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Discovering the Medieval Hill Towns of Central Italy

In Italy, about midway between Florence and Rome, there are a seriesous of Medieval hill cities and towns. The region doesn’t receive a great deal of attention from travel sites and guidebooks, but it is dotted with places with history that extends back well before Roman times. Many of these towns were built on top …

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The Park of Monsters – Il Parco dei Mostri di Bomarzo, Viterbo, Italy

The Park of the Monsters, or The Sacro Bosco, is the oldest park that we’ve ever ventured into. But with a name like the Park of Monsters, you’d expect nothing less. The Park of Monsters is a dark, forested and moss covered expanse of land. The stroll inside is actually quiet and serene, until you happen …

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