Etruscan… well, who were they?

The name ‘Percorsi Etruschi’ was inspired by our ancestors, the Etruscan people. The Etruscan flourished in central Italy between the 8th and 3rd century BCE, in Central Italy. The area traditionally referred to as “Etruria” was the territory of Central Italy that lies between the Arno River to the North, Tiber River to the South East, and the Apennine Mountains to the East. This according to Latin literary sources but modern archaeological research has demonstrated that other areas were connected to this region. So it retains the name of “proper Etruria” for this area, but we now know that other […]

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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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