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This ancient road departs from the Tratturo Pescasseroli-Candela in Ponte Zittola, near Castel di Sangro in Abruzzo, and after crossing the Molise, reaches Lucera in Puglia, where it joins the Celano-Foggia near Vigna Nocelli. It is one of the most important transhumance paths, originally 60 Neapolitan feet wide, or about 110 meters. The journey back from Tavoliere to the pastures of Abruzzo was called "monticazione" and began at the beginning of May.

The so-called grassy road enters Apulia at the Celenza Valfortore agro, proceeding from the territory of Tufara, in Molise, at the Ponte a 13 archi on the Fortore River. The Tratturo then proceeds towards the destination of San Giusto crossing the territories of San Marco la Catola, Volturara Appula, Motta Montecorvino, Volturino, and Alberona.

The route that covers the territory of San Marco la Catola allows you to enjoy beautiful views and make interesting detours to the course of the river Catola and the Bosco di San Cristoforo. Heading towards Volturara, the ancient road follows the Crocella di Sant'Angelo to the homonymous Monte and then descends to Campolattaro, where there is the ancient tavern with the remains of the mill.

After crossing the valley of the river La Catola reaches the Crocella di Motta, to climb up to the village of Motta Montecorvino, which cuts in full; then falls to Piano del Molino and enters the territory of Volturino. Here, following the route of a Roman road, it reaches the Taverna del Cavallaro, then crosses the Radiosa torrent and enters the territory of Alberona, which offers a landscape of gentle reliefs dotted with rural buildings and stone fountains. After passing the torrent Salsola the sheep track ends in the countryside of Lucera, near the village of San Giusto.

In Lucera was established in 1447 by King Alfonso I of Aragon, the Royal Customs of the Sheep Mena, which regulated the "mena", or the breeding and transhumance in the Tavoliere delle Puglie. This tax system allowed the collection of the revenues deriving from transhumance and the right to pasture, from the shepherds whose flocks wintered in Apulia, ensuring one of the main revenues of the Treasury of the Kingdom of Naples.

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