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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00
Perched on a rocky spur, the village of Barrea is set amid the natural beauty of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, surrounded by mountains, beech…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/25/2019 - 00:00
70 kilometers from Rome, perched on the slopes of the Simbruini Mountains, at an altitude of 1,000 meters, Cervara di Roma is known as the ‘artists’ village,’…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/04/2019 - 00:00
In the heart of Tuscany’s Val di Chiana, the walled village of Gargonza is perched on top of a hill which overlooks the valley between Arezzo and Siena, in the…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:00
Between water and sky, the village of Orta San Giulio offers a perfect setting for a romantic walk, even more so in November, in the quiet of the low season.…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/03/2018 - 04:00
Rated among the most beautiful ‘borghi’ (historic villages) of Italy, Savoca in Sicily isn’t overrun with tourists, which has helped maintain a relaxed…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:00
Like many villages in the Apennine mountains of Italy, Santo Stefano di Sessanio risked abandonment. It took the vision of an Italian-Swedish entrepreneur to…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 06/06/2018 - 04:00
They call it ‘the pearl of the Euganean Hills,’ and indeed Arquà Petrarca has fully preserved its medieval charm; no wonder that it is classified as one of…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 05/01/2018 - 03:00
For our Borgo of the Month series, we head to the Saracen village of Sambuca in Sicily. Near major Sicilian attractions like the Valley of the Temples and the…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:23
The rustic spirit of this Tuscan village, located in the countryside of the Maremma, between the sea and metal-rich hills, is palpable in the houses and…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/08/2018 - 00:00
We continue our Borgo of the Month series by heading to the village of Sant'Agata Feltria, at the border between Romagna and Marche. Why visit Sant'Agata…