Montegabbione is an Italian town of 1,216 inhabitants in the province of Terni.
Montegabbione is part of the Mountain Community Monte Peglia and Selva di Meana , is perched on a hill at 594 m . SLM is part of a mountain complex preappenninico bordered on one side by the Val di Chiana and the other from the valleys of Nestor and the Tiber . The encircle the foot of the hill on Torricella Montarale ( 883 m . Above sea level ), Mount Calvello , the hill of the Cross and in the distance the mountains of Cetona , Amiata , Peglia .
The most reliable source of the name of Montegabbione seems to derive from the Latin " Mons capionis " which can be translated as " Mountain of conquest."
In the twelfth and thirteenth centuries during the transition from Latin to Italian , the word " capionis " became " gabionis " translated definitively Montegabbione .
The municipality , which includes the capital over the small towns of Montegiove , Castel di Fiori and Faiolo , covers an area of about 52 square kilometers.
The castle of Montegabbione of private property must be regarded as the first construction dates back to the year 1000 .
The tower of Montegabbione , which dates back to the fifteenth century , it is clear architectural building military , has the base of a truncated pyramid and is squared stone with narrow slits .
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jurek1951 (40949) 2014-01-30 10:52
a beautiful photo of this place with spectacular composition and picturesque details, great view,
papagolf21 (84064) 2014-01-30 11:25
Bonsoir, cher Silvio,
Une petite ville accrochée à la montagne joliment entourée d'un paysage champêtre.
Une ambiance réaliste et fort bien présentée.
cornejo (29371) 2014-01-30 11:29
Ciao Silvio, bella vista di questa città interessante nella splendida posizione panoramica, bella composizione molto ben catturato con un grande pov con bella foto. Quadro interessante con una buona nitidezza, profondità, luce e colore. Molto buon lavoro ben fatto, complimenti amico mio. Grazie per la condivisione di questo bel lavoro.
Buona notte e felice resto della settimana.
Cordiali saluti dal sud della Spagna.
Lord_Of_Chaos (0) 2014-01-30 12:14
Beautiful panorama, I like your choice of pictures you set.
Excellent length and depth of good quality.
Just continue with the photos.
Greetings and all the best :)
tyro (19316) 2014-01-30 12:51
Ciao caro Silvio,
This is a delightful photograph of this little Umbrian town, sitting like so many on a small hill surmounted by its church and tower and surrounded by beautiful fields.
Beautiful light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness best seen, of course, on the full-sized version.
siamesa (27733) 2014-01-30 13:31
Boa noite Silvio
Very nice the view of this town. The landscape is amazing. Very well done.
carlo62 (29483) 2014-01-30 15:24
tempo inclemente e luce difficile, ma sempre un'ottima prova.
Un piccolo paese diradato sul pendio della collina e circondato da altre colline più o meno dolci che, sicuramente, danno il meglio di loro in primavera.
Miguel82 (21778) 2014-01-30 18:19
I like that landscape of hill and a village at the top, dark hues and high definition, what a pleasant scenery, thanks, have a nice evening
Corry (4508) 2014-01-30 20:07
Beau point de vue sur ce village accroché à la montagne. Joli paysage vallonné avec de belles couleurs. Bien fait.
fabbs99 (16147) 2014-01-30 23:12
A nice and interesting view of the hilly town with good sharpness, depth, beautiful light and color. Thanks for sharing this good work.
Nicou (118192) 2014-01-31 2:07
Avec ces chamnps verdoyant quelle vue sur ce village sur sa colline domiante avec l'église qui surplombe le tout sueprbe vue.
Bravo et amitié
snunney (80731) 2014-01-31 3:30
A fine view of this small town crowned by its hilltop church. I like the low light and muted tones.
Graal (96014) 2014-01-31 4:39
very nice town on the hill. Good panoramic composition. Also I like the colors like autumnal. Well note and photo-work.
Have a nice WE.
Golbstone (0) 2014-01-31 5:45
I'm still new on the site and I know a bit about photography.
I would like to meet with you and learn more about photography.
Your picture is beautiful.
Greetings and all the best.
rychem (20885) 2014-01-31 8:59
Beautiful view of this town located on the top of a hill, i like these gentleman hills and the beautiful landscape, well done
Cricri (103145) 2014-01-31 10:16
Ciao ami Silvio
De belles couleurs du paysage sous le ciel gris, la vue splendide sur la ville et le château au sommet de la colline, belle composition
pierrefonds (55728) 2014-01-31 16:14
The length of the fields is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the détails and the colours of the village. «the cloudy sky is giving a good contrast to the colours. Have a nice day.
npecanhuk (62564) 2014-02-01 5:09
Beautiful and pleasant-looking picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, chosen pov and composition are all very good photo qualities!
TFS - congrats,
Enjoy your week-end,
COSTANTINO (52862) 2014-02-01 11:01
bellissima vista di questa regione
con belli colori di inverno