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Roccapreturo and Beffi Castles

In the municipality of Acciano, the Beffi tower is clearly visible even from afar. It is a typical sighting and defence tower, built in relation to the nearby towers of Roccapreturo and Goriano Valli, which together formed a broad defensive system to defend and control the Aquila countryside. The tower is located in the hamlet of Beffi, a splendid medieval village overlooking the Aterno river.
The tower of Roccapreturo, also in the municipality of Acciano, built between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, rises, instead, imposing on a rocky spur.

Municipality: Acciano (AQ) | View on Map
Roccapreturo Castles
Roccapreturo Castles
(photo by: Archivio Parco Naturale Regionale Sirente-Velino)