The Fortress Town of Palmanova
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The Fortress Town of Palmanova

Perhaps many do not know that in the southeastern part of Friuli Venezia Giulia a few kilometers from Udine and Gorizia, there is an incredible town with a polygonal star-shaped fortress called Palmanova.  A real "star on earth" built by the Venetians with the probable intent ...

Palmanova, UD, Friuli Venezia Giulia
The Etruscan Coast in Tuscany
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The Etruscan Coast in Tuscany

When you think of Tuscany, the first thing that probably comes to mind are the rolling, green hills dotted with olive trees and vineyards that produce some of the finest wines the world has ever known. You probably haven't considered its coastline much. The truth ...

San Vincenzo, LI, Tuscany