Medieval Towns in the Foothills of the Alps

The title says it all so here are the photos.

Looking across a baci ball court at the lower and upper castles in Asolo

 

This wooden bridge was destroyed in World War II and re-built in 1947 based on the 1569 design of the original bridge.

The walls from the defensive fortification on the hill above Marostica "embrace" the town, as my Italian friend so beautifully described it.

 

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