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
Christmas Traditions in Agnone
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Christmas Traditions in Agnone

In the heart of the upper Molise region of central Italy lies the village of Agnone. With its just over five thousand people, the tolling of the oldest bells in the world is the soundtrack to winter and ancestral traditions survive.  The village of Agnone is preparing to rekindle the ...

Agnone, IS, Molise