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Linescio: village of terraces

Dutly Bondietti Nicoletta, 6675 Cevio,
Skills of a rural culture

More than 25 km of dry stone walls which created the monumental terraced landscape was a task of Herculean proportions. The terraces at Linescio are impressive evidence of human ingenuity and how hard work can mould nature in order to cultivate the steep slopes of mountains.

For several decades the terraces were abandoned when cultivation ceased. A revival project p...
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Dutly Bondietti Nicoletta, 6675 Cevio
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