Posts Tagged ‘ Etruscans ’

Sovana: Via Cava of San Sebastian (archeo – trekking)

Dec 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Etruscans, Things to do, Trekking Trails

After visiting the first sector of the necropolis (Road Ildebranda, Tomb Hildebrand), I suggest you to walk on the footpath running along the road SP22 towards Sovana. After about two hundred meters you reach the second sector of the necropolis that includes the Church of San Sebastiano, the Tomb of the Mermaid (Tomba della Sirena), the Tombs in Semidado and the Via Cava di San Sebastiano.



Sorano: archeo – trekking by Vitozza etruscan settlement

Dec 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Etruscans, Things to do, Trekking Trails

To reach the archeological settlement of Vitozza in the countryside, you have to drive to San Quirico, a fraction of the most populous town of Sorano, which is about 5 km from this archeological settlement. When you arrive in the main square of San Quirico, there are two options: you can leave the car there [...]



Sovana: archeo-trekking in the Route Ildebranda

Dec 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Etruscans, Things to do, Trekking Trails

On the Strada Statale 22 (road 22), about a mile after Sovana towards San Martino sul Fiora – Saturnia, on the right side of the street is the parking lot near the access to the first sector of the Etruscan necropolis, where are located the monumental tombs: Ildebranda (Hildebrand), Demoni Alati (Winged Demons), Pola (Pula), [...]



An autumnal rainy day in Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano

Nov 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Places, religious places

Today Giorgio and I have done a whole day in the etruscan area of Maremma: Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano. It was the typical autumnal day: rainy and windy! It rained so much, that we had to buy an umbrella and, even with this, we got completely wet! Nevertheless, it was a fantastic day, in which [...]



The dramatic beauty of “the Dying City”: Civita di Bagnoregio

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: outside Tuscany

From southern Tuscany you can do a daily trip to northern Lazio for a pair of very interesting jewels: Orvieto, Lake Bolsena and ceirtainly also …Civita di Bagnoregio. Believe me: it deserves your time! History, art, culture and traditions, are the basic requirements of an area that seems to have stopped in a past rich [...]