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Castelluccio di Norcia

Castelluccio di Norcia
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Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio2006) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4566 W: 106 N: 6071] (54757)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2002-03-08
Categories: Nature
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-04 9:09
Viewed: 1378
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Castelluccio is one locality of the common one of Norcia (PG). The country is found in top to a hill that is risen on omonimous plateau, one of more goes of Italy centers them and inserted in the National Park of the Sibillini Mounts. The height of 1.452 m s.l.m. of ago the inhabited center more elevated of the Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano and of all the Appennines. Of imposing forehead to it erge the shape of the Monte Vettore (2,478 m). The country is found to approximately 28 km of distance from Norcia, and you can come there through one panoramic road. According to the Istat data of 2001, it is lived from 150 residents. The presence of the man in the zone is testified sin from the roman age, with the recovery of some objects in terracotta near the Source of Canatra, in locality Uses. Moreover, in the foundations of a house century was recovered in the centuries passes to you to various going back coins roman to the period of the emperor Claudius II the Gotico (III), and long the road that leads to Pass of Lend, found also the tomb of a roman soldier. The nucleus puts into effect them laughed them to XIII the century, even if some searches stretch to backdate of the foundation. The economy of the country closely is tied to the activity of the pastorizia, than still good part constitutes one of the returns of the inhabitants. To it it goes added agriculture, with the production of typical products which the famous lenticchie of Castelluccio. The tourism is present all the year: in the winter period, the locality of Canapine Pass accommodates systems of gone back working for sciistiche activities, while in the summery period the hiking attracts a great number of gets passionate to you.

Castelluccio Ŕ una frazione del comune di Norcia (PG).
Il paese si trova in cima ad una collina che si eleva sull'omonimo altopiano, uno dei pi¨ vasti dell'Italia centrale ed inserito nel Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini. L'altezza di 1.452 m s.l.m. ne fa il centro abitato pi¨ elevato dell'Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano e di tutti gli Appennini. Di fronte ad esso si erge imponente la sagoma del Monte Vettore (2.478 m). Il paese si trova a circa 28 km di distanza da Norcia, ed Ŕ raggiungibile attraverso una strada panoramica. Secondo i dati Istat del 2001, Ŕ abitato da 150 residenti.
La presenza dell'uomo nella zona Ŕ testimoniata sin dall'epoca romana, con il rinvenimento di alcuni oggetti in terracotta presso la Fonte di Canatra, in localitÓ Soglio. Inoltre, nelle fondamenta di una casa furono rinvenute nei secoli passati diverse monete romane risalenti al periodo dell'imperatore Claudio II il Gotico (III secolo), e lungo la strada che conduce a Forca di Presta, si trov˛ anche la tomba di un soldato romano. Il nucleo attuale risale al XIII secolo, anche se alcune ricerche tendono a retrodatarne la fondazione.
L'economia del paese Ŕ strettamente legata all'attivitÓ della pastorizia, che ancora costituisce una buona parte degli introiti degli abitanti. Ad essa va aggiunta l'agricoltura, con la produzione di prodotti tipici quali le famose lenticchie di Castelluccio. Il turismo Ŕ presente tutto l'anno: nel periodo invernale, la localitÓ di Forca Canapine ospita impianti di risalita funzionanti per attivitÓ sciistiche, mentre nel periodo estivo l'escursionismo attrae un gran numero di appassionati.

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Wow! I feels like I'm on top of the world, high above the clouds. Awesome capture with good lighting and dof with nice details. Well done, tfs.

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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 736 W: 13 N: 634] (21244)
  • [2013-01-04 9:25]

Splendid photo, superbly taken landscape seen from above the clouds, nice soft colors

Wonderfull picture, Silvio.
Very colourfull scenery. Well presented.

Ciao Silvio
fine high POV for beautiful view above the low clouds. perfect depth and sharpness of curved mountains. fabulous colors.

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2013-01-04 10:28]

Hi Silvio,
A lovely perspective from such a height with thick clouds beneath us and the village just in the base of the mountain. A dreamy like atmsophere! Perfect light management and such a neat and sharp presentation.

Francis Xavier

Boa tarde Silvio,
BelÝssima imagem, cheia de luz e cor. O vialrejo no centro Ú um brinde especial para nossos olhos.
Um abrašo,

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  • suzley Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1833 W: 317 N: 3045] (23928)
  • [2013-01-04 11:07]

Hi Silvio.

Top o' the world Ma.....truly amazing sight.

Stv ;0))

Hi Silvio,

The distance between the clouds and the mountains is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the mountains. The light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.


Hello Silvio, what an amazing PoV looking across the tops of the clouds towards the distant hills, beautiful in their colours.You have shown us the terrain, all the dips and hollows just as they are.
The little village is the perfect focal point.
Tfs, regards Jean.

The mood is great and so as the POV in this shot, Silvio!
Light and exposure are just brilliant and colors are natural.
Good shot all in all!

Have a nice weekend.


Beautiful landscape with great light and ideal pov. Nice job

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2013-01-04 22:32]


Avec la nappe de brume quelle vue sur ce village, quel effet trŔs trŔs beau traitement et image fantastique vue et ocmpo.
Bravo et amitiÚ

Ciao Silvio,
Fantastic almost surreal presentation, well done MF.

Ola Silvio
Bellissimo...a good composition wit a softness of colors and mood. Fine sharpness and a magic view
um abrašo

The vision of a super-man, I wonder where were you when you took those pictures, you seem to be in a very high place above the clouds, of you simply are the Super-Man,
Amazing my friend, outstanding.
All good, the image and the notes,

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