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Fountain Ortona Italy | Cammino di San Tommaso (the Way of St Thomas) is a 313-kilometre pilgrimage from Rome to Ortona, Italy. The relics of St Thomas the Apostle were transferred from India then Turkey and finally arrived in Ortona, in central Italy in 1258.

A gold casket is where the relics of St Thomas the Apostle rest, within a white marble altar, located in the crypt of Basilica di San Tommaso Apostolohis. The church was nearly completely destroyed in WW2, but it has been beautifully restored preserving some of the original parts of the Basilica.

St Thomas | Patron Saint of Ortona Italy

The Way of St Thomas is a popular and spiritual pilgrim walk that meanders through gorgeous Italian villages offering breathtaking scenery together with historic Roman architecture.

Pilgrims are rewarded at the end of the long journey to a very unique experience. Ortona in the Abruzzo region has a long history of grape growing and wine making, spanning several centuries.

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Montepulciano D’Abruzzo | Wine Lovers Region

Although, a little hard to find (SatNav helpful), the free, 24-hour red wine Fontana di Vino (fountain) was created by Dora Sarchese Vineyard. The fountain is located within the gated winery and anyone is welcome to drink from it. However, the main purpose of creating the free wine fountain by the winery was for those who complete the pilgrimage from Rome to Ortona. The fountain is a wine-cask structure which dispenses authentic Montepulciano D’Abruzzo delicious, light and smooth red wine.

Dora Sarchese winery and vineyard tours are rich in vine history and accompanied by generous wine tastings, in an exquisite Italy setting.

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