March 11, 2018 Comments Off

Orvieto, one of the oldest cities in Italy, owes its origins to the Etruscan civilization: the first settlements date back to the ninth century BC. and located within the tuffaceous caves in the massif where the Umbrian town currently stands. Although the fame of Orvieto is deeply intertwined with that of its magnificent cathedral, the

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February 27, 2018 Comments Off

The town of Greccio is located in Sabina, in the Upper Lazio, on the border with Umbria. The medieval village of Greccio stands on a ridge of the Sabine Mountains, on the western edge of the Piana di Rieti, at 705 meters above sea level (about 300 meters higher than the valley bottom).

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February 25, 2018 Comments Off

The origins of the village date back to the eighth century and its history is linked to that of the abbey of San Pietro in Valle, in defense of which, in 1200, two castles were erected. First free commune, then under the lordship of the Cybo and the Ancaiani, he fought long against Montefranco and

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Dunarobba frazione Alviano

February 11, 2018 Comments Off

The Dunarobba Fossil Forest came to light in the late 70s, inside a clay quarry for the construction of building bricks. The remains of about fifty trunks of gigantic conifers currently visible constitute an exceptional and rare testimony of some plant essences that characterized this sector of the Italian peninsula in the period between 3

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January 11, 2018 Comments Off

Carsulae, an ancient Roman city located along the old Via Flaminia, is one of the most famous sitiarcheological sites in Umbria, on the border between the municipal territories of Terni and San Gemini. The visit of this place will take you for a few hours to the Roman age, it will seem to you to

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