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Molise

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Molise
Location
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Quick Facts
Capital Campobasso
Government Italian Region
Currency Euro (€)
Area 4,438 km2
Population 312,394(2012 est)
Language Official:Italian
Regionally Spoken:Neapolitan, Albanian, Croatian
Religion n/a
Electricity 230V, 50Hz (European or Italian plug)
Time Zone UTC +1 and UTC +2(DST)

Molise is a region of southern Italy, the youngest and least-known one of the country.


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The 'Ndocciata is a Christmas festival of fire held on the 24th of December in Agnone, in the province of Isernia.

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Saepinum - The ruins of this ancient Samnite town are found in modern Altilia.

The Samnite theater at Pietrabbondante - This Samnite amphitheater is open to the public.

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The Tratturi : A number of historic drovers' tracts (tratturi in Italian) pass through the region of Molise. Historically these tracts were used for grazing animals as they were brought down from the mountains of Abruzzo for sale in the lowlands of Puglia. These tracts are under consideration for UNESCO world heritage designation. Today they are mostly used for hiking.

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  • The italian Trans Siberian train- From Isernia to Sulmona by an epic railway over the Appennines mountains. A wonderful vintage train run monthly into the wild nature of National Parks and UNESCO areas.

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You can choose to explore the bordering regions of Abruzzo, Apulia, Campania and Lazio (a car is recommended). If you prefer to discover the archipelago of the Tremiti Islands (north of the Gargano peninsula) the port of Termoli offers connections by ferries every month of the year. The duration of the sea crossing is of forty minutes.



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