Italy in Photos
Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia
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Welcome to Italy in Photos, where our stunning imagery will transport you to the heart of Millesimo, allowing you to experience the irresistible allure and undeniable charm of this captivating destination: – Millesimo is a charming village in the province of Savona, in the Liguria region of Italy. It is located about 60 km west of Genoa and 25 km northwest of Savona, on the banks of the Bormida river. It is a member of the I Borghi più belli d’Italia (“The most beautiful villages of Italy”) association, and it has a rich history and culture to offer to its visitors. Millesimo was founded in the Middle Ages, and it was the site of an important battle in 1796, when Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Austrian and Sardinian armies in the War of the First Coalition. The village still preserves many traces of its past, such as the medieval castle, the bridge of Gaietta, and the churches of Santa Maria Extra Muros, Sant’Antonio, San Rocco, and Nostra Signora del Deserto. The latter is a sanctuary located on a hill overlooking the village, where pilgrims can admire a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary. Millesimo is also a place of natural beauty, surrounded by green hills and woods, where one can enjoy hiking, biking, horse riding, or fishing. The nearby lake of Osiglia is a popular destination for water sports and relaxation. Millesimo is also known for its gastronomy, which features typical Ligurian dishes such as pesto, focaccia, and farinata, as well as local specialties such as chestnuts, mushrooms, honey, and cheese. Millesimo hosts several festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Chestnut Festival in October, the Nativity Scene Exhibition in December, and the Historical Reenactment of the Battle of Millesimo in April. Millesimo is a village that combines history, culture, nature, and tradition, and it is a perfect destination for those who want to discover the authentic and charming side of Italy.
Strada Provinciale 339 is a provincial in Italy which runs through Millesimo. (Photos 1-2-3-4-4-6) – Via Enrico del Carretto is a street in Millesimo which runs from the outskirts of the town to Piazza Italia. (Photo 7) – Piazza Italia is a public square in the town of Millesimo, in the province of Savona, Italy. It is in the historical centre of the town, and it is surrounded by various shops, cafes, and monuments. (Photos 8-9-10-11-13-14-15) – Via Pontevecchio is a street in Millesimo which runs from Piazza Italia to Via Roma. (Photo 12-20) – Via Giuseppe Prinotti is a street in Millesimo which runs from Via Giuseppe Garibaldi to Via della Fornace. (Photo 16) – Giardino Pubblico is a public garden in Millesimo. It is located on Via Camillo Benso di Cavour, near Piazza Italia, the main square of the town. The garden has a fountain, benches, and trees, and it is a popular spot for locals and visitors to relax and enjoy the scenery. (Photos 17-18-32) – Via Camillo Benso di Cavour is a street in Millesimo which runs from Via Giuseppe Mazzini to Via Trento e Trieste. (Photo 19) – Via Alberto Scarzella is a dead-end street in Millesimo which can be found along Via Luigi Delfino. (Photos 21-22-23) – Via Luigi Delfino is a street in Millesimo which runs from Località Renaldo to Via Giuseppe Garibaldi. (Photo 24) – Via Trento e Trieste is a street in Millesimo which runs from Via Luigi Delfino to Località Monastero. (Photo 25) – Via Fiume is a dead-end street in Millesimo which can be found along Via Trento e Trieste. (Photos 26-27-29) – Santa Maria Extra Muros is a Romanesque church in Millesimo which is located on Piazza Santa Maria Extra Muros. The church was built in the 10th century and later restored in the 1960s1. It has a three-nave interior with a wooden ceiling and a stone facade with a rose window and a bell tower. The church is also known as San Petri da Millesimo, which was its original name in a document from 998. (Photo 29) – Piazza della Libertà is a square in the town of Millesimo. It is located near the historical center of the town, and it is connected to Piazza Italia by Via Martiri della Libertà. The square has a monument dedicated to the fallen soldiers of World War I. The square is also close to the town hall and the main branch of BPER Banca. (Photos 301-31) – Via Giuseppe Mazzini is a street in Millesimo which runs from Via Camillo Benso di Cavour to Via Roma. (Photos 33-34-35-36) – Via Roma is a street in Millesimo which runs from Via Giuseppe Mazzini to Via Enrico del Carretto. (Photos 37-38-39-40)
Millesimo Cusine: – Millesimo has a rich culinary tradition. Some of the special dishes that you can find in Millesimo are: – Ravioli al plin: – which are small, hand-made pasta filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables, and served with butter and sage sauce. – Bagna cauda: – which is a warm dip made with garlic, anchovies, and olive oil, and eaten with raw or cooked vegetables. – Focaccia di Recco: – which is a thin, crispy bread stuffed with fresh cheese and baked in a wood-fired oven. – Farinata: – which is a savoury pancake made with chickpea flour, water, oil, and salt, and cooked in a large copper pan. – Pandolce: – which is a sweet bread with raisins, candied fruits, pine nuts, and fennel seeds, and traditionally eaten at Christmas.
Photo Gallery of Walk 1– Strada Provinciale 339 to Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour
Approximately 1.02 km – 0.63 miles
The walk starts in Strada Provinciale 339 – Via Enrico del Carretto – Piazza Italia – Via Pontevecchio – Piazza Italia – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi – Via Giuseppe Prinotti – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi – Giardino Pubblico – Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour
Photo Gallery of Walk 2 – Via Alberto Scarzella to Via Roma
Approximately 1.33 km – 0.83 miles
The walk starts in Via Alberto Scarzella – Via Luigi Delfino – Via Trento e Trieste – Via Fiume – Santa Maria Extra Muros, Via Trento e Trieste – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi – Piazza della Libertà – Giardino Pubblico – Via Giuseppe Mazzini – Via Roma