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    From the sea to the mountains, where life seems to flow slowly, a local travel among the most beautiful villages of our penisola. In small communities, in villages and in the magnificent medieval towns, where strong is the flavour of ancient traditions; between intact atmospheres and a time that seems to expand and find quietness, lie the beautiful pieces of paradise supported by masonry walls, towers and ancient castles.From the sea to the mountains, stretches to the hills, the millennia of history han gave us spectacular and singular buildings scattered throughout the territory. From Piedmont to Sicily, in this event all Italian, go to the discovery of the most beautiful villages of Italy.

    Usseaux, Torino - surrounded by the Cottian Alps, explore the city and the Alpine hamlets of Usseaux, Balboutet, Laux, Pourrieres and Fraisse, among the oldest places in the Valley, where he saith also passed Julius Caesar. You will find yourself immersed in a world on a human scale, where life runs slow. Walks to discover the houses in stone and wood, of unique fountains, public washrooms and bread ovens, who still remember the traditional lived once. And don't miss around the village murals, symbol of the city of Esseaux; There are about forty, the theme of which ranges from country life, the world of nature and animals and fanciful fairy tale characters. Around town don't miss the taste of delicious cheeses including the Plaisentif "cheese with violet flowers", which is produced with milk from the early days of mountain pasture that maintains the essences of flowers.

    Brugnato, La Spezia-Montemarcello Park scenario – lean, home of the herons, the town in the province of La Spezia, is situated on the banks of the river Vara. Along the winding streets of the Centre you can admire the ancient history of the city of which testimony the many monuments and archaeological areas. Walking through the streets of the city will be strong typical scallop flavor, one of the sweets typical of the region. Among brightly colored facades and monuments, don't miss a visit to the ancient Abbey, from which arose then the whole Center, is even mentioned in Imperial diplomas Charles the fat, Otto III and Henry II. And don't miss a stroll on the old medieval bridge crossing the river. Rafting enthusiasts can practice the sport on the River in the beautiful Val di Vara.

    Vipiteno, Bolzano - Dominated by the Tower of the twelve delightful locations along the Brenner pass, is divided between the old and New City, don't miss the spectacle of elegant palaces, picturesque streets of bourgeois business and pitches. With the crowned by Merlons, Reichstrasse, the main street of the city seems a long celebration Hall where you can stroll and admire the shops, typical shops, where you can access the Gothic church of s. Spirito whose main aisle displays beautiful and horrifying century frescoes by Giovanni da Brunico. Reach, on a path through the rocks, not far from the city, the superb Reifenstein Castle, one of the oldest castles that offers unrivalled views across the region. Giglio

    Castello, Grosseto - Surrounded by a massive wall, don't miss the beautiful village of Isola del Giglio, where from the road you can enjoy the view of the sea of the Etruscan and discern, the island of Elba, Montecristo, Corsica and a good stretch of the mainland coast. Miss the narrow streets topped by arches and big steps, and reach the imposing Rocca Aldobrandesca. Along the walls to reach the charming Piazza dei Loins and, further on, to the Casemate, an old defensive position. Passing next to the Town Hall, stop in St. Peter's Church, which preserves a ivory Christ attributed to Giambologna. If you're lucky, you'll find some Islander ready to open the basement to offer delicious wine Ansonaco,.And if you stop in one of the taverns of the town, don't hesitate, order the wild rabbit Cacciatore.

    Castellabate, Salerno – on the coast of Cilento is a charming city centre, a Unesco World Heritage site. Streets, alleys, arches, terraces, buildings, widen streets and interconnecting houses overlooking the grey stone, as a backdrop to the beautiful city that overlooks the costa Bell. The medieval centre is accessed by 5 doors, but the main entrance is from the Belvedere of St. David, a terrace overlooking the sea overlooking the Gulf of Salerno. To dominate everything, don't miss visiting the ancient castle of the Abbot that protected the local population against attacks by the Saracens; look at the underground, according to some legends reach with two fractions marine tunnel in order to allow the escape in the event of invasion of the village.

    Otranto, Lecce-from Porta Alfonsina, revenue in the city centre surrounded by impressive city walls and the historic stone-clad and take the tight alleys that lead to the sea. Don't miss a visit to the delicious Byzantine basilica di San Pietro before reaching the Lady of Otranto, the city's Cathedral, which preserves the beautiful and enigmatic mosaic floor; whose side is the bell tower that once served to sightings. You can reach the Castello Aragonese, advancing threateningly toward the sea with its spearhead and the beautiful scenery that suddenly open up a clean blue sea.

    Cefalù, Palermo-the Cathedral the axis on which revolves around the entire medieval town, important port of the Madonie Park, is worth a visit to important Church, one of the most important symbols of the city. In piazza Duomo, to expect will also Palazzo Maria, which today is home to numerous restaurants and typical shops. Along the narrow streets and winding alleys of the old town, don't miss the interesting handicraft workshops and where you can stop to eat something. Don't miss the Medieval Wash-house, accessed through an elegant stairway of lava rock. Entirely carved into the rock and used until not long ago. And again between portals, shelves that make only the corners of the city, head to the Monte di Pietà, with Baroque stone Portal lumachella. On the second floor are still preserved 18th-century furnishings and a safe that served the most precious valuables deposited. You can't leave Cefalù without a visit to the Museo Mandralisca where is stored the work, portrait of the unknown by Antonello da Messina and finish your walk to the Harbour, where you can enjoy one of the most charming performances, captured by the blue of the sea.

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