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La Fornace Penna

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Address: Scicli, Sicily, Italy

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Montalbano's the Mannara

You may spot this in the distance while on the beach at Sampieri - it's a former brick factory, built in the early 1900s that was destroyed by fire in 1924. It features in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2014
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Coulsdon, Surrey
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Coulsdon, Surrey
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132 reviews 132 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

You may spot this in the distance while on the beach at Sampieri - it's a former brick factory, built in the early 1900s that was destroyed by fire in 1924. It features in the Inspector Monalbano series and is a very striking ruin.

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Giarratana, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

PISCIOTTO or FORNACE PENNA is a so-called industrial archeology monument standing on a minuscule promontory dominating the bay of Sampieri, a charming and renamed locality in the RAGUSA PROVINCE. It's a former factory with an high chimney stack, ruined by a fire and never restored. Rumors tells about a mobsters revenge as the reason of the fire. Anyhow, it's majestic... More 

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