Altino is a comune and metropolis within the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo place of southern Italy. It is located on a rock spur commanding the valley of the Aventino river. The valley is richly cultivated with orchards, fruit, grapes and olives. Legend has it that Altino changed into based in 452 by using Venetian refugees fleeing from Attila, who had burned the Roman military port in Altinum. In reality, the beginning of the village dates lower back to medieval instances. A first attestation in ancient files dates returned to the 12th century. In the Norman age Altino was a fief of Bohemond I of Antioch.
In the first half of the 15th century Altino belonged to the Lordship of Raimondo Anichino. The Anichino own family held the fortress till 1534; later, possibly due to the extinction of the circle of relatives, Altino was donated to Diego De Mocciacao. In 1561 the whole village changed into bought to Giovanni Vincenzo Crispano. In 1613 Altino passed into assets to the baron Furia di Atessa. In 1691 he went, for 5,000 ducats, to the Paolucci family of Naples. The metropolis suffered looting and raids by means of brigands in the overdue days of Kingdom of Two Sicilies.