Villa dei Platani
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I continued onwards and began the climb of Monte Amiata and found a delightful track that led me through chestnut woods. Chestnuts are and have been a hugely important resource for this part of southern Tuscany which like Umbria has always suffered from poor soils, poor farming conditions and hardship. Many of the woods are now privately owned and chestnuts are picked for the table, roasted on braziers all over the world. They are also ground into flour, baked into breads, cakes and used as an ingredient in salamis. The trees make building materials and the broken branches, fuel for winter fires, much needed as we rise to metres. To me they make a perfect place to walk, scrunchy leaves deep and abundant, trees with silver lichen covered bark, leaves bright green and translucent yellow, dappling the sunlight, and chestnut husks everywhere. Climbing uphill I hap across a wee chapel, built in the 10th century and still maintained.
But the country goes all out for the holidays, and does Christmas bigger and, we think, better than anywhere else. Gubbio is a fine small medieval town, situated in the region of Umbria, a region located in the center of Italy. It is in Gubbio that San Francis encountered and tamed the famous wolf. Positioned at a height of approximately meters above sea level, Gubbio is located at the base of Mount Ingino, a mountain about meters high. Ubaldo Baldassini, which happens in only two places on the planet — Gubbio, Italy, and Jessup. On Sunday, during the last event of the weekend-long festival, videograp Inside an unassuming Third Avenue chapel, local and cultural history abound under the banners of St.
Gubbio and Christmas have had a common bond since , when on the slopes of Ingino Mount the inhabitants of Gubbio called "Eugubini" had decided to "build", in honor of the local Patron Saint Ubaldo, a Christmas Tree. The Tree is over meters high , with more than green points of light, about multicolored lights and a star of 1. The biggest Christmas Tree in the world is switched every year, on the Eve of the Immaculate Conception, on 7th of December. It remains active throughout the holiday season, until the day of Epiphany, on 6th January, or slightly beyond. On the occasion of the first lighting of the Year, the city of Gubbio organizes a special event in which many important people will participate except for the first setting up, between and ndr.
The biggest Christmas tree in the world