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.
Continue reading “Vitozza, the forgotten town”
From the maze of the medieval town to the amazing Etruscan excavated road. A day around the world famous hilltop town.
Continue reading “Pitigliano, the town where pre-Roman world and Middle Ages are one”
A scenic walk along the ancient “vie cave”, between the hill-top villages of Pitigliano and Sovana – two of the most acclaimed towns of southern Tuscany.
Continue reading “Etruscan hike: from Pitigliano to Sovana”
Hiking in the woods surrounding Bomarzo it is easy to chance upon some odd, ancient relic, dating back to unknown ages…
Continue reading “The mysteries of Bomarzo: the Pyramid, Pasolini’s waterfalls, Santa Cecilia”
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.
Continue reading “Around the lake Bolsena”
Orvieto, the jewel of Umbria – “the green heart of Italy” – is a breath-taking town, surrounded by green valleys and a wide variety of panoramas.
Continue reading “Ring of Orvieto and its cliff”
Where Lazio meets Tuscany.
The Etruscan river and the invisible boundary
Continue reading “Hermitages on the River Fiora”
A walk in the wood that hides the relics of one of the finest Italian Renaissance town
Continue reading “Castro, the invisible city”
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.
Continue reading “Up and down the hills in Acquapendente”