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Issime

Issime) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. Its population speak Walser German.

                                               

Issogne

Issogne is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. It has 1422 residents and it is known for its castle and wineries. About a 70% of the local wines are produced from the red Nebbiolo grape, which is native to the nei ...

                                               

La Magdeleine

La Magdeleine is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-west Italy. La Magdeleine is a small ski resort featuring easy slopes, a nordic ski touring route and a snow park for children. It is also a launching base for hand-glider fli ...

                                               

La Salle, Aosta Valley

La Salle) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. The Chatelard Castle is in the town.

                                               

Morgex

Morgex is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. High quality white wine is produced in the area, and it is home to the last few plantings of the very rare pink grape, Roussin de Morgex.

                                               

Pont-Saint-Martin, Aosta Valley

Pont-Saint-Martin ; Piedmontese: Pont San Martìn) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. It is home to the notable Roman bridge of the same name, and to two ruined medieval castles Castle of Pont-Saint-Martin and Cast ...

                                               

Pre-Saint-Didier

Pre-Saint-Didier is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy, at 1.004 metres above sea level.

                                               

Quart, Aosta Valley

The Quart Castle, built starting from 1185 by Jacques de la Porte de Saint-Ours, founder of the Lords of Quart. On the slopes below the castle, near Vollein, in 1968 remains of the Neolithic Vollein necropolis were found. Other sights include a s ...

                                               

Rhêmes-Notre-Dame

Rhemes-Notre-Dame is a mountain village located in the upper Rhêmes valley. It is part of Gran Paradiso National Park. It is surrounded by mountains and glaciers. Despite the presence of some hotels and downhill slopes it still is a natural place ...

                                               

Roisan

Roisan is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. It is located on the left shore of the Buthier river, in the lower Valpelline.

                                               

Saint-Christophe, Aosta Valley

Saint-Christophe is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley. It is located east of Aosta, on the left shore of the Dora Baltea.

                                               

Saint-Pierre, Aosta Valley

Saint-Pierre is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. There are about 150 medieval castles, tours and fortified houses in the Aosta Valley. The main sight is the Saint-Pierre Castle. Nearby, the Sarriod family built ...

                                               

Saint-Vincent, Aosta Valley

Saint-Vincent is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. Saint-Vincent, elevation 575 metres, is a popular summer holiday resort with mineral springs.

                                               

Val Ferret

Val Ferret is the name of the two separate valleys, departing from the Col Ferret on the border between Italy and Switzerland, on the southern and eastern sides of the Mont Blanc Massif. The Swiss valley drains northeastwards towards Orsieres and ...

                                               

Valdigne

The Valdigne is the upper part of the Aosta Valley in north-west Italy. It is traversed by the Dora Baltea, a tributary of the Po. It extends from Derby a frazione of La Salle to Courmayeur, including the side valleys of Val Ferret, Val Veny and ...

                                               

Valsavarenche

Valsavarenche is a comune in the Aosta Valley, northern Italy. It is part of the Unite des communes valdotaines du Grand-Paradis.

                                               

Valtournenche

Valtournenche is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. It is named after and covers most of the Valtournenche, a valley on the left side of the Dora Baltea, from Chatillon to the Matterhorn. Valtournenche is close t ...

                                               

Verres

Verres is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy near Verres Castle and Cly Castle.

                                               

Villeneuve, Aosta Valley

Villeneuve is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy. It lies on the Dora Baltea, a fast flowing river popular for white-water rafting, and some 10 kilometres west of Aosta on the road to Courmayeur and the Mont Blanc ...

                                               

Acaya

The heart of the settlement is a good example of the few fortified villages left in Apulia, and its layout was planned to optimize defense and survival capabilities. The street pattern dates back at least to the 16th century and divides the villa ...

                                               

Accadia

Accadia is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Until the mid-20th century it was just within the eastern frontier of the region of Campania in the province of Avellino. The town occupies a hilltop ...

                                               

Anzano di Puglia

Anzano di Puglia is a small town and comune in the province of Foggia and region of Apulia in southeast Italy. It rises 760 metres above sea level. The town lies along the Apennines, astride the Daunian Mountains at the intersection of two ancien ...

                                               

Apricena

Apricena is an Apulian town in the province of Foggia. It is 42 kilometres from its provincial capital, Foggia, Italy, and a few kilometres inland from the Adriatic Sea. This territory is mainly plain, cultivated with olives, cereals and wine. Th ...

                                               

Arpi

Arpi, Argyrippa, and Argos Hippium was an ancient city of Apulia, Italy, 20 mi. W. of the sea coast, and 5 mi. N. of the modern Foggia. The first name was Argos Hippium then Argyrippa and later Arpi. The legend attributes its foundation to Diomed ...

                                               

Ascoli Satriano

Ascoli Satriano is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It is located on the edge of a large plain in Northern Apulia known as the Tavoliere delle Puglie.

                                               

Biccari

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Romanesque and Gothic church of San Quirico Tower Tertiveri Wooden altar carved and decorated in gold St. Michael 18th century Church of the Annunciation Convent of St. Anthony 1477 Cross roads ...

