Campofilone
Piazza Umberto I, 2
63828 Campofilone (FM)
Italia
0734/937176
Descrizione

Historical Notes
The historic centre of Campofilone rises up on the top of a small hill, overlooking the Adriatic Sea at just 200 meters over the sea level.  It shows an elliptical formation,   a characteristic of small locations which developed on the inside of the castle walls around the XI century.  The street that cuts the town down the centre goes from the Abbaziale (Abbey) Church to Porta Marina (Gateway Entrance); the two elliptical secondary roads (because they are parallel to the walls that are only partially preserved) result in the lower part being more or less trapezoidal. The town has developed from a ‘borgo’, established in the height of the Middle Ages around the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Bartholomew. In the XII century the monastery was dependant to the Fermo episcopate where it remained until 1342.  La Via degli Orti with a barrel vault, the Viale dei Pini and the tower of Porta Marina, Porta da Sole and Porta da Bora are very obvious traces from the past.  The Abbaziale Church, rebuilt in the second half of the XIX century, is shaped like a greek cross.  It was frescoed by Fontana and decorated with figures of saints, drapes and precious marbles by his scholar Nicola Achilli.  The frescoes in the church of St. Patrizio are also by Fontana.
The Sagra of ‘Maccheroncini’ (the local festival of the town’s specialties): Campofilone is now famous for its “Maccheroncini”, typical egg pasta made entirely by hand with rare craftsmanship by the women of the town.  The very thin ‘sfoglia’ is then cut into very fine golden threads and carefully placed onto sheets of paper.  Every year, during the first 10 days in August, the famous National Sagra is dedicated to the ‘Maccheroncini’, for which the request has been put forward for the IGP community acknowledgement.

Monuments and Churches
- Abbey of San Bartolomeo Apostolo
- Church of San Patrizio
- Church of Santa Maria di  Intignano
- Small Church “della Pietà”
- War Memorial  Monument


Parish Museums:
- Liturgical Archeological Museum
- Entomologic Malacology (mollusks) Museum
Address: Piazza Roma
Telephone: 0734/932914

Other attractions worth visiting

- Porta Marina
- Porta da Bora and Porta da Sole
- L’ Orto Abbaziale
- Le Palombare
- The Municipal Theatre

Local Traditions
Typical activities: Hand production of the ‘Maccheroncini’ of Campofilone
Food & Wine:  MACCHERONCINI – WINE - FRUIT

Typical products
Maccheroncini di Campofilone

Maccheroncini di Campofilone

Prodotti tipici - Km 0.444
Vino cotto

Vino cotto

Prodotti tipici - Km 5.038
Tagliatelle fritte

Tagliatelle fritte

Prodotti tipici - Km 7.92
Amandovolo

Amandovolo

Prodotti tipici - Km 11.367
Brodetto sangiorgese

Brodetto sangiorgese

Prodotti tipici - Km 11.367

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