Camping Village Tuscia Tirrenica - ITINERARIES

DELIGHTS AND TASTE

That food is culture is unequivocal and that our country has an incisive regional difference in cuisine too, it is equally so. So why not start with good food? We know, therefore, the peculiarities of a territory starting with those who have “hands in the dough”: the producers.

We walk the roads of wine, oil, discover the hazelnuts delicacies and the strong taste of local cheeses.

RECOMMENDED DURATION

5 days – 4 nights

PROGRAMS

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Vulci - Tarquinia

 

Don’t miss the chance to visit the ancient etruscan town of Vulci. The medieval Castle, location of the Archeological Museum, is next to the Abbadia Bridge, known as the Devil’s Bridge, with its incredible view of the Fiora River and all the surrounding landscape. You can visit the Museum and the Tomb of François, with its interesting planimetry and the richness of the myhological details represented on the panels, reproduction of the original paintings, properties of the Torlonia princes. You can go for a walk where the etruscan-Roman archeological area is, and you will lead to the Criptoportico Villa and the Mitreo. You can continue towards Canino, where we suggest you to stop and visit a special olive oil mill, where the production is based on selected olives that belong to the national territory and the production is with a cold process. After the olive oil let yourself be tempted by all the tastes that come from one of the many local cheese factories, where you will be surprised by the flavours, results of a production handed down from generation to generation. Once in Tarquinia, get lost in the streets of its suggestive historical centre, surrounded by ancient walls that enclose palaces and churches and high towers.

Caprarola: Lago di Vico

 

Once in Caprarola you will lead to Farnese Palace, pentagonal building, designed by Antonio Sangallo and commissioned by cardinal Alessandro Farnese senior, putting the bases of a fortress. Later on, his nephew, Alessandro Farnese junior, in love with Caprarola, designated Jacopo Barozzi, known as the Vignola, one of the most exponent of the Mannerism to reclaim the works. Complex architectural jewel, it features spaces and frescos realized by the most important artists of that time, and produce to the viewer an optical illusion. The World map room is really worthy, here the artists painted topics from the religion to mythology, and from history to geography. You can spend the afternoon discovering the Natural Reserve of the Vico Lake, one of the most beautiful lakes in Italy. On the way back, you can stop by Capranica to enjoy the confectionery treats of a company that uses for the production only hazelnuts that come from the Cimini Mountains.

Civita di Bagnoregio: Lago di Bolsena

 

We suggest you to visit Civita di Bagnoregio, Known as “the dying city”, for its location on a decaying rocky mountain. This place looks like an island with a dramatic beauty, completely surrounded by a suggestive landscape made of ravines, crests made of clay shaped by the weather conditions and by the time. Through Santa Maria Gate, you will lead to a small square, surrounded by well refined palaces and small houses, and if you keep going you will arrive at San Donato Square and the ex-Duomo square. You can reach now Bolsena, small city located along the shores of the namesake Lake, that features an enchanting centre from the Medieval Age dominated by the Monaldeschi Castle, current location of the Territory Museum of the Bolsena Lake. Inside is illustrated the history of the lagoon, through interesting Etruscan and Roman finds and educational panels. This centre is developed along the shores of the Bolsena Lake, one of the five most big lakes in Italy and the biggest in Lazio. In the centre you will see two islands, the Bisentina island and the Martana one, that together represents an extraordinary heritage for history and environment. treat yourself with a lunch based on typical and local products from this land, famous for the production of selected wines, like cannaiola and aleatico.

Viterbo

 

You can spend a day in Viterbo, City of Popes, ancient etruscan city. Exploring the historical center means like take a walk back in the past: well refined palaces, luxurious piperino fountains, high towers, churches and cloisters belonging to different ages, the typical medieval district of San Pellegrino. Worthy are the Town Hall, Podestà Palace, Farnese Palace, the San Lorenzo Duomo and the namesake square, the Popes Loggia and Palace. You can stop for a tasting of the local products of theTuscia viterbese.

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