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The Roman goddess of Fano set to take up residence at Verulamium Museum in St Albans

The Roman goddess of Fano set to take up residence at Verulamium Museum in St Albans | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

A statue of Fortuna, the Roman goddess of luck, fate and fortune, is being presented to St Albans by Fano in Italy to strengthen links between the twin towns. The six-foot-tall bronze artwork is a replica of the statue of Fortuna that stands in the fountain of Fano’s main square. The Roman town of Fano was originally named Fanum Fortunae, or “the shrine of Fortuna”, the Roman goddess of Fate. [...]

 


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Oh how fascinating - we used to live on the Verulamium estate in St Albans, so we know the statue is going to a good home! Can't wait to hear more about this interesting story.

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How to do Le Marche, Italy, on a budget | theguardian.co.uk

How to do Le Marche, Italy, on a budget | theguardian.co.uk | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Stretching for around 100 miles along the Adriatic coast, with hilltowns to rival those of Tuscany and Umbria, Le Marche is a gorgeous and affordable region to explore, writes Donald Strachan


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What a great article for our favourite area of Le Marche! And whilst you are here, why not come and stay with us at the Hideaway? www.hideawaylemarche.com

 

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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, March 30, 2013 5:17 AM

Great long article, a veritable travel guide to Le Marche. What to do & see in: Urbino, Ascoli Piceno, Ancona and the Conero peninsula, Pesaro, Filottrano. The article is full of great suggestions.

Grahame Edwards 's curator insight, March 31, 2013 6:41 AM

Great to see our lovely region getting some great press - and remember you can stay with us for as little as 55 euros per night per couple - what are you waiting for :)