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ID#1406 Castel Sant' Angelo

Categories:
Historic Monument; Museum, Gallery or Visitor Centre
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Indoor
Portability:
Permanent

photo: Labyrinthos

Address:
Rome
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Occupying the floor of the treasury of the Castel Sant' Angelo, this labyrinth was constructed during restoration of the building carried out by Pope Paul III.
Schedule:
The labyrinth can be viewed on guided tours of the Castel, but cannot be walked.
Type:
Medieval
7 circuit medieval type.
Material:
Red & yellow bricks inset into the floor.
Builder:
Gerolamo de Milano
Size:
5.94 metres
Date installed:
1546

ID#1657 Nora

Categories:
Historic Monument
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: Jeff Saward/Labyrinthos

Address:
near Pula
SW of Cagliari, Sardinia
Italy
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Directions/notes:
In-situ on the floor of the Roman Temple amongst the ruins of Nora
Schedule:
Open daily from 9am - 1 hour before sunset
Admission:
Entry fee to ruins and/or Pula museum
Type:
Roman
Only a small fragment is preserved - the exact design is impossible to determine.
Material:
Mosaic
Date installed:
c.200 CE

ID#1404 Volterra Cathedral

Categories:
Church or Place of Worship
Availability:
By appointment
Situation:
Indoor
Portability:
Portable

photo: Labyrinthos

Address:
Volterra
Italy
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Directions/notes:
This labyrinth, formed of coloured wooden inlay on a lectern, is preserved in the Cathedral Museum and is not on general display.
Type:
Medieval
11 circuit medieval type, but square.
Material:
Wooden inlay on lectern
Builder:
Andreoccio & Antonio of Sienna
Size:
35 cm - 14 inches square
Date installed:
between 1388 - 1404 CE

ID#5332 Church of San Francesco

Categories:
Historic Monument
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Indoor
Portability:
Permanent

Address:
Piazza Regina Margherita
Alatri 03020 (FR)
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Situated in a tunnel of the cloister of S. Francesco, this fresco of Christ in Glory in the centre of a large labyrinth was rediscovered in 1996.
Contact:
Council of Alatri - FR Public and Culture department
Phone: +39 0775448378
Email: culturaeturismo@comune.alatri.fr.it
Web:
http://www.comune.alatri.fr.it
Schedule:
The labyrinth is open daily: 10.00 am - 13.00 and 16.00 - 19.00 pm.
Admission:
1 euro
Type:
Medieval
11 circuit
Material:
Fresco
Builder:
Unknown
Size:
1.5 meters diameter
Date installed:
Middle Ages - 12 to 14th century
GPS:
41 43' N° Lat.; 13 20' E° Long.

ID#6676 Basilica di San Petriono

Categories:
Church or Place of Worship; Historic Monument
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Indoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: copyright Giovanni Paltrinieri

Address:
Piazza Galvani 5
Bologna 40124
Italy
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Directions/notes:
A small floor tile decorated with a labyrinth is situated at the rear of the (locked) Chapel of San Sebastian, but is very difficult to see.
Web:
http://www.basilicadisanpetronio.it
Schedule:
Open daily 07:45 - 14:00 and 15:00 to 18:00, but check website for opening hours on festivals and holidays.
Admission:
A fee is payable to view the chapel
Type:
Medieval
unusual 11-circuit design
Material:
Glazed faience tile
Builder:
Pietro Andrea Sellini
Date installed:
1487

ID#6678 Castello di Canossa

Categories:
Public Open Space
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: Jeff Saward/Labyrinthos

Address:
Strada Provinciale 73
Canossa 42263
Italy
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Directions/notes:
The Cuore di Matilde labyrinth is situated beside the road, just below and 50 metres east of the castle of Canossa.
Contact:
Email: mario_bernabei@libero.it
Web:
http://www.andareacanossa.it
Schedule:
Always open
Type:
Contemporary
Heart labyrinth
Material:
Rock or Garden
Designer:
Selma Sevenhuijsen
Builder:
Mario Bernabei and Selma Sevenhuisen
Date installed:
201*

ID#4787 Parco Nazionale delle Incisioni Rupestri

Categories:
Historic Monument; Museum, Gallery or Visitor Centre
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: Jeff Saward/Labyrinthos

Address:
Naquane
Capo di Ponte, Val Camonica 25044
Italy
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Web:
http://www.parcoincisioni.capodiponte.beniculturali.it/
Schedule:
See website for opening hours
Admission:
Admission fees are payable, see website for details
Type:
Classical
Material:
Rock carved petroglyph
Date installed:
early Iron Age, c.1000 - 800 BCE?
GPS:
46 deg. 01' 32"° Lat.; 10 deg 20' 5"° Long.

