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Castel del Giudice, Province of Isernia, Molise

Province of Isernia
In a picturesque position around a rock, surrounded by woods, the settlement is very ancient.

Provinces of Molise

Info

  • Altitude: 800 m a.s.l
  • Territory: mountainous
  • Population: about 300 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 86080
  • Phone Area Code: 0865
  • Patron Saint: San Nicola, celebrated on 1st Sunday in July.

What to see

  • The church of San Nicola, rebuilt after the bombing of the Second World War.

Events

  • 3 September: feast of "Madonna in Saletto"
  • 6 December: feast of "Pagnotte di San Nicola".

History

It was the birthplace of Iacopo Caldora, a famous condottiere of the 15th century. Guglielmo Borrello was its first feudal lord, followed by the Corrado of Antiochia. In the 15th century its lords were the Caldora and Evoli family, followed by the D'Alessandro. After the Second World War the place was heavily bombed and almost completely rebuilt.