Hidden From Sight: Italian Towns Underwater — Part 1

Sep 24, 2020 223

BY: ANDREA ANGELINI

The Italian Netflix series Curon has brought to light a beauty set between the Retiche Alps and Lake Reschen, located in the province of Bolzano in South Tyrol. This location is right next to the border with Austria and Switzerland. But the town of Curon Venosta is just one of the many Italian secrets: a town underwater, paved with history and legends.

Morasco

We are in the northernmost point of Piedmont, on the border with Switzerland. The province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, known as the ‘Blue province’ and described by the English writer John Ruskin as ‘The Eden of Italy’, lies between lakes and mountains, in a stunning natural amphitheater. The village of Morasco is part of the municipality of Formazza and has maintained important historical roots. 

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SOURCE: https://italicsmag.com

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