The defence of Christianity in Europe has its champion in this land. Beato Marco d'Aviano, the Capuchin monk who – brandishing a crucifix – stopped the siege of Vienna by the Turks in 1683, was born in a small house that is still well preserved today in the hamlet of Villotta. Going from the sacred to the profane, Villa Policreti in Castel d'Aviano is a marvellous 16th century building surrounded by a large romantic park, site of one of the most prestigious golf clubs in northern Italy.

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Piazza Matteotti, 1
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