del Pesco is a municipal village
counting 432 inhabitants, nestled in the
province of Isernia.
It actively thrives at 805 metres above
sea level, on a 15 km2 surface area with
a population density amounting to 28 inhabitants
per km2. The territorial elevations are
constantly gradual and range between 1550
and 650 metres above sea level.
Its optimal climate conditions are all
the more appreciable from May to October.
Over the four seasons the temperature
can vary from -15 degree lows to +30 degree
highs in the summer.
The inhabitants are known as the “Santangiolesi”.
Sant'Angelo del Pesco originates as far
back as to year 1000. The original village
settlement was probably composed of a
small group of houses, a small convent
and a church. It was granted municipal
independence only in year 1816.
The north west section of the Sant'Angelo
village district boundary is located on
to the border with the nearby Abruzzo
region, where the Apennine mountain ridge
forms a natural, breathtaking backdrop.
The considerable bush and forest heritage
is populated by an impressive number of
silver firs often observed by international
A short distance off from the village
centre, the eye roves to isolated farmhouses
and small clusters of buildings, strewn
throughout the countryside.
The typical setting of the antique town
centre, the doors of the houses and the
churches all steeped in tradition, history
and the simplicity of the people are the
perfect setting for a serenely regenerating