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Last on the list today was a town of Radicofani. About 1100 people live in this village with has been restored in the 1990.  The village is dominated by a massive fortress on the top of the hill with a 37m tower.  There are two sets of defence walls at the fortress one pentagonal and […]

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St Martin’s Church

This is the main church in Colmar, built in Gothic style in yellow and red sandstone.  Originally the church was built in Carolingian style around the year 1000.  There are  a number of unique and rare features and ornaments in this church dating back to the 1300’s.  With Sarah Pacini on the horizon we stopped in for a […]

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