A visit to Villa Manin April 25th 2009 We have made plans to get together today with Aunt Lucine's children and grandchildren, so shortly after 2 pm, Luigino, Evy's cousin, picked us up and took us to cousin Loretta's house where we met up with the rest of them. After this we headed off in two cars to visit a large villa in Codroipo called Villa Manin.
Villa Manin was built in the 1700s and has a very formal symmetrical design with ... read more
Europe » Italy » Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more