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Selva di Val Gardena, Italy

by WCC on February 8, 2013

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Selva is a ski area in Val Gardena, hence the name Selva di Val Gardena. Val Gardena itself is a 25km long valley of Val d’Isarco and is located north-west of the summits of the dolomites. It stretches from the Sella mountain range to Ponte Gardena and Passo Sella and Gardena. The place boats a purely natural landscape and beautiful scenery and several activities suitable for the young as well as the old. Selva Gardena is set among the mountains,

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Puez, Sella massif and Saaolungo, in the Dolomites landscape. Winter sports, particularly skiing and snowboarding, are the purest art form in Selva Gardena.

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Treviso, Italy

by WCC on June 8, 2012

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Treviso, on Venetian Trevixo, is a city and administrative center of the province of Treviso in the region of Veneto in Italy. The city has 82,807 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) and lies approximately 40 kilometers northeast of Padua, and about 30 kilometers north of Venice. Treviso is situated at the confluence of Botteniga and Sile in the Venetian plain. The average height is about 15m asl.

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The city Tarvisium was 49 BC, Roman municipium (recognition of city status). But already in prehistoric times was the same place a Bronze Age settlement. In the year 396 the first time the existence of the bishopric is mentioned. Among the Goths and later the Lombards, the Treviso made ​​a duchy, the city witnessed a first golden age. 539 succeeded in the Eastern Roman general Belisarius, the temporary reconquest of Treviso in the wake of the conquest of Ostgotenreichs, but already in 540 the Goths conquered it again. Even 568 or 569, the city was Lombard, as the majority of northern Italy. The diocese has 602 after the Lombards Padua had conquered, to extend its jurisdiction into the territory of Padua. [click to continue…]

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Orvieto, Italy

June 8, 2012

Orvieto is a city with 21,130 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) in southwestern Umbria in the province of Terni, Italy. The entire town is on a rocky plateau of tuff built. This city is a maze of rock basements, hallways and huge tanks through it, from which a small portion was re-opened for the […]

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Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy

June 8, 2012

Santa Margherita Ligure, the pearl of Tigullio, is a town with 9915 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) in the province of Genoa. It has the reputation of a small elegant chic harbor town on the Riviera di Levante. In the native environment, they will just simply Santa (Holy) called. Santa Margherita Ligure is located […]

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Assisi, Italy

June 8, 2012

Assisi is a town with 28,143 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) in central Italy, Umbria, near the regional capital of Perugia. She is the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi (also St. Francis), the founder of the Friars Minor (now Franciscans or Minorites) and the St. Clare, the foundress of the Poor Clares. The […]

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Modena, Italy

June 7, 2012

Modena is a northern Italian university town with 184 663 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010), at the southern edge of the Po Valley located. She is a modern industrial city with a historic center (Centro Storico). It is located in the region Emilia-Romagna and is the capital of the province of Modena. The University, […]

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