Italy’s Intangible Heritage: Transhumance (October 2019)

This article originally appeared in the October 2019 issue of Dream of Italy. Find the main article here.  Italy, Austria and Greece submitted a joint petition to add transhumance — crossing the land — to UNESCO’s Representative List. Broadly speaking, transhumance (transumanza in Italian) refers to seasonal movements of shepherds or other herders and their grazing flocks, a global but dwindling practice….

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