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The bread ovens

Maiolo

    These can be found all over by following road signs. They should ideally be visited during the Bread Festival at the end of June when they are all open.

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    Church of San Rocco

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      Situated on the north side of the rocky spur, it hosts scout groups and other visitors. Inside it has a precious 16th-century fresco. A delightful foot path leads from here to the fortress.

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      Church of Sant’Apollinare

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        In the village of Poggio, it was built based on the early 15th-century churches of San Leo. After a landslide in the 18th century, the small temple became part of a larger church dedicated to St. Blaise. Bearing witness to its age are…

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        Church of Santa Maria di Antico

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          Beyond Ponte Baffoni is the village of Antico and this temple, with essential lines adorned by a delightful portal and elegant rose window. Dedicated to Our Lady of Graces it welcomes the faithful with the loving embrace of a compassionate…

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          Maiolo Fortress

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            Its strategic position means it has lost none of its charm. It bears witness to an intense period in the Middle Ages and Renaissance when it was a defensive bulwark. Yet it met a tragic end, as did the village that stood on…

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