That of the loom is a real art which dates back thousands of years before the Christian era. An art that is still jealously preserved in Molise, based on the use of ancient handcrafted wooden frames for the textile processing such as cotton and linen.
We are in Castelpetroso, a village of Molise in province of Isernia which counts around 1600 inhabitants. This village hosts a spectacular Church which seems to be come out from a fairy. It’s the Church of Maria Santissima Addolorata. Let’s find out together this important attraction of the religious tourism in Molise.
In the upper Molise there is a village famous for its wonderful woods dominated by the presence of silver fir and for the working of the stone, practiced by skilled stonemasons since the Middle Ages; we are talking about Pescopennataro. Find out with us!
There are many villages in Molise which struggle to resist to the depopulation. Civitacampomarano is a striking case: in the last years, thanks to the street art, has attracted the attention of many visitors. Find out what is this.
Giose Rimanelli is an important Italian writer of the twentieth century born and raised in Molise, famous above all for his debut novel “Tiro al piccione”. Although he soon decides to emigrate to the United States, Rimanelli celebrates his beloved Molise in many works, as only an emigrant who feels deep nostalgia for his land can do.