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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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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Tarquinia and the painted tombs

The Necropolises of Tarquinia and Cerveteri, inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List, represent a unique witness of the ancient Etruscan Civilization, the only urban civilization of the pre-Roman Age.

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