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Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Always a special occasion, but for one of the bellringers last night it carried more significance than usual as he was celebrating his 45th year of ringing the Doppio dell’Immacolata.

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour the night before on the 7th December – the  so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata”  and tonight […]

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The bells of the Immaculate Conception ring out over Barga

The bells of the Immaculate Conception ring out over Barga

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour – the so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata” and last night was no exception. From nine o’clock […]