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Places visited in Raiano, Italy
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San Giovanni in Persiceto, Italy

Statua di Re Gino

A bronze monument to his majesty, King Gino.
Imola, Italy

Palazzo Monsignani già Sassatelli

The location where a famous medieval knight was murdered.
Cavalese, Italy

Banco della Reson

The community gathered on this stone table to make important decisions, but it was also the site of witch trials.
Sedilo, Italy

L'Ardia di San Costantino Festival

A wild annual race in Sardinia re-enacts Constantine's victory in Rome.
Palermo, Italy

The Martorana

This mosaic-lined medieval church was built by the world's first admiral and still holds mass in ancient Greek.
Lido, Italy

Vartanush

Armenian monks at an island monastery in the Venetian Lagoon make a rare rose petal jam.
Nemoli, Italy

Lake Sirino

This small but lovely sinkhole lake is the last remnant of a great prehistoric water basin.
Naples, Italy

Gaiola Island

This magical-looking island is notorious for the misfortunes suffered by its owners.
Fagersta N, Sweden

Oil Island

Few would expect the world's oldest preserved oil refinery to be found in Sweden.
Rome, Italy

Ospedale delle Bambole (Doll Hospital)

A hospital where antique dolls are given new life.
Florence, Italy

Il Porcellino

This bronze boar's snout has been rubbed to a golden sheen by visitors seeking good fortune.
San Donato-Moro, Italy

Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

The largest Canadian war cemetery in Italy commemorates those who died in one of the bloodiest battles of the Italian campaign during World War II.
Pescara, Italy

'L'approdo della Nave' ('The Ship Landing')

A galley-shaped memorial to the prisoners of an infamous fortress.
Chieti, Italy

The Warrior of Capestrano

One of the earliest relics of Italian art is this ornately equipped stone soldier.
Pacentro, Italy

Valle Giumentina

In Majella National Park, these stone dwellings harken back to the region's pastoral history.
Bussi Sul Tirino, Italy

Church of Santa Maria di Cartignano

The ruins of this once gorgeous medieval church are still standing, despite the region's constant flooding.
Raiano, Italy

Eremo di Saint Venantius (Hermitage of Saint Venantius)

A holy stone inside this spectacular hermitage is said to have healing properties.
Rieti, Italy

Terminillo's Sword in the Stone

Templar knights fleeing persecution are said to have left this sword in stone as a landmark in 1307.
Bagni San Filippo, Italy

Fosso Bianco

Nestled in the hills of Tuscany are gorgeous, multicolored hot springs.
Sorano, Italy

Vie Cave

This network of roads is one of the most unique Etruscan creations ever discovered.
Rome, Italy

Arco di Malborghetto

The meaning behind this triumphal Roman arch was a mystery until the early 20th century.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Superkilen

An ultra-modern diversity park in Denmark has turned an entire city block electric pink.
Foligno, Italy

Calamita Cosmica

The giant skeleton sculpture is surprisingly well-traveled.
Assisi, Italy

Temple of Minerva

What appears to be an ancient Roman temple is actually a Catholic church.