Italy Rocca Calascio

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Massimo Squillace

About this spot
Rocca Calascio is a fortress located in Abruzzo, in the province of L'Aquila, in the municipality of Calascio, at an altitude of 1450 meters above sea level, just above the town of the same name. It is included in the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park. It is known for the presence of the castle, among the highest in Italy, and the ancient medieval village below, still inhabited by a few people. The fortress has been used as a setting for many films, including Lady Hawke (1985) and The Name of the Rose (1986).

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