I borghi più belli d'Italia

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Corciano is located midway between Perugia and Lake Trasimeno, at the top of a hill overlooking the valley that links Tuscany and the Trasimeno area with the Tiber River valley. The original castrum was built in the Middle Ages, and is the “hilltop” type, with a concentric street system, enclosed within three circuits of defense walls (13th-14th ce...

Arriving from Gozzano, the lakefront that heralds Orta is full of 19th-century neoclassical mansions with gardens blooming with azaleas and camellias. One enters the village among elegant seventeenth- and eighteenth-century mansions with open loggias on the gardens sloping down to the lake. Piazza Motta is a living room enclosed on three sides by p...

Perched on a tuff cliff, at more than 800 meters above sea level, between the broad Bradano river valley and the Fiumarella stream, it is truly the “caelsae nidum Acherontiae”, the “eagle’s nest of Acerenza” described by the Latin poet Horace, born in the nearby Venosa. The layout of the town is that of the typical medieval walled Borgo. To those a...

The inhabitants of Bondone were a devout people, as the frescoes – expression of popular art – that can be admired on the façades of the houses tell us. Visiting this Borgo is like entering a labyrinth of paved streets, with the walls and houses telling its story, leading the visitor magically to the Church, dedicated to the Nativity of Mary, on wh...

You can start your visit from Via Ercolano: here once were the Horti Torlonia, today occupied by vegetable garden patches for residen­ts and by the Ibernesi Archeological Park, which contains some ruins of Domitian’s Villa. Continuing down Via Ercolano, you’ll reach Villa Torlonia, restored in 1817 by the architect Giu­seppe Valadier. The main faça...

The village, almost entirely uninhabited, retains the medieval urban structure and architecture of ancient Sardinian rural villages. The 17th-century church of La Maddalena is the result of the expansion of a pre-existing house of worship. It is in late Gothic style, with pointed arches in red trachyte. The former monastery on Bixio Street, inhabit...

Tremosine is made of eighteen hamlets, Campione is just on the right side of the lake, the others are: Ariàs, Bassanega, Cadignano, Castone Mezzema, Musio, Pregasio, Priezzo, Secastello, Sermerio, Sompriezzo, Ustecchio, Vesio, Villa, Voiandes, Voltino and Pieve. Set in the Alto Garda Park, in a varied natural environment, the small hamlets rise amo...

The historical center of Tropea leans out on the Tyrrhenian Sea as a precious casket of history, myth, legend that opens to the visitor. The architecture of the patrician palaces is articulated between suggestive streets and airy wide with the sumptuous portals in granite and local tuff. The churches and the convents, testimonies of the ancient rel...

The Castle has been restored and is now used for concerts and cultural events. The walls were built during the 12th century, while the tower is more recent. It was restored in 1310, then it was abandoned in the 18th century. Entering the old town from the main street, you will see the Oratory of Saints Sebastiano and Rocco, built in 1647 in Baroque...

San Casciano dei Bagni has been famous over the centuries for its thermal springs. Located on the hills of Siena, near the border with Lazio, its urban structure  naturally traces a route that gently accompanies you during the discovering of its most beautiful corners. It is a circular itinerary, like the old town centre, that goes around the hill...

The Parish Church of San Giorgio of Valpolicella, in the center of the Borgo, dates back to the VII-VIII century. It is one of the most ancient place of worship of the territory and it is still in use. The church was built on the remains of former ancient buildings and features three aisles and two contrasted apses. It was restored at the beginning...

Troina is a very ancient city. The first settlements in the territory go up again to the prehistoric period while the first nucleus of the inhabited center goes up again to the IV century to. C. Many studious identify Troina with the ancient Engyon, center of the pre-Hellenic temple devoted to the cult of the Goddesses Mothers. Because of its geogr...