Early spring in Montefegatesi

It is officially spring, but the warm weather lately has meant that signs of spring appeared early this year. It was a beautiful day yesterday…perfect for a visit to Montefegatesi, one of my favourite villages. At 842 metres above sea level, it is the highest of Bagni di Lucca’s villages.

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A walk to the Dante monument at the top of the villages is always fun, and the views from the top are spectacular. Spring flowers are popping up all over town.

Montefegatesi cats were out enjoying the sunny day.

Vittorio Emanuele keeps an eye on things.

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I love the old faces and designs carved into the facades.

Dante cuts a fine figure in his lofty position.

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This is what he sees, you would think he might look a bit happier.

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…another lovely walk through Montefegatesi, and some more photos.

I want to go back when this enormous fig tree has fruit.

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