Civita di Bagnoregio the town that dies

Civita di Bagnoregio, otherwise known as the city that dies because it rises on a tuff column in an area characterized by this peculiarity where the sides of the mountains give way to erosion by time.Due to the characteristic shape of the hill, absolutely unreachable, over 2000 years ago, Civita di Bagnoregio was built by …

Rome: 4 stage of Grand Tour

Arriving in Rome I suggest you Museo Nazionale Romano a Palazzo Massimo  (whose ticket allows the visit of 3 other sites) in largo di Villa Peretti 67, just in front Termini Station on the left side with beautiful Roman frescoes and a pair of Roman villas (just ask at the reception for the free, obbligatory …

A day in Orvieto

Not far from Rome at about one hour driving on A1 toward Firenze  is Orvieto; the small town would be pleasurable to live in for those in their twilight years: The cathedral is stupendous (1300-1500 aC).  The walls alternating black and white, good and evil, according to Arab tradition imported from the ports of neighboring Tuscany …

A look on Tuscany

Tuscany is certainly among the best known and most popular Italian regions; for the rolling hills with harmonious lines of cypresses that lead to elegant country houses, as in Val d’Orcia Umanity heritage, for the wonderful natural SPA,  for  the wines like the famous Brunello di Montalcino, the Chianti, the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano,  to …