danielpier's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Unusual adventures and hidden discoveries. Explore our 2018 trips now »
Leaderboard Highlights
danielpier's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Chiusdino, Italy
Loading map...
Antequera, Spain

Torcal de Antequera

Rare karst landscape eroded from a flat seabed.
37.0194, -4.5629
Eisriesenwelt
Werfen, Austria

Eisriesenwelt

The largest ice cave in the world is thought to be the entrance to hell according to Austrian legend.
47.5043, 13.1904
Huesca, Spain

Congost de Mont-rebei

A breathtaking canyon offers stunning views and frightful pathways through an ecological paradise.
42.0775, 0.6808
Hamnøy Reien, Lofoten.
Røst, Norway

Lofoten Temperature Anomalies

A surprisingly pleasant getaway in the Arctic Circle.
67.5175, 12.1176
Grenen
Skagen, Denmark

Grenen

The northernmost point in Denmark is a turbulent sandbar created by two clashing seas.
57.7439, 10.6475
Abbey of San Galgano
Chiusdino, Italy

Abbey of San Galgano

These gutted monastery ruins still stand proudly in the middle of the Italian countryside.
43.1495, 11.1552
Temple of Valadier
Genga, Italy

Temple of Valadier

This domed temple was built in a hidden cave mouth as a refuge for sinners seeking absolution.
43.4338, 12.9428
The Monsters of Bomarzo
Bomarzo, Italy

The Monsters of Bomarzo

A 16th-century horror show built in a lovely Italian garden.
42.4910, 12.2462
Civita di Bagnoregio
Civita, Italy

Civita di Bagnoregio

This quaint Italian town keeps losing ground as the sides of its plateau slowly erode.
42.6278, 12.1140
Valle dei Mulini
Sorrento, Italy

Valle dei Mulini (Valley of the Mills)

An Italian crevasse filled with abandoned buildings gives visitors a look at the world without humans.
40.6247, 14.3756
Castel del Monte
Andria, Italy

Castel del Monte

Geometry and mystery come together in an epic show of octagonal masonry.
41.2252, 16.2909
(Flickr/Elizabeth Thomsen)
Alberobello, Italy

Alberobello

Southern Italy's spinning top village.
40.7862, 17.2376
Basilica San Nicola
Bari, Italy

Manna of St. Nicholas of Bari

A dead saint, a deadly poison, and a mysterious holy ooze.
41.1171, 16.8719
Decrepit structures in the medieval village
Province of Matera, Italy

The Village of Craco

An Italian hillside ghost town.
40.3788, 16.4400
San Gimignano, Italy

Towers of San Gimignano

These medieval skyscrapers dominate the skyline of this small Tuscan town.
43.4676, 11.0431
The sword in the stone.
Chiusdino, Italy

The Sword in the Stone at Montesiepi Chapel

This sword isn't waiting for a king to pull it out. It was placed there by a saint.
43.1506, 11.1550
Rocca Calascio
Calascio, Italy

Rocca Calascio

What looks like a link in Gondor's early warning system is actually a centuries-old Italian fortress.
42.3295, 13.6888
Bosco Italia
Norcia, Italy

Bosco Italia

A map of Italy made entirely of trees.
42.8154, 13.1969
The Atlantic Ocean Road on the west coast of Norway.
Averøy, Norway

Atlantic Road

A serpentine highway twists and turns over the treacherous Norwegian Sea.
63.0201, 7.3585