                                               

Bitetto

The main attraction of Bitetto is the cathedral, dedicated to Saint Michael, one of the main examples of Apulian Romanesque architecture, built in 1335. It has a sober façade divided by false columns with a big rose window. Of the three portals, ...

                                               

Cagnano Varano

Cagnano Varano is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It occupies a commanding position above the Lago di Varano, and is part of the Gargano National Park. The economy is mostly based on agricultur ...

                                               

Capurso

Capurso is a town and comune of around 16.000 inhabitants in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, Italy, located about 6 kilometres southeast of the capital. Capurso has many places to visit, for example the local church.

                                               

Carbonara di Bari

Carbonara contains the Bari Ceglie-Carbonara railway station, as well as the Bari War Cemetery. The cemetery contains 2.054 Commonwealth casualties of the First and Second world wars.

                                               

Carpino

Carpino is a coastal town and comune of the Italian region of Apulia, lying on the Gargano peninsula. The towns name has been linked to the rebirth of the traditional folk songs of Gargano, which have artistic value and deserve to be preserved an ...

                                               

Casalnuovo Monterotaro

Casalnuovo Monterotaro is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. The town is located in the Monti Dauni. It was founded in 1446 by Slavic immigrants from the opposite side of the Adriatic Sea.

                                               

Castellana Grotte

Castellana Grotte is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Grotte means "caves" in Italian.

                                               

Castelluccio Valmaggiore

Castelluccio Valmaggiore is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It takes its name from the caste built here by the Byzantines around 1000 AD Castrum Vallis Maiors, as the fortification commanded th ...

                                               

Castelnuovo della Daunia

Castelnuovo della Daunia is an Italian municipality with 1365 inhabitants in the province of Foggia in Puglia, Italy. The municipality is located approximately 38 kilometers northwest away from Foggia and it borders directly on the province of Ca ...

                                               

Ceglie del Campo

Ceglie del Campo, sometimes simply Ceglie, is a quarter of Bari, the capital of Apulia, Italy. It is situated west of the city-centre.

                                               

Celenza Valfortore

The population has been constantly shrinking in recent years. A massive emigration occurred during and after the Second World War. Numerous inhabitants moved to countries such as Argentina, the United States, and Australia.

                                               

Cellamare

Cellamare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, in Apulia, in southern Italy. The town claims to have been founded by Archbishop Rainaldo in the year 1171. Origin of Town Name: Cella DAmore Primary Industry: Agrarian Community - ...

                                               

Celle di San Vito

Celle di San Vito is a town and comune in the province of Foggia of the Apulia region in southern Italy. Located upon the Daunian Mountains, Celle di San Vito is by far the smallest municipality in Apulia. Unlike the residents of many bordering t ...

                                               

Crispiano

Crispiano is a town in the province of Taranto in Apulia. The town has a population of 13749 inhabitants. It is located in the heart of Apulia, near Valle d’Itria, just 15 km from Taranto. ancient farms. Crispiano is the territory of "A hundred m ...

                                               

Deliceto

Deliceto is a small town and comune in the province of Foggia, from which it is 40.3 kilometres, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Adjacent towns are Ascoli Satriano ; Bovino, Castelluccio dei Sauri ; SantAgata di Puglia ; Candela ; Accadi ...

                                               

Faeto

Faeto is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It is a mountain village lying astride the Apennines and renowned for its prosciutto, an Italian dry-cured ham known as prosciutto di Faeto. Residents o ...

                                               

Ginosa

The most important monument of Ginosa is the Castello Normanno Norman Castle. It was built in 1080 by Robert Guiscard to defend the city from the invasions of Saracen troops. Originally the castle was adorned by three towers and a drawbridge, all ...

                                               

Giovinazzo

Giovinazzo is a town, comune and former bishopric within the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia region, southeastern Italy.

                                               

Grumo Appula

Grumo Appula is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. The town is a few kilometers inland from the port of Bari on the Adriatic Sea and has a population of about 13.000.

                                               

Ischitella

Ischitella is a town and comune in the province of Foggia, Apulia, southeast Italy. It is a centre for agrumes production, on the northern slopes of the Gargano promontory.

                                               

Laterza

Laterza is a town and comune in the province of Taranto, part of the Apulia region of southeast Italy. The Gravina di Laterza, a deep gorge, starts at the southeast edge of the town.

                                               

Lesina, Apulia

Lesina is a town and comune, former bishopric and Latin Catholic titular see on the northern side of Monte Gargano in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

                                               

Lake Lesina

Lake Lesina, situated in the north of Apulia between Tavoliere delle Puglie and the promontory of Gargano, is the ninth largest lake in Italy and the second largest in the southern part of the country. It is about 22 km long, an average of 2.4 km ...

                                               

Marconi-San Girolamo-Fesca

The Marconi-San Girolamo-Fesca, improperly named simply San Girolamo, is a quarter of Bari, the capital of Apulia. The quarter has about 12.900 residents.