SCIGLIANO

Scigliano is a commune which is spread out and formed by nine centres: Agrifoglio, Calvisi, Celsita, Cupani, Diano, Lupia, Petrisi, Porticelle and Traversa. These centres are located on a relief on the left side of the Savuto Valley, some kilometres south of Cosenza and not far from the Tyrrhenian Sea.

History

Its name derives from Marco Giunio Sillano, a Roman military commander who had the castle erected during the II century BC. There is also a Roman Bridge from this period, in the territory (130 BC).

During the Middle Ages, Scigliano was a Royal Directional City, redeeming its own freedom by paying the following families: Di Gennaro, Firrao and the Prince of Aquino, who tried to subject the city to their power.

An earthquake caused grave damage in Scigliano, constricting the population to migrate to the surrounding territory and to found new localities (1630).

At the beginning of the XIX century, Scigliano sided with French troops against the Bourbon ones and subsequently adhered to the Unitarian motions of 1860.

A visit to the City

Scigliano still presents some integral Medieval architectonic elements, such as balconies and fountains, but it is the Communal Building, the ex Minori Osservanti Convent, which is the most representative monument.
The San Nicola of Bari Church guards a 16th century marble statue in its interior, depicting the Virgin with Child.

In the surrounding territory, one can visit and admire the Roman Bridge (130 BC), which has been declared a national monument.

Place of interest

- Palazzo Comunale ('400)
- Chiesa di San Nicola di Bari ('500)
- Chiesa dell'Assunta - Diano
- Chiesetta di San Leonardo
- convento dei frati Cappuccini (1567)
- Santuario di S. Maria di Monserrato
- Ponte Romano (130 a.C.)
- Resti dell'Abbazia di Santa Maria di Corazzo
- Parco Nazionale della Sila
- Visita di Amantea

Museums

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Events

- Festa di San Giuseppe il 19 marzo
- Festa di Santa Croce il 3 maggio
- Festa della Madonna SS. di Monserrato la seconda domenica di luglio
- Festa di San Michele Arcangelo il 29 settembre

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Calabria region of Italy

 

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