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Petrarca Museum, Arqua Petrarca, Veneto, Italy
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This town near Padova has retained its medieval feel, as well as memories of the Italian poet Petrarch (1304-74), author of the Canzoniere, the first major lyric work written in Italian. In this poem the writer immortalised his love for Laura de Noves whom he met in Avignon. Unfortunately for the poet, his love remained unrequited and shortly afterwards the young woman died of the plague.

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  • Petrarch's house Interesting

    I - 35032 Arquà Petrarca

    The poet lived and died in this house, which still has its original 16C frescoes and coffered ceiling. Exhibits include memorabilia of the poet (who rests in a pink marble tomb on the church square), together with autographs of famous visitors, inclu..

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  • Villa Del Poeta

    Via Zane 5 I - 35032 Arqua Petrarca

    Immersed in the Colli Euganei Regional Park, Villa Del Poeta offers panoramic countryside views, just outside the medieval town of Arquà Petrarca. All air-conditioned rooms come with flat-screen satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The Villa's restaurant fe..

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  • La Montanella Very comfortable restaurant 

    via dei Carraresi 9 I - 35032 ARQUA' PETRARCA

    Rediscovered old dishes and fine wine, in the elegance of an establishment in a beautiful panoramic location, in the medieval village immortalised by the famous poet's stay there.

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