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 […]

Orvieto

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] ORVIETO [/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 characteristic medieval center set on a tufa hill overlooking the Paglia river. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The area has been lived in since the 7th century BC and perhaps since the Bronze Age. Generally the city is identified with the Volsinii in Etruscan times  and was at its […]

Cerveteri

Tarquinia tombe Etrusche cerveteri

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The necropolis of Tarquinia

acquedotto romano - The necropolis of Tarquinia

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