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Manocalzati, Province of Avellino, Campania, Italy





Manocalzati and San Barbato were a fiefdom of the San Barbato family.

The origins of this town are very old, since traces of the iron age have been found. The historical centre is medieval, with narrow streets and lovely palaces with decorated portals of the 18th and 19th centuries. Also San Barbato, a small hamlet with a medieval architecture, has houses surrounding the Norman castle which overlooks the whole Serinese valley. The area is a great producer of chestnuts and nuts.

Info

Altitude: 450 m a.s.l Population: ca. 3050 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 83030 * Phone Area Code: 0825 * Patron Saint: San Marco Evangelista * Frazioni & Localities: Manocalzati, San Barbato

What to see

  • The church of Saint Michael (second half of the 18th century) with one nave and a belltower built in the 16th century.
  • The church of Saint Anna, 18th century.

Accommodation in Manocalzati

Genealogy

Province of Avellino