Molise you don't expect
Molise exists and its the only italian region that contains, in a small territory, sea, hills, mountains, lakes and rivers. A small region, sparsely populated but wich represents a real green belt between central and southern Italy. It offers scene and landscapes that are difficult to forget, where nature is the master and where time seems to have stopped in a dimencion alien to the frenetic city rhythms.
History, culture and folklore
Few people knows that Molise is also a land of castles, all of medieval origin: from the castle of Gambatesa, a typical medieval fortress which over the years has become a princely residence, passing through the Pignatelli castle, with Renaissance and sumptuous appearance, home to Eddie summer Lang Jazz Festival. What is presented to the eyes is a spectacle of a wonder difficult to forget. This small region, with its agro-pastoral nature, boast several ceremonies featuring fire. It has always been a symbol of purification and regeneration, for Molisans it is closely linked with the patronal celebrations, in particular in homage to Saint Anthony. In Campobasso (70 km from Termoli), Colletorto (50 km), Acquevive di Frosolone (85km) the tradition of peasant work and popular beliefs, create unique rituals and celebrations that are worth visiting.