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Loreto Patrol walkways Camminamenti di ronda

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Camminamenti di ronda a Loreto,  60025, Loreto, AN, Province of Ancona, Italy. . The basilica of Loreto is fortified in the upper part with a walkway and stone corbels, which support them also with a decorative function; on behalf of Cardinal Girolamo Basso della Rovere the construction was started by Giuliano da Maiano and subsequently modified and completed by Baccio Pontelli in a typically Renaissance style.

The walkways are covered and protruding corridors with a continuous series of vaulted windows around the upper part of the basilica, to allow easy defense in case of attacks - as had already happened by the Turks in a bloody way in Otranto in 1480; the year before in nearby Grottammare and in 1518 in Porto Recanati; the latter attack which caused an order by Pope Leo X for a further fortification of Loreto, which fortunately was never attacked. In the upper internal part of the building and behind the walkways, there are the rooms that were once used as accommodation for the gua…

Alpe di Siusi

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Alpe di Siusi, Alpine meadow in Italy, description Seiser Alm is a Dolomite plateau and the largest high-altitude Alpine meadow in Europe. Located in Italy's South Tyrol province in the Dolomites mountain range, it is a major tourist attraction, notably for skiing and hiking.

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Trentino Alto Adige Trentino-South Tyrol is a region of northeast Italy; its capital is Triento. itravelinitaly.com | Travel is the traveler in Italy : Trentino Alto Adige Trentino-South Tyrol is a region of northeast Italy; its capital is Triento.

Pedaso lighthouse

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Pedaso lighthouse Photo and Copyright By Baldassarri Giuseppe Travel is the traveler in Italy itravelinitaly.comPedaso lighthouse The lighthouse dominates the coast, between gorse and natural vegetation, it rises from the coast on Monte Serrone, to see if you just have to take the scenic road above the "old" Pedaso and even here you will be entranced by the panorama where the green merges with the blue of the horizon right before your eyes. In summer you can take historical-naturalistic routes that from the lighthouse lead to the belvedere and right from the top you can admire the sea, the horizon and grasp the peculiarities of the territory until you get to know one by one the rocks with the most bizarre names given by old fishermen.

Siena is magical

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Siena, Province of Siena, Tuscany, Italy. The historic center of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year.
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Vanvitellian bell tower in Loreto

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Campanile Vanvitelliano Loreto 43.44125, 13.61031, Piazza della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto, Marche, AN. Campanile Vanvitelliano is the bell tower of the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto, in the Marche region. At 75.60 meters high, it is the tallest bell tower in the region. It rises on the left side of the Basilica, rising 75.60 m high. It was built between 1750 and 1754, on a design by the great Italian architect of Dutch origins Luigi Vanvitelli, author of the famous Royal Palace of Caserta. Built in bricks, with white Istrian stone finishes, it is spread over five levels. The two basics, incorporated in the Apostolic Palace, are square in plan; the third has an octagonal plan, the fourth with a circular plan and the fifth consists of the balustrade with the soaring baroque bulb pinnacle. It houses a carillon of nine bells [2] which intone the notes of the "Litanie lauretane". In the octagonal bell cell there is the main bell, affectionately called Loreta, cast in 151…

Palazzo Apostolico (Apostolic Palace) Loreto

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Palazzo Apostolico Loreto, Piazza della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto AN, Italy, 1, 60025 Loreto AN, Italy. The Apostolic Palace in Loreto, in turn, is characterized by a loggia of Bramante style enriched by the genius of Vanvitelli. the Palace is in the shape of an "L", externally the Apostolic Palace rises like a fortress, the only frieze is the access door to the square that was sculpted by Raniero Nerucci, which decoration on the facade of the Basilica and placed after 1580 at his current place.

