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CasalaltaCasalalta is attainable running along the road of Puglia, from Collepepe and turing after around 2 km., and continuing on the provincial road. Numerous archaeological remains witness to Roman occupation; the castle in which many took refuge was attacked and destroyed many times from the XIII century onwards. Further damage was caused by an earthquake in 1587.
Inside the church of St Maria Assunta, built in 1421, frescoes have been well preserved.

The amazing organ was made in 1582 by the Martinelli brothers of Umbertide. Popular tradition said that the name Casalalta back to the Latin "domus alta", however legends refer the name to the workship of Alteo, son of Hercules.

Every year you there's the religious procession in occasion of the Festival of St Liberata (8th August and 1st Sunday in September), that reach the little church dedicated to the Our Lady

Sites of Arts and Culture in Casalalta

 

Casalalta

Parish Church of "St Maria Assunta"

This church was built on 1421, upside the castle structure; it preserves a lot of important frescoes and an organ dated on 1852. The picture on the left represents the fresco crucifix and "Madonna con bambino fra i santi Andrea apostolo, Sebastiano e Antonio abate", is dated on XV century.

va numerosi affreschi di notevole pregio, oltre ad un organo realizzato nel 1852 dai fratelli Martinelli di Gubbio.

L’abside è completamente rivestito da un affresco raffigurante la “Assunzione ed Incoronazione di Maria Vergine” (pittore spoletino della seconda metà del ‘400), composta dalla scena dominante in posizione centrale, attorniata da una schiera di apostoli e da due angeli.

Sulla parete di fondo vi sono due affreschi: in alto una scena di crocifissione ed in basso una “Madonna con bambino fra i santi Andrea apostolo, Sebastiano e Antonio abate, ad opera di un pittore dei primi del cinquecento.

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Casalalta

Parish Church of "St Maria Assunta"

The fresco (particolar in the picture on the left) represents  "Assunzione ed incoronazione della Vergine", by a painter of the XV century.

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