The smallest town in the province of Perugia, with its 187 people, care a 974 meters s.l.m. and its municipal area is 40 Sq.km.. The center is wheelchair accessible, there are no stairs or steep slopes. The Church of St Peter is accessible with a guide as there is a step of about 5 cm.
“Hillock”, from Latin “podium” and the greek “podion”, originally meant “footboard”: becomes relevant in the Middle Ages the term used frequently in place names and geographical. The second part of the name, “dome”, can refer to its characteristic dome shape (“dome”), is, more likely, of “dome”, that is “put under cultivation”.
The castles of Poggiodomo, Mucciafora, Roccatamburo Usigni and underwent, a vicende age, the domain of Spoleto or Cascia, the remaining 1553 Cascia up under the constitution to Common.
The City was built in Poggiodomo 1809 under the government of Napoleon and, in 1816, was confirmed by the State of the Church and even the Kingdom of Italy in 1860.
The village is accessible to disabled people as you can easily find the paths that have a fund set; recommend, however, the presence of a companion.
Poggiodomo is home to the Environmental Education Center “The Path” (CEA), born in 1996 by an agreement between Legambiente Umbria, Poggiodomo and the Municipality of the Region of Umbria. The CEA promotes environmental education and training in sustainable development through the development of the area and the participation of local community: specifically, they organize workshops, is accessible tours and play sports such as archery. The CEA also organizes summer holidays for children and tourist offers for families and groups, aimed at discovering the rich cultural heritage, environmental and food and wine Valnerina. The accommodation has a room available for disabled access, provided with adequate toilet. The activities are tailored to suit the needs of the subject. For info: 0743.79277 – 338.6384276, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ceapoggiodomo.it, Via del Colle 1, Poggiodomo of Spoleto, 06040 (PG).
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