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Tagliacozzo

Tagliacozzo

Tagliacozzo

Tagliacozzo population 6700

Province of Aquila

740 meters above sea level

Tagliacozzo is around a 1 hour 15 minutes drive from Abruzzo Villas and well worth a day trip to explore this Medieval gem. Tagliacozzo has also won the title of one of Italy’s most beautiful villages (i borghi piu belli d’Italia) Talgiacozzo main square is Piazza dell’Obelisco, named because of its obelisk shaped fountain. Another main site to explore includes the Palazzo Ducale which is a typical example of Abruzzo civil architecture

Tagliacozzo Churches to explore


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  • Santuario della Madonna dell’Oriente
  • Church of San Giovanni Battista
  • Church of San Francesco
  • Church of San Francesco d’Assisi
  • Santuario della Madonna dell’Oriente
  • Church of San Giovanni Battista
  • Church of San Francesco
  • Church of Santa Cosma and San Damiano
  • Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso
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13 thoughts on “Tagliacozzo

  1. Hello, I tried to email you regarding this post , but was not able to reach. Please e – mail me when a moment . Thank you.

    • Funny that you would post this I came away from our visit to Loreto Aprutino with a number of photos of cats on car roofs, or in doorways. Not sure I recognize this one though!

      • We are looking forward to our trip in Abruzzo we will be visiting Talgliacozzo for a day on our trip. Thanks for sharing – great photos of Tagliacozzo!

  2. I will be visiting Tagliacozzo this Spring with my daughters. I will be looking to walk the streets on which my paternal grandparents played when they were children. What a blessing my daughters are giving to me.

    • My sister and I are planning a trip this summer to Tagliacozzo, the village where my grandfather grew up. Have you contacted family members. If so, how?

  3. I will be visiting Tagliacozzo this Spring 2017 with my daughters. I will be looking to walk the streets on which my paternal grandparents played when they were children. What a blessing my daughters are giving to me. I am grateful.

  4. Thank you for sharing these photos of Tagliacozzo in Abruzzo.

    My family originate from Tagliacozzo and hope be visiting some time soon.

    • The piazza of Tagliacozzo is a great place to have an espresso. Definitely worth passing through Tagliacozzo if you are visiting Abruzzo.

  5. This is the Village that my noni was born in. I hope to travel there next trip to Italy. Her name was Giovanina Moretti born in 1900. I am trying to trace her birth records.

    • Ciao Frank,

      Please do feel free to come back to me if you need any support with exploring your family roots in Tagliacozzo. We can offer a bespoke package that offers genealogy and heritage tours of the region that retrace and reconnect with your ancestral family ties.

      A presto!
      Daniela

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