Altavilla Irpina, Province of Avellino, Campania, Italy
Archelogical remains testify the presence of human settlements since very ancient times, though the little town is of medieval origin. In the territory there are the old sulphur mines, an interesting example of industrial archeology. The area is also noteworthy for the production of the refined Greco di Tufo wine, the oldest variety of the Avellino area, imported from Thessaly by the Pelasgian peoples.
Altitude: 334 m a.s.l * Territory: hilly * Population: ca. 4800 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 83011 -- Phone Area Code: 0825 * How to reach it:: It is located along the route of State Road 88, 15 Km from Avellino and 16 Km from Benevento. * Patron Saint: San Bernardino from Siena * Frazioni & Localities: Carbocisi, Pincera, Ponte dei Santi, Turone.
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