Castelluccio is one locality of the common one of Norcia (PG). The country is found in top to a hill that is risen on omonimous plateau, one of more goes of Italy centers them and inserted in the National Park of the Sibillini Mounts. The height of 1.452 m s.l.m. of ago the inhabited center more elevated of the Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano and of all the Appennines. Of imposing forehead to it erge the shape of the Monte Vettore (2,478 m). The country is found to approximately 28 km of distance from Norcia, and you can come there through one panoramic road. According to the Istat data of 2001, it is lived from 150 residents. The presence of the man in the zone is testified sin from the roman age, with the recovery of some objects in terracotta near the Source of Canatra, in locality Uses. Moreover, in the foundations of a house century was recovered in the centuries passes to you to various going back coins roman to the period of the emperor Claudius II the Gotico (III), and long the road that leads to Pass of Lend, found also the tomb of a roman soldier. The nucleus puts into effect them laughed them to XIII the century, even if some searches stretch to backdate of the foundation. The economy of the country closely is tied to the activity of the pastorizia, than still good part constitutes one of the returns of the inhabitants. To it it goes added agriculture, with the production of typical products which the famous lenticchie of Castelluccio. The tourism is present all the year: in the winter period, the locality of Canapine Pass accommodates systems of gone back working for sciistiche activities, while in the summery period the hiking attracts a great number of gets passionate to you.
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photographer_sg (4414) 2014-07-06 12:01
lovely view of the settlement with the foreground made beautiful by the rows of flowers. Beautiful framing with fine sharpness and lovely colours. Excellent photograph and thanks for sharing it.
have a great new week ahead.
imageme (1790) 2014-07-06 12:44
Hi Silvio, Lovely settlement on the top of the plateau and the rows of the different colour flowers create this awesome scenery. The numerous height of mountains framed the houses well with the endless forests around them. I like the soft light and the tones. It absolutely worth my 2 points. Best regards
nikkitta (17068) 2014-07-06 12:44
So Italian views of a cliff with a bunch of old houses at the back and the impressive fields covered by flower at the front
Well done, congrats
PiotrF (21438) 2014-07-06 13:26
Nice shot of this wonderful place, attractive landscape and view of Castelluccio. Well captured and framed shot of a good perspective.Excellent quality, some good details.
Nice composition. Colors, contrast are excellent.Nice shot.
pierrefonds (69741) 2014-07-06 15:35
The length of the flower fields is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the buildings of the village. The good luminosity is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.
carlo62 (53186) 2014-07-06 15:51
una "cottaemangiata" del tuo feudo.
Bella la base multicolore sotto al Castelluccio, sembra che non eri proprio solo, ma la tua idea è stata scopiazzata da altre 2 o 3 persone almeno....
Ottimo scatto, come sempre, in questo genere hai pochi rivali.
rychem (40607) 2014-07-06 21:38
Fantastic panoramic view,great location of the town onthe top of the hiil and colorful stripes of fields, splendid photo
jjcordier (79297) 2014-07-06 22:25
Première d'une série qui s'annonce près prometteuse d'après ce que j'ai vu sur FB.
Sonata11 (33971) 2014-07-06 22:53
very beautiful picture of this spectacular view. This is very beautiful landscaping. Awesome. Love it. Best regards, Barbara
Fis2 (103832) 2014-07-07 0:09
Good frame and colors.
Have a nice day
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-07-07 0:13
I do hope I can see this with my own eyes one day Silvio.... what a scene! I can see from the cars that the season is now in full swing. I love the colourful stripes that from the FG here.
Nicou (148366) 2014-07-07 0:42
quels champs de couleur superbe image et compo quelle couleur et ces bandes c'est merveilleux superbe.
Bravo et amitié
jhm (157802) 2014-07-07 4:56
This village is exactly a mushroom on the top of the mountain.
Always very pleasant also your picture is very well.
But your picture is wonderful of quality and history.
Sharpness and clarity are pleasant to look at.
Excellent composition and nice presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice week,
Kamilutka (8107) 2014-07-07 5:05
well done for spotting this lovely village and choosing such a good POV to take picture of it. The meadow with flowers in the foreground adds so much beauty to this image! I like this landscape a lot and the fact that the little town seems to be in perfect harmony with the nature around it.
Nice quality work!
Thanks for sharing
Cricri (123694) 2014-07-07 10:46
Ciao ami Silvio
Une belle vue sur le village sur la colline, un joli avant plan fleuri d'une belle saison qui commence a Castelluccio
ourania (49799) 2014-07-07 11:54
che bella la citta in cima della collina, spicca meravigliosamente e con ottima chiarezza nella luce brillante. Mi piace il modo in cui la circondano le ombre e la foresta. C'e gradevole profondita' ed armonia nella tua composizione, i colori sono superbi. I prati colorati sembrano un arcobaleno steso a terra. Complimenti e grazie!
ChrisJ (117197) 2014-07-07 12:18
I like the rainbow of colourful fg flowers and the saturation. They contrast superbly against the olive green bg hillside. The hilltop village makes a wonderful focal point, and the dark trees top left add a welcome graphic element. Tfs!
asajernigan (21427) 2014-07-07 17:11
Lovely composition here with the inclusion of the rainbow fields in the foreground. The off center placement of the village gives the photo a nice sense of direction. The lighting is fine as is the photo's color and sharpness.
macjake (70997) 2014-07-08 9:46
here is another one of your classic Silvio photos :)
nice to see the town sitting up top on the hill, and the really tall steep slopes in the bg too.
attractive colors in the lower fg to give it more life and interest.
enjoy your day
rsabhijith (133) 2014-07-11 21:08
The place and picture are really amazing. However, a better sharpness required here for making it brilliant. Colors blend well, nice POV.