Carpinone is a town situated in the Italian region of Molise on a mountain 680 metres above sea level. It is only 10 km from the principal town of Isernia and can be reached from either Naples or Rome along the Autosrada del Sole exiting at the tollgates of Caianello or S.Vittore respectively and continuing in the direction of Venafro-Isernia. For those coming from Pescara, one exits at San Salvo on A-14 and continues in the direction of Trivento-Isernia.