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I originally wanted to return to Spoleto to walk the aqueduct but, sadly, the recent earthquake made the bridge unsafe.
The problem is further exacerbated by the fact that the Italian government funds are a basket case and any repairs will be well in the...More
Have seen this from afar twice before as I have driven down the autostrada so it was good to see it close up. Took the escaltors and lift up and then walked on a flat and tree lined walkway to see it. Disappointed that I...More
The access to the bridge was closed when we traveled, but it was still beautiful to look at. Built in the Middle Ages, it very reminiscent of Roman architecture and engineering, but I found it to be more graceful with its tall, narrow arches. It...More
TripAdvisor incorrectly translates “Ponte delle Torri” as “The Tower’s Bridge.” In Italian, Ponte delle Torri means Bridge of the Towers, those towers being the bridge pillars; “delle torri” is plural meaning “the towers.” The “Ponte” is 775 feet long, the “Torri” are as high as...More
The spectacular bridge was until a couple of year ago used to go across the valley for a pedestrian nice long walk. Adler the last earthquakes it has been definitely closed. Important news not always signaled to plan your your stroll!
An amazing 14th century 80 meter high aqueduct that spans the gorge high above Spoleto, at the back of the Rocco Albornez fortress. You can't walk across it now as it's closed, but it's definitely worth taking the escalator up there to enjoy the circular...More
Orivieto was lovely both my husband and I loved it. Assisi was spectacular but full or tourists. Todi was great too with a nice mix of culture, bars, a few shops and restaurants.Tbh we just love Italy so everywhere is lovely... More
Orivieto was lovely both my husband and I loved it. Assisi was spectacular but full or tourists. Todi was great too with a nice mix of culture, bars, a few shops and restaurants.Tbh we just love Italy so everywhere is lovely to us.