The Fairies of Castelluccio

The Legend of the Fairies from Castelluccio di Norcia, the path of the fairies.

Women of extreme beauty loved to attend parties and dances in Castelluccio, but could remain among men only at night, at dawn tey had to return to their territory. It tells how during a dance at dawn the sun surprised them and they and were forced to flee, and with their goat feet in their mad race, marked forever the wall of Monte Vettore, creating what today is called “The Fairies’ Way “(Fault that cuts the Monte Vettore at an altitude of 2,000 meters approximately).

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