ID#6314 Comune di Castel di Tora, Riserva Naturale dei Monti Navegna e Cervia

Categories:
National, Country or State Park; Public Open Space
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Address:
Monte Antuni
Castel di Tora
Italy
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Contact:
Comune Castel di Tora
Phone: 0765/716313
Web:
http://www.comune.castelditora.ri.it/
Schedule:
Call for availability
Type:
Classical
Material:
Rock or Garden
Designer:
Renata Garutti
Builder:
Renata Garutti and friends
Size:
11 meters diameter
Date installed:
June 28, 2015

ID#7253 Lava Labyrinth

Categories:
Public Open Space
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Temporary

Photo: Rory Jackson

Address:
Mount Etna
Catania, Sicily
Italy
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Availability:
visible until the next eruption!
Directions/notes:
situated in a small crater near the top of Mt. Etna. Presumably built recently by tourists and destined to disappear at the next major eruption!
Type:
Other
Spiral labyrinth
Material:
lava blocks

ID#6631 Snow Labyrinth

Categories:
Artistic Installation; Public Open Space; Tourist Attraction
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Temporary

Address:
Chamois
Italy
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Contact:
André Navillod
Phone: +39 338 58 38 015
Email: andre@navillod.it
Web:
http://gian.mario.navillod.it/labirinto-delle-donne-2016/
Schedule:
Always open
Type:
Medieval
Material:
Snow
Builder:
Gian Mario Navillod
Date installed:
March 8, 2016

ID#6679 Campanine

Categories:
Historic Monument; Public Open Space
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: Jeff Saward/Labyrinthos

Address:
Cimbergo, Val Camonica 25050
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Two labyrinth carvings (amongst many other petroglyphs) are situated in a ravine south of the village of Cimbergo. Walking trails lead down the hillside from the road next to a parking lot and signboards mark the locations of the petroglyphs, although some are hard to find.
Type:
Classical
7-circuit with entrance embelishment
Material:
Rock carved petroglyph
Size:
21 x 18 cm.
Date installed:
early Iron Age, c.1000 - 800 BCE?

ID#6126 Chiesa di S. Leonard

Categories:
Church or Place of Worship; Historic Monument
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: Jeff Saward/Labyrinthos

Address:
Via Regina Elena
Colli a Volturno IS
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Carved on a block of stone inset high on the front wall of the chapel, visible from the street.
Web:
http://
Schedule:
Always open
Type:
Classical
Size:
c.24 x 18 cm.
Date installed:
Age uncertain, but certainly medieval

ID#1403 San Benedetto Monastery

Categories:
Church or Place of Worship; Historic Monument
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

photo: Labyrinthos

Address:
Via San Benedetto
Conversano 70014
Italy
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Directions/notes:
This unusual labyrinth is carved at the top of a pillar in the cloister of the monastery. Currently closed for restoration works.
Web:
https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monastero_di_San_Benedetto_(Conversano)
Schedule:
Currently closed for restoration works
Type:
Classical
7 circuit classical
Material:
Stone carving
Size:
c. 30 cm.
Date installed:
possibly 12th century CE?

