Viterbo’s historical center

Viterbo's historical center - The San Pellegrino quarter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1441782353994{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”] VITERBO’S HISTORICAL CENTER [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][dt_fancy_separator separator_style=”thick” separator_color=”accent” el_width=”10″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_column_text] The San Pellegrino quarter is the symbol of the ancient medieval city and contains an interesting variety of 1200s architecture. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The houses facing along Via San Pellegrino have one or more floors built directly on the tufa stone. […]

Villa Lante Bagnaia

Villa Lante Bagnaia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1441783414843{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”] VILLA LANTE BAGNAIA [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][dt_fancy_separator separator_style=”thick” separator_color=”accent” el_width=”10″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_column_text] The villa was built in 1498 by Cardinal Raffaele Riario and his nephew Ottaviano who enclosed a large piece of land at the base of the Cimini hills to transform it into a hunting reserve. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The most important […]

Farnese Palace Caprarola

Farnese Palace Caprarola

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1441811809593{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”] FARNESE PALACE CAPRAROLA [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][dt_fancy_separator separator_style=”thick” separator_color=”accent” el_width=”10″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_column_text] Farnese Palace (Palazzo Farnese) was built for Alessandro Farnese, the future Pope Paul III who purchased the village of Caprarola in 1504. A few years later the project of building a pentagon shaped fortress was given to Antonio da Sangallo […]

Civita di Bagnoregio

Civita di Bagnoregio

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1441782999641{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”] CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][dt_fancy_separator separator_style=”thick” separator_color=”accent” el_width=”10″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_column_text] Civita di Bagnoregio is one of Italy’s most famous villages thanks to the beautiful panorama from the hamlet which sits on a tufa hilltop overlooking the valley of the Calanchi. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The area of Civita was inhabited in Etruscan […]

The Sacred wood of Bomarzo

The Sacred wood of Bomarzo

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1441783255141{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”] THE SACRED WOOD OF BOMARZO [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][dt_fancy_separator separator_style=”thick” separator_color=”accent” el_width=”10″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_column_text] Known sometimes as the “Monster Park”, the “Garden” and the “Sacred Wood” are the two parts that make up the Bomarzo complex famous for its hermetic significance and fantastic statues. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Sacred Wood was built in […]

Tuscania

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1441783576389{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”] TUSCANIA [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][dt_fancy_separator separator_style=”thick” separator_color=”accent” el_width=”10″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_column_text] The city of Tuscania’s Etruscan origins can be seen its it numerous necropoli. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Tuscania began between the 8th and the 7th century BC but the most important period was between the 4th and the 1st century BC. The acropolis of the […]