Much of Molise still seems to be struggling out of its past, its towns and villages victims of either economic neglect or hurried modern development. With few sights as such, the inland areas are little explored, but the unspoiled countryside and glimpses of an authentic, untouristed Italy to be found here are attractions in themselves. Inland from Termoli, while Campobasso and Isernia win no prizes for their looks, they do possess a certain gritty charm; from the former, you can reach the remarkable ruins at Saepinum.

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