ID#7128 Centro Olistico Terra di Luce

Categories:
Retreat or Conference Centre
Availability:
Private
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Address:
Via Fuori le Mura 10
Corvaro - Borgorose (Rieti) 02020
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Chakra vyuha Labyrinth with rocks and crystals
Contact:
Liliana Cozza
Phone: 0746/306529
Email: info@terradiluce.org
Web:
http://www.terradiluce.org
Schedule:
Call for availability
Private owners:
Liliana Cozza and Luciano Engaldini
Type:
Classical
Chakra vyuha labyrinth
Material:
Rock or Garden
Designer:
Renata Maria Luigia Garutti
Builder:
Terra di Luce
Size:
7 meters diameter
Date installed:
April 22, 2017

ID#6677 Cremona Archeological Museum

Categories:
Historic Monument; Museum, Gallery or Visitor Centre
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Indoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: Jeff Saward/ Labyrinthos

Address:
via San Lorenzo, 4
Cremona 26100
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Originally located in a villa on the Via Cadolini, the mosaic is part of an extensive pavement now displayed in the Cremona Archaeological Museum.
Web:
http://musei.comune.cremona.it/index.php
Schedule:
Tuesday to Sunday: 9 am - 1 pm. Public holidays: 9 am - 1 pm. Closed Mondays. Check website for holiday opening hours.
Admission:
3 Euro
Type:
Roman
9-circuit double meander type
Material:
Mosaic
Size:
1.4 x 1.1 metres
Date installed:
early 1st century CE

ID#4046 BlessYou

Categories:
Private Garden or Property; Retreat or Conference Centre
Availability:
Private
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Address:
via Monticino 6
Dozza Imola 40060
Italy
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Directions/notes:
A portable 11 Circuit Chartres canvas labyrinth is also available for rent. Fee for service workshops (3 hr) are also offered
Contact:
Lucia Giovannini
Phone: +39 3771184138
Email: lucia@blessyou.it
Web:
http://www.blessyou.me
Type:
Classical
Material:
Rock or Garden
Designer:
Lucia Giovannini
Builder:
Lucia Giovannini
Size:
15 meters
Date installed:
October 2009

ID#5328 Fondazione Franco Maria Ricci

Categories:
Museum, Gallery or Visitor Centre; Private Garden or Property; Tourist Attraction
Availability:
By appointment
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Portable

Address:
Strada Masone 125
Fontanellato
Italy
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Contact:
Franco Maria Ricci
Phone: 0521827081
Email: ricci@masone.parma.it
Web:
http://www.francomariaricci.com
Private owners:
The labyrinth will open to the public in 2014
Type:
Maze
Designer:
Franco Maria Ricci/Davide Dutto
Builder:
Franco Maria Ricci
Size:
80,000 square metres
Date installed:
2014

ID#6069 Dedalove asd

Categories:
Camp Grounds and Recreation Facilities
Availability:
By appointment
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

Address:
Strada Rosi di Bellena 22
Fontevio (Parma) 43010
Italy
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Contact:
Francesca Parisi
Phone: (00 39) 389 8948399
Email: dedalove2013@gmail.com
Web:
http://dedalove.com
Schedule:
Open for scheduled events
1 volta al mese
Type:
Medieval
Labirinto di Chatres
Material:
Terrazzo
Designer:
Parisi Carmela
Date installed:
September 2014
GPS:
44,85747° Lat.; 10,1743° Long.

ID#1401 St. Martin's Cathedral

Categories:
Church or Place of Worship
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Outdoor
Portability:
Permanent

photo: Jeff Saward/Labyrinthos

Address:
Piazza Antelminelli
Lucca 55100
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Stone block inserted into the north wall of the bell tower of the cathedral - currently obscured by construction and restoration works.
Web:
http://www.cattedralelucca.it
Schedule:
Always open
Type:
Medieval
11 circuit medieval type
Material:
Stone carving
Size:
20 inches - 50 cm.
Date installed:
late 12th century CE

ID#6674 Palazzo Te Museum

Categories:
Historic Monument; Museum, Gallery or Visitor Centre
Availability:
Public
Situation:
Indoor
Portability:
Permanent

Photo: Jeff Saward/Labyrinthos

Address:
Viale Te 13
Mantova 46100
Italy
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Directions/notes:
Twelve labyrinths form a decorative pattern on the floor of the Camera di Amore e Psiche within the palace.
Web:
http://www.palazzote.it
Schedule:
Monday:13:00 - 18:00, Tuesday - Sunday 09:00-18:00. Check website for holiday opening hours.
Type:
Roman
5-circuit octagonal
Material:
Terrazzo
Date installed:
c. 1784/5
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