Avezzano, Abruzzo, Italy, November 1999 and March 2000

(To see photos of my last trip to Avezzano, in May 2001, click here.)

The train station, Avezzano

November 1999:
The train station, where I arrived.

Station piazza, Avezzano

November 1999:
The station piazza, with cathedral spire in the background.

Hotel Italia, Avezzano

November 1999:
My hotel, the Italia, just across from the station.

Avezzano, general view

November 1999:
Avezzano (696 meters/2283 feet), looking northwest to Monte Velino (2487 meters/8159 feet).


Avezzano, view up via Giuseppe Garibaldi

November 1999:
View up via Giuseppe Garibaldi with Monte Velino in the background.

View of Monte S. Nicola

November 1999:
On the road to San Pelino, looking northeast to Monte S. Nicola (2012 meters/6601 feet).

The Court (il Tribunale)

March 2000:
The Court (il Tribunale).

Avezzano, street scene with autumn leaves

November 1999:
Street scene with autumn leaves.

The cathedral

March 2000:
The cathedral.

Avezzano, cathedral square

November 1999:
Cathedral square, Sunday morning, with Monte Velino in the background.

Avezzano, church on via Giuseppe Mazzini

November 1999:
Church of the Istituto del Sacro Cuore at the beginning of via Giuseppe Mazzini, where the Saturday market is held.

Castello Orsini

March 2000:
Castello Orsini, once home of the ruling family in Avezzano.

Castello Orsini, showing coat of arms with bears

March 2000:
Castello Orsini, showing the family symbol of bears (Orsi marsicani).

Avezzano, church across from Castello Orsini

November 1999:
Church of San Giovanni across from Castello Orsini, where I attended Sunday High Mass with a children's choir.

Avezzano, street scene with Monte Velino

March 2000:
Street scene with Monte Velino.

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