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Sessano del Molise, Province of Isernia, Molise, Italy

In a territory rich of forests and water springs, Sessano is an ideal starting place for the nature lover escaping from the noisy crowded tourist resorts, and willing to enjoy, with the quietness of the environment, healthy, genuine cooking especially tasty in such local dishes as the "maccheroni with beans and fried bacon", a dish of the ancient Mediterranean diet rich in proteins and energy.

Info

Altitude: 810 m a.s.l -- Territory: mountainous -- Population: ca. 1000 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 86090 -- Phone Area Code: 0865 -- Patron Saint: San Donato -- Frazioni & Località: Coste

History

Sessano is famous for the bloody battle of 28 june 1442, between the armies of king Alfonso of Aragona and the Carpinone Baron, Antonio Caldora, a fierce followers of the Anjou at a time when the letter were losing their supremacy in favor of the Aragonese.

Emigration had its victims here, as when in 1880 near La Spezia in a shipwreck 31 sessanese directed to the USA lost their lives.

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