Civita di Bagnoregio, the dying town

Civita di Bagnorego is known all over the world as the dying town. Once rich and powerful, today the progressive erosion turned it into a ghost town. You can reach the city center only walking along a pedestrian bridge, to find out a place where time seems to have stopped.

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Viterbo, the city of Popes

Viterbo is an amazing medieval town, still surrounded by its beautiful and intact medieval walls. Walking through the medieval quarter of San Pellegrino is like stepping back in time. It is known as the “City of the Popes” due the period in which Viterbo was the Papal seat

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The Tarot Garden

Il “Giardino dei Tarocchi”, or the Garden of Tarot is an evocative sculpture garden created by the French artist Niki de Saint Phalle, a “small Eden where man and nature meet”.

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Vitozza, the forgotten town

The unique charm of an abandoned village, its houses – entirely carved out of the rock – now hidden in a lush vegetation. Vitozza, set on the top of a tufaceous cliff, hangs over the valley of the river Lente, which here has its springs.

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Saint Patrick’s well in Orvieto

Saint Patrick’s well is one of the most famous attractions in Orvieto. It was built by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, at the behest of Pope Clement VIII who had taken refuge in Orvieto during the Sack of Rome (1527)

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The Gardens of Bomarzo: the Sacred Woods

The “Sacred Wood” of Bomarzo is a very peculiar park in the neighborhood of Viterbo. It is set up with dozens of sculptures shaped as sea monsters, giants, ogres, fountains or exotic animals, created in the 16th century but breaking all the rules of Renaissance’s beauty and symmetry.

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Around the lake Bolsena

In the heart of Province of Viterbo is Lake Bolsena, the largest volcanic lake in Europe. The lake has an oval shape typical of crater lakes, it’s over 13 km long and around 80m deep. The entire lake is surrounded by hills, and the landscape is incredibly varied: from the rushes to grassland and farms, woods, medieval “borghi” and tourist establishments.

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Up and down the hills in Acquapendente

Acquapendente is one of the less known jewels of central italy, but it has over one thousand years of history. One of the oldest building of the town is the Basilica del Santo Sepolcro (Church of the Holy Sepulchre), which dates back well over a thousand years.

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