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AssignanoThe village Assignano is attainable running along the road which join Collazzone with Pantalla, and turning left after 5 km., and continuing on a local road (2 km).
The name of Assignano probably derives from "Gens Asinia": there is an ancient tradition, confirmed in documents which date back to the XVI century of terracotta and stone work.
There is a fresco of Jesus Crucified on the entrance gate. The St Vittorina Parish church, inside the castle is built on the ruins of original chapel. In there is a venerated canvas in oils, representing the Madonna, probably a copy of a XV century relic.

 

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Assignano

The castle of Assignano

The name of Assignano probably derives from "Gens Asinia": there is an ancient tradition, confirmed in documents which date back to the XVI century of terracotta and stone work. There is a fresco of Jesus Crucified on the entrance gate. The St Vittorina Parish church, inside the castle is built on the ruins of original chapel. In there is a venerated canvas in oils, representing the Madonna, probably a copy of a XV century relic.

^ The castle walls (view from the inner piazza)

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