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SICON TC1 Registration & Welcome reception - Hotel Sole

The Hotel “ Sole “, an 18 th Century aristocratic  Mansion , is located in a small leisurely “ Piazza “   at the back of the main  walkway “ Corso Vittorio Emanuele II in the commercial heart of town. Exactly for its strategic position the “ Hotel Sole “ has been finely renovated as to offer comfort and hospitality  to the tourist and the business man.

The Welcome reception will be held on Sunday 1, starting from 19:30 at   “ Sala Belvedere “ , located on the top floor of the Hotel. The location also has a panoramic terrace from which you can enjoy a beautiful view of the town which highlights in the charming façade  of the Basilica of  “ San Bernardino “ and in the background the breath taking view of “ The Gran Sasso d'Italia” mountain.

HOTEL SOLE
Largo Silvestro dell'Aquila, 4
67100 L'AQUILA
Tel. (+39) 0862 22551

Please find below the hotel web-site.
 

 

 SICON TC1 Venue - Castle of L'Aquila


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In the centre of the city of L’Aquila there is the castle, which is a mighty square fortress with powerful angular ramparts surrounded by a deep, wide moat. You can enter the castle through a stone bridge to the main entrance, a valuable stone portal with the Carl V coat of arms on top of it.
 
The castle’s walls are 10 metres thick at the base of the foundations, 5 metres at the top and 30 metres high.
The Forte Spagnolo (Spanish Fort) was built thanks to Don Pedro from Toledo, appointed viceroy in 1532, during the Spanish domination of southern Italy, and planned by the Spanish architect Pirro Aloisio Scivà.
It was never used for important military operations; during the Second World War it was seriously damaged and today, after being restored, it is the seat of the National Museum of Abruzzo.
Inside the museum you can see, on the ground floor, the huge skeleton of the Elephans Meridionalis, found near L’Aquila in 1954 and many objects which belonged to the Italic people and from ancient Roman towns. On the upper floor there are works of art from the Abruzzo school dating from the XIII to XVIII century.  

 


SICON TC1 Accomodation A - Hotel Castello

The accomodation A is located at Hotel Castello, Piazza Battaglione Alpini.
The distance from the Castle is about 300 m. The walking path is partially in the park associated to the Castle of L'Aquila in a refreshing pine forest.
 
Please find below the hotel web-site.
 
 

 


SICON TC1 Accomodation B - Convento

The accomodation B is located at Centro di Spiritualità San Agostino, Monastero S.Amico, via Tre Spighe n. 9, L'Aquila.  The guests will have their own keys for the entrance, without any restriction on time.
 
The distance from the Castle is about 400 m. The walking path is partially in the park associated to the Castle of L'Aquila in a refreshing pine forest.
 
Please find below the path from Convento to the SICON TC1 Venue at the Castel of L'Aquila:
 
 

 
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