Comune

Ferentillo

Ferentillo, (Terni)
Ferentillo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Terni in the Italian region Umbria, located about 60 km southeast of Perugia and about 12 km northeast of Terni. The comune, located in the valley of the Nera, is divided by the river into the burghs of Matterella and Precetto.Ferentillo borders the following municipalities: Arrone, Leonessa, Montefranco, Monteleone di Spoleto, Polino, Scheggino, Spoleto.HistoryRemains of ancient settlements include an Etruscan necropolis outside Ferentillo, at Caldane. The town developed around a 14th castle (Castello di Madonna), first owned by the Monaldeschi della Cervara, then of the Spada and the Dukes of Montevecchio.Main sightsAt Matterella:Collegiata di Santa Maria (13th century), with fresco of Raphael school.Medieval castleAt Precetto:Church of Santo Stefano (16th century), with frescoes of Perugino school. The crypt is from the 14th century and has frescoes of the same age.Museum of MummiesMedieval castlePalazzo MontholonAt Macenano:Abbey of San Pietro in Valle (6th-8th centuries), with 13th-century frescoes.Demographic evolutionFrazioniAmpognano, Castellonalto, Castellone Basso, Colle Olivo, Colli, Gabbio, Leazzano, Le Mura, Lorino, Macchialunga, Macelletto, Macenano, Terria, Monterivoso, Nicciano, Sambucheto, San Mamiliano.Twin towns Sérignan-du-Comtat, FranceReferencesExternal linksOfficial website

Places