Castle of Romeo

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Montecchio Maggiore

  • Category: castles
  • Section: Castles
The land of Montecchio Maggiore has been inhabited since the late Stone Age, though it was invaded and occupied many times. Two castles built about 975 are claimed to be the inspiration for the Romeo and Juliet legend. Luigi del Porta of Vicenza set the story here in his novel of 1552.

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Today (5 October)
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23.7 ° C
16.2 ° (min)     24.9 ° (max)
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1024 hPa
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22.8 ° C
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