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Contact with Nature and the chance to discover this particularly unspoilt area of Italy... for the more “adventurous”. The area known as the Tuscia offers a range of sporting activities and walks.Our Trekking & Sport packages offer you the key to this area...

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Freeclimbing at Ripa Maiale, near Cerveteri

     

Cerveteri

Cerveteri

Cerveteri has the second largest necropolis in the world (second only to the Valley of the Kings in Egypt). Some 450 hectares (virtually the whole of the town) is dotted with archaeological sites. The most significant is the monumental necropolis of La Banditaccia, with around two thousand tombs crowded into just 12 hectares: a real “city of the dead”...
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Pallazzo Vitelleschi, Tarquinia

Tarquinia

Sanra Maria in Castello, Tarquinia

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tarquinia is famous for its exceptionally richly decorated Etruscan tombs at the Necropolis of Monterozzi and its excellent Etruscan Museum in Palazzo Vitelleschi. An area with 3,000 years of history: from the enigmatic ruins of ancient Civita overlooking the valley down to the sea, to the mediaeval town with its walls, alleys and tower...
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Lake Pellicone, Vulci

 

Vulci

Civita, Vulci

On the border of Tuscany in a wild natural setting, Vulci is an important and unique Etruscan and Roman archaeological site. The mediaeval Badia Castle now houses a small museum, while a spectacularly beautiful bridge crosses the River Fiora far below. A series of walks start from Vulci...
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Veio: Portonaccio

Veio

Parco di Veio

The southernmost city of Etruria, the land of the Etruscans, Vejo was famous for its choroplastics, i.e. stone and terracotta sculptures used to decorate roofs. The most famous is the statue of Apollo of Veio, attributed to the only Etruscan artist whose name we know: Vulca. Remains of the town and necropolis are scattered across a wide area, now a Regional Park called the Parco di Veio, criss-crossed with tracks ideal for mountain-bike fans...
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Viterbo

Viterbo

Fontana della Rocca, Viterbo

An incredibly charming and unspoilt city, with its squares, alleys, palaces, fountains, antique shops and craft workshops in the wonderful mediaeval quarter of San Pellegrino (13th Century). The local spas have been popular since Roman times: their sulphuric waters have been appreciated by emperors, kings, popes, writers, artists and poets, including Dante. Close by is the Lake Vico nature reserve and Cimini Hills, both perfect for walking...
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Canale Monterano (Stigliano)

 

Stigliano

"Bagnarello" (Stigliano)

The thermal waters of Stigliano (36 – 58°C) still retain all the beneficial and healing properties the Etruscans knew so well and which the Roman writer Pliny the Elder described in his Naturalis Historia (1st Century AD). Known locally as Bagnarello, the spring is located inside a beautiful park a short distance from the hotel...
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