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The pumpkin day in Venzone, medieval village in the northest of Italy. Venzone is mentioned for the first time in 923 AD as Clausas de Albiciones. Local lord had it surrounded by a massive double line of walls starting from 1258. Venzone was acquired by the Patriarchate of Aquileia in 1336. In 1351 it became part of Austria and, together with the whole Friuli, from 1420 was province of Republic of Venice. After Austrian domination, it was annexed to the newly formed Kingdom of Italy in 1866.

The pumpkin day in Venzone, medieval village in the northest of Italy. Venzone is mentioned for the first time in 923 AD as Clausas de Albiciones. Local lord had it surrounded by a massive double line of walls starting from 1258. Venzone was acquired by the Patriarchate of Aquileia in 1336. In 1351 it became part of Austria and, together with the whole Friuli, from 1420 was province of Republic of Venice. After Austrian domination, it was annexed to the newly formed Kingdom of Italy in 1866.

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Back to the Middle Ages. Venzone, Italy.

Back to the Middle Ages. Venzone, Italy.

Santa Maria in Siaris. Domina la Val Rosandra  la chiesa più antica del Carso, fondata (forse sulle basi di una torre) nel 1200. Secondo la leggenda venne fatta costruire da Carlo Magno che avrebbe voluto esservi sepolto. Domina la Val Rosandra, e si raggiunge solo a piedi dal paese di Bagnoli della Rosandra.  Photo: thanks to Christian Pellegrin

Santa Maria in Siaris. Domina la Val Rosandra la chiesa più antica del Carso, fondata (forse sulle basi di una torre) nel 1200. Secondo la leggenda venne fatta costruire da Carlo Magno che avrebbe voluto esservi sepolto. Domina la Val Rosandra, e si raggiunge solo a piedi dal paese di Bagnoli della Rosandra. Photo: thanks to Christian Pellegrin

The Cathedral of Udine - Udine, Italy- . Less than 40 km from the Slovenian border with a population of ~100,000.

The Cathedral of Udine - Udine, Italy- . Less than 40 km from the Slovenian border with a population of ~100,000.

Gorizia Castle, Italy. The castle was built by the Venetians in the late 15th century over a pre-existing fortress known from 1176. It was enlarged under the Austrian domination (16th-17th centuries), later being turned into a jail. Among the people imprisoned here was Federico Confalonieri.

Gorizia Castle, Italy. The castle was built by the Venetians in the late 15th century over a pre-existing fortress known from 1176. It was enlarged under the Austrian domination (16th-17th centuries), later being turned into a jail. Among the people imprisoned here was Federico Confalonieri.

Aquileia -  Roman ruins

Aquileia - Roman ruins

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