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Itinerari Della Bellezza
Intermediate
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Four documentaries created by RAI Culture (Italian public television) explore the regions of the Alto Adige, Umbria, Abruzzo, and Basilicata. The viewer is treated to breathtaking landscapes, and the narrator provides historical background to the many architecturally significant places that are visited. Richly ornamented Romanesque churches are featured, including places associated with St. Francis of Assisi (1181/2 - 1226).

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Itinerari Della Bellezza - Umbria - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

There are so many beautiful spots in Italy. Umbria is next on our list!

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Umbria - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

This segment shows us the Abbey of Saints Felix and Maurus as well as Norcia, the birthplace of Saint Benedict. Little remains of the cathedral after the earthquake in 2016. Here are some photos of what has remained.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Umbria - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We're still in the area of the Nera river valley, and there are plenty more beautiful sights to see.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Umbria - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Abbey of Saint Eutizio is featured in this segment. It was largely destroyed in the earthquake of October 31, 2016. Its reconstruction is in the planning stage.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Umbria - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Cascia and Visso are explored in this segment. The narrator makes the point that Umbria is the land of saints, naming: Saints Francis, Clare, Benedict, and Rita.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Umbria - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The series on Umbria ends with amazing landscape shots of Castelluccio, including fields of poppies, cornflowers, and lentil flowers. Castelluccio's lentils are justly renowned.

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