In 1559 Margherita Paleologa Marchesa del Monferrato, wife of Federico II Gonzaga of Mantua, granted Fontanile the right to hold a weekly market.
This is because Fontanile was the seat of the Senate of the Marquisate, from 1557 to 1559.
The walls tell... | Project information
The municipal project "I muri raccontano..." (The walls tell...) is a major camouflage of the town created by Luigi Amerio: through pictorial art, the walls and house facades represent Fontanile's past from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Comune di Fontanile
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