At the meeting point of the roads from Gombereto, Vetteglia, Montefegatesi and San Cassiano is an abandoned church…la Chiesa del Colle.
At some time it must have been a popular refuge for those travelling between the villages. 82 more words
San Cassiano è una piccola comunità alpina nel cuore dell’alta Val Badia. Le Dolomiti con le pareti rocciose del massiccio del Conturines, del Varella e del Lagazuoi sono la cornice alla vita degli abitanti di questa frazione del comune di Badia. 367 more words
Italy abounds in religious processions centred on a town’s patron saint or holy relic, especially in the south. Recently there was a news item in which the priest leading a procession in a Sicilian town was heavily ticked off for allowing it to halt and get the Saint’s statue to bow before the house of a well-known mafia chief (who had apparently also helped to sponsor the event). 557 more words
Saturday was another magnificent day. We started off by walking up to the next village, La Villa. We had no fixed plans and were open to suggestions so we popped in to the tourist information office, which is only open Wednesday to Saturday from 10am till 1pm. 462 more words