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Gubbio

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Municipality
Location type: Municipality
Location address: Italia, Perugia, Gubbio
Number of texts: 4
3 stars
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One of the town’s most celebrated citizens is the wolf of Gubbio, who was converted to Christianity by St. Francis of Assisi and whose legend is related in the 14th-century Fioretti. In Hermann Hesse’s novel Steppenwolf (1927) the isolated and tormented protagonist- a namesake of the wolf- consoles himself at one point by recalling a scene that the author might have beheld during his travels: “(...)

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Gubbio is a town and comune in the far northeastern part of the Italian province of Perugia (Umbria). It is located on the lowest slope of Mt. Ingino, a small mountain of the Apennines.

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Gubbio is the destination of the Sentiero Francescano della Pace.

Linked groups: Sentiero Francescano della Pace

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The village Gubbio near Perugia

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