Share
Home » Visit the Park » Discovering the Park » History and Culture

Ancient Superequum in Castelvecchio Subequo

Castelvecchio is an ancient capital of the Subequana Valley inhabited by the Peligni Superequani. The archaeological heritage is rich in mosaic floors with geometric and floral designs, the remains of the temple dedicated to Hercules Victor, traces of an aqueduct and spa complex, ruins of arcaded classrooms.
The archaeological heritage of Castelvecchio includes the fortified center at Colle Cipolla and Monte Urano, the necropolis in the locality of Le Castagne, mosaic floors from the Roman period on the Macrano plain, the fortified Roman walls on Colle Caprella, the early Christian catacomb of the 4th century.

Municipality: Castelvecchio Subequo (AQ) | View on Map
Catacomb, Castelvecchio Subequo
Catacomb, Castelvecchio Subequo
(photo by: PR Sirente Velino)