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Visited the site in early spring it is a quick visit 45-60 min. There are a few small artisans in the ricetto that are worth a visit. In early spring the restaurants were not open. Very interesting perspective into western European life/housing in the medieval...More
Wonderful location, poorly maintained.
The vast majority of shops was closed, dirty streets with ravaged trash bins, dangling electric wires outside the buildings, and the list could go on.
What stood out the most was the overall lack of care in the detail, and the...More
We have been visiting the Piemonte area for as long as I remember 30 years at least and never heard of Candelo!It is a remarkable medieval little town completely unspoilt!It seems that it is more busy on weekends and on specific celebrations!End of November beggining...More
Close to the beautiful Alpine landscape around Biella (and close to both Milan and Turin) you can find this small walled town. Beautiful small medieval constructions, nice restaurants, quiet atmosphere.
Have only been there in the evening when the shops are closed, but have hear there are some nice shops. It is still an amazing place and very well preserved, it really brings you back to the medival era with its ancient fortification. It's also...More
"Ricetto" is a small fortified area located in towns and villages used to shelter products, livestock, farming equipment as local depot and people in case of attacks from enemies. This one is particularly interesting since is the only one to maintain medieval structure as per...More
Very impressive ancient town. Has been restored but, as a result, is virtually 100% complete. Atmospheric: it is easy to imagine Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet being staged here and I understand the old town is often used as a film set. The most impressive place...More