Earthquake Region Submitting For World Heritage Status


Italy's proposal asks for an Umbrian town and its religious tradition join the list of revered attractions.

This article, written by Nick Squires, appears on The Telegraph.

Attractions in Italy’s earthquake-hit region in bid for World Heritage status

Italy is proposing a hill town in Umbria and a religious festival in the mountain city of L’Aquila for World Heritage status. Both attractions are located in the mountainous centre of the country, which has been hit hard by earthquakes.

The Umbrian town of Norcia, which is famous for its truffles and cured meat, suffered damage last year when a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck. Read more at The Telegraph…

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