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I was in Agnone learning Italian and this was one of the places that we visited. Really interesting history and learning about how bells are made. Incredible to think that bells all over the world are made in this small city in the mountains.
this visit was so very interesting and educating. we had no idea how much knowledge and hard work and expertise was involved in the making of bells. the english speaking guide was excellent, a highly recommended highlight!
This was a highlight of our day when we were in Agnone.... we took the tour and enjoyed the tour guide and were amazed at all the history this one business that is centuries old had to offer.... we enjoyed the demonstration of the bells...More
This tour was recommended by our tour guide. To be honest I didn’t think it would be a good tour and never really gave much thought to making bells! I was pleasantly surprised at how much work goes into bell making. This company is the...More
I took a pilgrimage to Agnone to trace my family roots and ended up at The Marinelli bell foundry. (My grandmother was a Marinelli). We were walking around the grounds on an evening before dinner and happened to meet the owner Pasquale Marinelli. And amazing...More
We were disappointed with our visit as we just didn't know what was going on. We arrived at the visiting time listed on the website but the museum and shop were closed. We stood at the foundry doors which have do not enter signs and...More
One of the few remaining bell foundries in Europe and one of the world's oldest businesses is a "must see" in Agnone. The tour was a highlight of our stay. The bells of Agnone that welcome the day and toll on time, and in turn...More
A must visit. One of the oldest family run businesses in the world. They sometimes do English speaking tours if there is enough demand. We got lucky that one was starting an hour later so we went had a coffee and came back.