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Norcia

Norcia

Why visit NORCIA?

Because after the terrible earthquake that struck it in October 2016, the city has not lost heart and is flourishing again strongly and proactive.
Because, despite the tragic collapse of the Church of San Benedetto, founder of Western monasticism, we are all waiting to see its reconstruction, with the hope that they preserve the dictates of ancient art and the values that the first monk of history spread. Why visit Norcia means to buy norcineria products (art of processing pork, such as ham and various sausages) that are distinguished by their goodness appreciated by everyone, residents and tourists. Few people know that the skilled butchers nursinists, in the past,were even called as surgeons, in the European courts.
Because in June on the Castelluccio plateau, at 1350 meters above sea level, has one of the most striking natural spectacles of the region, the so-called "Pian Grande bloom" with dozens of shades of color, due to the presence of poppies, cornflowers, daisies and lentils, products of excellence in the area.