Posts Tagged ‘gubbio’

October 22, 2013

August 2, 2013

THE SHRINE OF MADONNA DEI BAGNI

August 2, 2013

altareA PRECIOUS JEWEL, HIDDEN IN THE HEART OF ITALY celebrated 350 years of life

Father Antonio Santantoni a.santantoni @ tin.it

photo and English version by Benedetta Tintillini

Millions of people have seen it (or glimpsed) passing by, but few, very few know about it. Thousands of people read its name every day, passing quickly on the large E 45 highway, from Rome to Venice and Ravenna, but only few stop, yielding to an impulse of curiosity. The name raises some amazement – Madonna dei Bagni means Our Lady of the Bath – but then everyone can think that it should be one (more…)

Gubbio: The Corsa dei Ceri

July 29, 2013

On May 15th, a party linked to Gubbio’s sacred and profane traditions, dear to the people of Gubbio all around the world

THE MORNING OF THE DAY

5:30am: At dawn the drummers through the streets of the old town go to wake up the protagonists of the race: the Ceri’s Captains and Capodieci. (more…)