Roccasicura, Province of Isernia, Molise, Italy
The small town rises amid forests and an abundance of small streams and springs, forming typical small waterfalls especially in winter.
Altitude: 864 m a.s.l
-- Population: ca. 600 inhabitants
-- Zip/postal code: 86080 -- Phone Area Code: 0865 -- Patron Saint: San Leonardo celebrated on November 6
In historical documents the name was originally Roccasicona. the feudal lords that ruled over this territory were the Collalto, Carafa and Evoli. In the 20th century there was a very large emigration, especially to the New York area, canada and Switzerland.
What to see
- Parish church of San Leonardo
- Church of San Nicola
- Sanctuary of Madonna di Vallisbona, 3 km from the town, where an ancient painting is kept, found, according to the tradition, by a young sheperdess who saw the Virgin Mary; celebrations are held on the second Sunday in September.
- The Civic Tower
- The Palazzo Baronale
- August: Festival of "Pizzelle e Vino alla Ciotola"
Genealogy and Links
, Emilia Romagna
, Friuli Venezia Giulia
, Molise, Piedmont
, Trentino - Alto Adige
, Valle d'Aosta (Aosta Valley)
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