of Todi (Pg-Italy)
Looking for the lost
Ilci- Elce from latin Ilex
Ilci castle of Todi
Ilci hamlet located in the Municipality of Todi (Perugia-Italy)
Included in the landscape circuits of the Municipality of Todi.
281 residents ( 26 of them are foreigners)
30 residents in the ancient castle.
2014: New flooring (View
Ilci and Todi,
located a few kilometers away, look at each other and reassure each
other, on their own hill and are proud to defend the memory of their
The elves, less numerous than once but of which there are still
ancient examples, continue to watch over and take care of the people
and their stories.
An anonymous chronicler
"Black elves flaunted in heaven as prayers".
And here temple had been consecrated to Fauno, God of the woods; a
temple a “where good wishes were made".
The view is particularly evocative, with Todi and other castles in
To the west, the Tiber River, down in the plain, has seen humanity
and epochs passing through. Now it is filthy and "profaned", once it
was limpid and welcoming.
Up to 50 years ago, women were used to wash their "clothes" and lay
them down in the sun, like Nausicaa and her maid servants did,
before meeting Ulysses.
For hundreds of years, before our accelerated age, the relationship
between man and nature had a symbiotic harmony.
Ilci extraordinarily continues to bring us back to a rarefied and
enchanted atmosphere, suitable to keep daily small dreams and to
alleviate the wounds of time and life.