Italy: Exploring Gargano

Surrounding the Sanctuary of Monte Sant’Angelo is a beautiful hilltop town. Walking the Old Town As you walk around the old town, you are surrounded by private homes, churches and wonderful eateries.  You really get the sense that in this well maintained enclave, the people who live here are very aware of living a charmingly…

Italy: Monte Sant’Angelo

The Sanctuary of Monte Sant’Angelo is located on Gargano, Italy. It is the oldest shrine in Western Europe dedicated to the archangel Michael. The Legend of the Sanctuary at Monte Sant’Angelo Legend has it that in 490 AD a farmer lost a fine bull. He search all over for his bull.  He climbed the mountain…