Sanctuary of the Holy House Loreto

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Location; Santuario della Santa Casa di Loreto, Piazza Della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto, AN, Marches, Italy. Santa Casa Inside is the Holy House of Nazareth, where, according to devotional tradition, the Virgin Mary received the Annunciation. Interior of the Holy House The "house of the Madonna" was formed by three walls leaning against a cave dug into the rock (which is located in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth). According to popular tradition, on the night between 9 and 10 December 1294 the stones of the house of Nazareth were flown by angels. In fact, some studies and documents found confirmed that transport was by sea on crusader ships. In fact, after the expulsion of the Christians from the Holy Land by Muslims, an exponent of the Angeli family, rulers of Epirus, was interested in saving the Holy House from certain ruin, which was, therefore, transported first to Trsat, in today's Croatia, in 1291 and then in Loreto on 10 December 1294. Studies carrie…

Sibillini mountains

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SIBILLINI NATIONAL PARK, Sibillini Mountains, Monte Vettore, Province of Ascoli Piceno, Italy. The magical and enchanted mountains, where according to legend, Pontius Pilate died and where the Sibyl vaticinal future and destiny. The Monti Sibillini National Park has been established since 1993, a unique oasis of biodiversity (wolves, foxes, roe deer, owls, deer, chamois, etc. live in it). Visiting the Monti Sibillini Park represents a unique opportunity to fully relive the charm of the past and discover the treasures that man has been able to preserve over the centuries in a wild natural environment.

The pentagonal tower with Ghibelline crenellation in Ortezzano

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Location; Torre Ghibellina, Via del Forno, 63851 Ortezzano Province of Fermo, FM, Italy. «Evocative village, it rises on the top of a hill slope that dominates the left bank of the river Aso, situated in the middle valley. Proud and full of historical suggestions, it stands at 301 mt. above sea level. The concentration of monuments of historical and artistic interest in the center, in relation to the territorial extension, makes Ortezzano a real open-air museum. It sees its origins getting lost back in time, up until the time of the Piceni (IX-III century BC). The fertility of the territory, already in Roman times, favored the establishment of rustic villas, one of which was identified in the district San Massimo, where a valuable floor mosaic depicting the Four Seasons came to light. From the 8th century, the territory enters the ranks of the Farfensi possessions witnessed today by the monastery of San Silvestro, the Curtis Sanctae Marinae vel Mariae in Ortatiano, and the Curtis of S…

Grottammare old city and its cobbled streets

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Grottammare old city and its cobbled streets Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo by Baldassarri Giuseppe. 
Location: Grottammare AP, Italy. A village of the past with cobbled streets that ooze with history: if you close your eyes you can imagine being in the Middle Ages complete with a dress of the time. Beautiful arches, narrow streets, equal to the point to be confused. A labyrinth for forgetful tourists. Cascade flowers in the balconies of old houses. Booking.com

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Colosseum of Rome

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Colosseo di Roma, Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy. The COLOSSEUM the most famous monument in the world. With its height of 48 meters (157 feet), the colossal elliptical structure has fascinated humans throughout history. Construction of the Colosseum was begun under Vespasian as a symbol of the grandeur of the Roman Empire. It was inaugurated by Emperor Titus in the year 80 AD. The popular name of "Colosseum" is due to a statue ("colosso") of Nero once situated next to the arena. The original name of this ancient Roman sports arena, the largest arena of its kind, is the Amphitheatrum Flavium.
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Theater alley in Porto San Giorgio

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Theater alley in Porto San Giorgio Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo by Baldassarri Giuseppe.

Location; Porto S.Giorgio - Teatro, 63822 Porto San Giorgio FM, Italy. Traveling to discover small towns means immersing yourself in the wonder of hidden territories. The walls that surround them and the alleys that cross them are custodians of an ancient knowledge that is handed down and told with passion by those who live and animate them every day. Booking.com

Large hexagonal tower in Moresco

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I Travel in Italy introduce;  Large hexagonal tower in Moresco Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo OnGoogleMaps by Baldassarri Giuseppe.

Strada Provinciale 63, 3, 63826 Moresco FM, Italy Large hexagonal, I took so many pictures and did not know which to choose, at night lit and beautiful especially far away you can easily notice it in the allocated Moresco. Surely photographed from above would make more. This picture I did at sunset and the tower takes this color so lit by the sun.


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Gate of the Castle in Grottammare.

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I Travel in Italy introduce; Gate of the Castle in Grottammare Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo OnGoogleMaps by Baldassarri Giuseppe. 
Gate of the Castle in Grottammare, Via del Castello, 63066 Grottammare, AP, Italy. The square tower, on the other hand, is rather interesting because it looks like the classic fourteenth-century tower open at the back and reveals a cross-section of the floors where it was fought and those without openings where stocks were stored; surprising to observe how the small part of the wall remained anchored to the tower defies gravity. The walls continue beyond the road going down towards the so-called gate of the Castle. The best-preserved structures are those of the western curtain where there is a pentagonal tower, called strut, from which a section of the thick wall of the fortress originates. The tower is walled on all sides and cannot be visited inside. In the following wall section you can see the headquar…

Torre Merlata and the castle district in Porto San Giorgio.

