views, that sweeps from the high peak of Gran Sasso and Maiella.

The old town center has a lot of masterpieces and it is fortified by the castle walls, while the whole area has great environmental importance.

The St. Urban Benedictine Abbey is not far from to the center town and it is built with the Romanesque style before the one thousand year. It is a building of great architectural interest and it is divided into three naves and it is also adorned with a crypt and several capitals carved in stone.

The old town center hasthe castle walls (XII century) and inside them there are several important monuments such as: the Church and the ex convent of San Francesco (XI century), with Romanesque-Byzantine portal of XII century and frescoes of three-fifteenth century; Santa Felicita and San Salvatore churches both of XII century; the fourteenth century of Our Lady of Mercy; Capuchin church built in 1546; Priori Palace that is anterior to the XIII century and now, it is the Town Hall; St. Urban collegiate church (1633), with a Baroque style and with the main altar has a beautiful painting of the Virgin coronation.

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