Monolite Pizzomunno, Vieste, Italy

SEPTEMBER 2000 – View across the southern beach of Vieste, Italy, with its Monolite Pizzomunno prominently overtowering the beach. Photo © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com


The story behind the image

The Italian Adriatic Coast is home to countless beautiful beaches. One of the most impressive beaches is certainly located in Vieste, a small town in the south of Italy. What makes their beach so special is the Monolite Pizzomunno, a huge white monolith that overtowers the southern beach of the town.

Vieste’s castle – the Castello Svevo Aragonese – provides perfect views on the Mediterranean Sea, the beach and the monolith. We think that Vieste is well worth a visit when you are in the area.


The high resolution image

Capture Date11-SEP-2000
LocationVieste, Italy
CameraCanon AE-1 Program
Image SourceFuji Slide Film
Digital Image SourceMinolta Dimage Scan Elite II
Digital Image Source FormatTIFF, 48 bits/pixel, AdobeRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions3823 x 2151 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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