Fontaine Maggiore Fountain

Maggiore Fountain

Perugia

The Fontana Maggiore or Fontana di Piazza Maggiore, in IV Novembre square in Perugia (Umbria), is one of the most important monuments of the historic center, exactly on the Piazza IV Novembre, between the palazzo dei Priori and San Lorenzo Cathedral. Designed by Fra Bevignate, the fountain was built in stone of Assisi, between 1275 […]

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Île Maggiore Island - Lac Trasimeno Lake

Maggiore Island | Lake Trasimeno

Umbria

Trasimeno Lake is a lake in central Italy and the fourth in the country for its size. It is alluvial type and is mainly fed by the rains and some torrents. As no emissaries, canal connects, since Roman times, the Tiber. This lake has an area of ​​128 km² and a circumference of about 40 […]

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Orvieto - Cathédrale d'Orvieto Cathedral - duomo

Orvieto Cathedral

Orvieto

Orvieto Cathedral stands on top of the Orvieto hill and dominates the other buildings. The Duomo dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, is one of the most magnificent works of Italian medieval architecture. Gothic style, it is famous for its facade, as well as the St. Brice Chapel – Cappella San Brizio – […]

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Spoleto - Forteresse Albornoziana Fortress - Spolete

Albornoz fortress

Orvieto

La Rocca Albornoz (Forteresse Albornoziana) is a fortress located on the top of the hill Sant’Elia on the city of Spoleto. This is the main bulwark of the system of fortifications built by Pope Innocent VI, to militarily strengthen and make more evident the authority of the Church in the territories of central Italy, in […]

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