Italy Civita di Bagnoregio

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Massimo Squillace

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Civita is a 2500 year-old town founded by the Etruscans, and the birthplace of San Bonaventura – whose boyhood house has long since fallen off the edge of the cliff. This is because Civita, which is among the most beautiful small towns in Italy, rises atop a plateau of friable volcanic tuff which is slowly but inexorably collapsing due to erosion. This earned the city its nickname of “La città che muore” (“The Dying Town”). Inside the town you will find examples of urban architecture spanning several hundred years.

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