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Tourist Itinerary in the Way of the Salt District

From Acquasanta Terme to Arquata del Tronto

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  • Departure: Acquasanta Terme (Acquasanta Terme)
  • Arrival: Arquata del Tronto (Arquata del Tronto)
  • Involved Municipalities: Acquasanta Terme, Arquata del Tronto

Acquasanta Terme, already known during the Roman period for the therapeutic properties of its thermal waters, has a medieval urban plan with the interesting churches of St John the Baptist and St Mary Magdalene (14th century).
From the nearby Paggese, where in St Lawrence Church (13th century) it is possible to admire a wonderful 16th century travertine tabernacle and a triptych by Pietro Alemanno (15th century), a beautiful trail leads to the medieval village of Castel di Luco, with its original round-plan Castle (14th century) and continues then to the country hamlets of Arola and S. Gregorio.

Arquata Castle
Arquata Castle
(photo by B. Marconi)
 
Castle in Arquata del Tronto
Castle in Arquata del Tronto
(photo by B. Marconi)
 
La Selva Lake - WWF Nature Sanctuary
La Selva Lake - WWF Nature Sanctuary
(photo by Archivio Ente Parco)
 
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