Brisighella (2011 trip)

Tuesday, June 14th:
After our lunch in Faenza, we continued on to the medieval village of Brisighella.


We walked through Via del Borgo, a covered street which dates back to the 14th century. This street is also known as Via degli asini (Donkey Alley) for the cover it provided to the many carts and donkeys.


Here’s a photo of Brisighella after playing around with the colors. I forget what program I used now to get this result.

Next, we stopped in Caffè Aurora (the pink building on the right).


Check out this cool espresso machine!


I loved this photo of what the caffè looked like many many years ago…


Brisighella is also known for the Three Hills ~ La Rocca (the Fortress), which you can see here up on the hill:


The Clock Tower:


and The Sanctuary “Madonna del Monticino”:


La Rocca was closed for restoration, but we still enjoyed some amazing views (including the views of the clock tower and the sanctuary above).

Here is a view of the village of Brisighella from La Rocca:


and here are some views of the beautiful countryside:


What a great day!!!  Thank you again Andrea!

Next up – Wednesday ~ a visit to Modena

2 thoughts on “Brisighella (2011 trip)

  1. Hi Girasoli, your photos are very beautiful. the landscape is amazing. I also love old photos of the places I visit. I’ll have to put this little town of Brisighella on my Italy wish list.

    Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful week..


    1. Thanks Kathy! It was a fun town to visit. I read that La Rocca is now open so I will have to go back there myself one day. I also would love to visit the tower and the sanctuary.


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