A 50 Year Celebration Walk in the Euganean Hills

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 11:49
Colli Euganei

Visitors to Venice don’t give a thought to the paving stones beneath their feet, yet they are very special and deserve investigation. The stone comes from quarries in the Euganean Hills about 40 miles away, and it was chosen because of its hard ridged quality, perfect as a non-slip surface for paving a city based on water.

The lovely but little-known hills form a series of extinct volcanoes, now covered with vineyards and woods, and providing hot springs and mud for the t

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