Photographer's Note

The town of Labro have great panoramas all around it because its lonely position on the top of a hill placed into the valley.
This link and this other to have a view from the castle of Piediluco toward the town of Labro.

My workshop contains another view of the lake from a different point.


Piediluco is a picturesque town whose name means "at the foot of the mountain". With its appearance which has remained unchanged since the Middle Ages, with its low, small and colored houses, it is really dislocated in the narrow stretch of land which lies between the lake and the mountain.

The lake which takes its name from that of the town is so irregular in shape that it could be an Alpine lake. It is very charming, and surrounded wooded hills. Among these, "Echo Mountain", is distinctive because of its shape which resembles a large cone. This mountain owes its name to the fact that it is able to perfectly throw back a voice.
The back of the village is dominated by the Castle (11th century). Although it is in part in ruins, it remains proud and impressive. Its strategic position often made it the object of disputes between the lords of the adjacent towns.The lake, where canoeing displays on a world-class level take place, is also a much frequented tourist resort, and offers the possibility of practicing various water sports. Every year the "Festa delle Acque" (Feast of the Waters), of ancient origin, during which it is possible to see a nocturnal procession of decorated and illuminated boats, fire-works, concerts of classical music and theater spectacles.

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Additional Photos by Vinicio Tullio (vinicio) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2554 W: 236 N: 3986] (23423)
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