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5 beautiful Italian small towns turned into movie sets

<strong>Ischia Campania - </strong><b style="line-height: 1.5;">The Talented Mr. Ripley </b>

Ischia was the set of  Anthony Minghella’s 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley starring Matt DemonJude LawCate Blanchette and Philip Seymour. 

<strong>Ischia Campania - </strong><b style="line-height: 1.5;">The Talented Mr. Ripley </b>

Ischia Campania – The Talented Mr. Ripley 

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<p class="p1"><b>Rocca Calascio, Abruzzo - </b> <b>Ladyhawke, Der Name der Rose  and The American</b></p>

Rocca Calascio, Abruzzo –  Ladyhawke, Der Name der Rose  and The American

More than one movie has been filmed in wonderful Rocca Calascio such as Richard Donner’s 1985 Ladyhawke starring Rutger Hauer and Michelle Pfeiffer, but also

Jean-Jacques Annaud’s 1986 Der Name der Rose starring Sean Connery and Anton Corbijn’s 2010 The American with George Clooney.

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<p class="p1"><b>Rocca Calascio, Abruzzo - </b> <b>Ladyhawke</b></p>

 Rocca Calascio, Abruzzo –  Ladyhawke

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<p class="p1"><b>Fort Bard, Aosta</b> - <b style="line-height: 1.5;">Avengers: Age of Ultron</b></p>

Ancient fort Bard in Aosta is the location chosen to hide Loki’s scepter in Joss Whedon’s movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson. Some scenes were also shot in Vittorio Veneto’s town at Piazza Cavalieri.

<b>Fort Bard, Aosta</b> - <b style="line-height: 1.5;">Avengers: Age of Ultron</b>

Fort Bard, Aosta – Avengers: Age of Ultron

<b>Lenno, Lombardy - </b><b style="line-height: 1.5;">Casino Royal</b><strong>e<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Star</strong><b style="line-height: 1.5;"> Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones</b>

Lenno, Lombardy – Casino Royale and Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

Lenno’s Villa Balbianello was the location chosen as movie set of some popular films: Martin Campbell’s 2006 Casino Royale and George Lucas’ 2002 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

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<p class="p1"><b>Lenno, Lombardy - </b><strong>Star</strong><b style="line-height: 1.5;"> Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones</b></p>

Lenno, Lombardy – Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

 <b>Lenno, Lombardy - </b><b style="line-height: 1.5;">Casino Royal</b><strong>e</strong>

Lenno, Lombardy – Casino Royale

Source: Swide, by: Claudia Baroncelli