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Brenta Valley Villas

(Venice / Padova)

 

This is a stable - really !

 

 

 

 

 

Padova

(Padua)

 

Donatello, Giotto and S Anthony (Franciscan Patron Saint of the Lost).  

 

 

 

Piemonte

(Piedmont)

 

Alba - Land of the White Truffle (Tartufo Bianco), the Tuber King,  and the best Italian wines.

 

 

Ravenna

(Emilia Romagna)

 

Friendly little town with 1500 year old Imperial churches and Byzantine mosaics, and the best food in Italy.

 

 

 

Certosa di Pavia

(Lombardy)

 

In your face statement of the wealth of the Visconti and Sforza Dukes of Milan, with a football field plus sized rear cloister area bordered by the  cottages for twenty or so token Carthusian hermits.

 

 

 

 

 

Bergamo

(Lombardy)

 

Home of the Colleoni Family and the Capella Colleoni.  

 

Maps of the via Francigena - the pilgrims' road from Canterbury to Rome

 

 

 

 

Passo Cisa (1,041M)

 

Chiaravalle della Colomba

(Emilia Romagna)

 

Cistercian Abbey on the Via Francigena near Fidenza / Parma (seen here with Corpus Domini infiorata)

 

 

 

 

The Alps

 

 

Alpine Passes (with links)

 

Monte Bianco (Mt-Blanc)

4807m

Colle del Gran San Bernardo

(East of Monte Bianco)

2473m

Monte Cervino (The Matterhorn)

(East of Monte Bianco)

4478m

Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo

(South West of Monte Bianco)

2188m

and the Val d'Aosta

 

Col de Montgenevre

(South West of Turin)

1854m

 

 

 

 

 

Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo

 

 

 

Colle del Gran San Bernardo & Monte Bianco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Col de Montgenevre

 

 

 

Val d'Aosta & Monte Cervino (Matterhorn)

 

 

 

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