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 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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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 like 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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