Sant'Anatolia di Narco, a village in the Valnerina
The little town Sant'Anatolia di
Narco is a wonderful medieval village, narrow and retired on a low
hill it maintains unaltered its characteristics of a fortified castle. The old
town centre is surrounded by the ancient walls which opened themselves for the
three ancient gates, that allowed the entrance into the populated centre, and
of which one is still well conserved. Many watchtowers completed the defence
Its origins are age-old. It was one of the first settlements along the banks of
the river Nera. There settled the Naharci, the original
inhabitants of this territory, from whom the river, the valley and the town
Sant'Anatolia took their name.
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