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 …

The events around Perugia along the year

CULTURE AND FOLKLORE COLORIAMO I CIELI let’s paint the skys, (Castiglione del Lago 15km) the end of april until 1 may FESTA DEI CERI (Gubbio 60km) 15 may* THE J.C. PASSION- Città Della Pieve Eastern week HISTORICAL PROCESSION (Orvieto 40km) Corpus Domini L’INFIORATA (Città della Pieve 12km ) the  Sunday close to Saint Louis in …

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 …