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Sangro River War Cemetery

Contrada Sentinelle, 66020 Torino di Sangro, Italy
+39 0873 913121
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Dads brothers grave

We took my dad here to visit his brothers grave. He died in WW2 and my dad was the first member of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mikemcg2014
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Nairn, United Kingdom
Amazing destination in the middle of nowhere!

Walked here from the nearby Fruttanoce Villas - a wonderful walk - and then came upon the cemetery... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Simon C
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London, United Kingdom
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“an hour” (2 reviews)
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Contrada Sentinelle, 66020 Torino di Sangro, Italy
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+39 0873 913121
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my dad here to visit his brothers grave. He died in WW2 and my dad was the first member of his family to be able to pay his respects. Very moving experience but well worth it. The cemetery was immaculate and staff very...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Walked here from the nearby Fruttanoce Villas - a wonderful walk - and then came upon the cemetery out of nowhere. Beautiful laid out and kept, and a real poignant reminder of that time in our history. If you are in the area, you must...More

Thank Simon C
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of the nicest settings I've ever visited, lovely position in the hill and it's so well kept, several of my grandfathers friends are buried here and it's so nice to see it maintained so well. Well worth a visit, the assault over...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have visited the cemetery on many occasions and often bring friends here to visit and witness the sacrifice of others for our freedoms. This year I attended the Remembrance Sunday service given by an officer of the Gurkha Regiment and a ex Para. It...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We visited a relative on the 73rd anniversary of his death in the battle for Sangro River. The day was the most perfect weather blue skies, 20 degrees and the only sound was the workman tending the graves. We have never seen a Cemetery so...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We found this cemetery whilst we were visiting the area, it is such a special place. So peaceful and beautiful. The grounds are perfectly kept and you can really take time to reflect whilst you are there.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

A chance visit to this cemetery was a very poignant occasion. Rolling thunder in the background made it even more atmospheric. Beautifully kept grounds made peaceful resting places for far too many young lives lost in battle.

Thank G F
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Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We stopped off to pay our respects after Remembrance Sunday. There are lots of road signs directing you to the cemetry. What a beautifully maintained cemetery in a lovely quiet location,a tribute to those who have fallen. Take the time to look at the many...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

A spot of british atmosphere amid italia landscape. A place for thoughts andfor remembrance. Requiescant in pace

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Happened upon a road sign of this cemetery while driving about, but ended up missing it. Later looked up the adress and drove back to find it, best decision of my vacation in Italy. The boys are buried in a beautiful new moon shape and...More

1  Thank Rik K
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Bev M
14 June 2017|
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Response from David Alan G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bev, I will look into this for you, I attended a Comune meeting (local authority) last year and there was a plan to train and introduce guides for this purpose across the region. You must visit Gessopalena where... More
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