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I Travel in Italy introduce; Torre Merlata and the castle district in Porto San Giorgio Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo OnGoogleMaps by Baldassarri Giuseppe. 
Torre Merlata, 63822 Porto San Giorgio, Province of Fermo, Italy. Upstream from Porto San Giorgio is the "Torre Merlata" the Castello district, surrounded by recently restored walls, with three crenelated towers and an illuminated walkway and the Rocca Tiepolo, which takes its name from the Governor of Fermo Lorenzo Tiepolo, who made it build in 1276 to defend against Saracen pirates. The Ghibelline battlements have a "swallowtail" top.

The ancient walls of the castle of Porto San Giorgio. > Le antiche mura del castello.

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I Travel in Italyintroduce; The ancient walls of the castle of Porto San Giorgio Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo OnGoogleMaps by Baldassarri Giuseppe. 
The ancient walls of the castle of Porto San Giorgio, 63822 Porto San Giorgio, Province of Fermo. The very panoramic and poetic place located just above the coastal town of Porto San Giorgio, where the view is lost towards the sea or the mountain. It is said that here, in medieval times, Venetian or Dalmatian fishermen settled in flight from the barbarians, who were looking for a place overlooking the sea, safe and easy to defend. I start from the historic center of Porto San Giorgio. More precisely, from the characteristic Corso Castel San Giorgio, which can be accessed from the Largo del Teatro Comunale. The climb begins with Via Girolamo Bonaparte, paved and with small steps, and then continues along Via Cerretani up to an arch with which through the walls of Castel San Giorgio. The ro…

Arco del Diavolo di Porto San Giorgio > Arch of the devil.

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I Travel in Italy introduce; Arco del Diavolo Porto San Giorgio @portosangiorgio Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo OnGoogleMaps by Baldassarri Giuseppe. 
Arco del Diavolo, Via Cacciona, 63822 Porto San Giorgio FM, Italy. Arch of the devil of Porto San Giorgio gives access to the interior of the village. Legend has it, that after sunset, you can't cross the arch, as the devil himself usually shows up and frightens passers-by.

The Gothic Arch in Porto San Giorgio > L'Arco Gotico.

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I Travel in Italy introduce; The Gothic Arch in Porto San Giorgio @portosangiorgio Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo OnGoogleMaps by Baldassarri Giuseppe. 
Corso Garibaldi, 137, 63822 Porto San Giorgio, FM, Marches, Italy. The visits the oldest part of the city, towards the south, along Corso Castel San Giorgio, at the end of the street, crosses a large Gothic arch which, together with the other on the left, belonged to the ancient structure of the port. A pointed arch, proud and solitary guardian of the ancient port. Walking through the narrow alleys of the old town one breathes a soft sea air, with the memory among now vanished noises of ancient crafts the indelible traces of history are clearly distinguished.

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Italy: the most beautiful country in the world. We are in Italy and we know that we have one of the most visited countries in the world under our feet, a unique country, rich in history, culture, natural resources, and a consolidated artisan and gastronomic tradition. Yes an open-air museum, in every corner, in every street, in every small neighborhood hides a piece of history, tradition, and culture. If you can meet the expectations of tourists they will talk about it with relatives, friends, in blogs, share photos and comments on social media, encouraging you to visit the white beaches of Salento, to take a photo in front of the imposing Colosseum, to watch the view from a high altitude refuge in the Dolomites, to be lulled in the lagoon on a gondola in Venice, to taste a plate of freshly baked lasagna in a typical Emilian inn ... But there is more but much more. The Italian Small towns and Borghi villages that tourists should see, large and small, medieval and baroque, perched on high mountains or along coasts. The most beautiful villages along with the boot - worthy of being seen at least once in a lifetime - for the kitchen, the art, the landscape, the history . From Cornello dei Tasso, in the province of Bergamo, a medieval fairytale village where time seems to stand still in Scanno, in Abruzzo, a rural paradise . Up to Marettimo, in the Egadi, a refuge in all senses . Click here for a map.

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