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Ferentillo

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Country  Italy
Elevation  260 m (850 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Friday 11:20 PM
Region  Umbria
Province / Metropolitan city  Terni (TR)
Demonym(s)  Ferentillesi
Province  Province of Terni
Patron saint  Saint Sebastian
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Frazioni  Ampognano, Castellonalto, Castellone Basso, Colle Olivo, Colli, Leazzano, Le Mura, Lorino, Macchialunga, Macelletto, Macenano, Terria, Monterivoso, Nicciano, Sambucheto, San Mamiliano, Precetto
Weather  11°C, Wind N at 13 km/h, 43% Humidity

Ferentillo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km southeast of Perugia and about 12 km northeast of Terni. The comune, located in the valley of the Nera, is divided by the river into the burghs of Matterella and Precetto.

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Map of 05034 Ferentillo Province of Terni, Italy

Ferentillo borders the following municipalities: Arrone, Leonessa, Montefranco, Monteleone di Spoleto, Polino, Scheggino, Spoleto.

History

Remains of ancient settlements include an Etruscan necropolis outside Ferentillo, at Caldane. The town developed around a 14th castle (Castello di Madonna), first owned by the Monaldeschi della Cervara, then of the Spada and the Dukes of Montevecchio.

Main sights

  • At Matterella:
  • Collegiata di Santa Maria (13th century), with fresco of Raphael school.
  • Medieval castle
  • At Precetto:
  • Church of Santo Stefano (16th century), with frescoes of Perugino school. The crypt is from the 14th century and has frescoes of the same age.
  • Museum of Mummies
  • Medieval castle
  • Palazzo Montholon
  • At Macenano:
  • Abbey of San Pietro in Valle (6th-8th centuries), with 13th-century frescoes.
  • Frazioni

    The biggest fraction is Macenano where the San Pietro in Valle Abbey is located. Other fractions are:

    Umbriano, Ampognano, Castellonalto, Castellone Basso, Colle Olivo, Colli, Gabbio, Leazzano, Le Mura, Lorino, Macchialunga, Macelletto, Macenano, Terria, Monterivoso, Nicciano, Sambucheto, San Mamiliano.

    Twin towns

  • Sérignan-du-Comtat, France
  • References

    Ferentillo Wikipedia


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