The Necropoli Etrusca di Castel d’Asso is located about 10km west of Viterbo in an area of Etruscan settlements in northen Lazio called Tuscia (see our Lazio Map). The site is said to be one of the best preserved Etruscan necropolis in Italy. The site is free to visit, and there is parking alongside the road for easy access. The necropolis is dated...

When I moved to Viterbo, life became slower overnight. I was encouraged to embrace a completely different way of living than what I knew as an American. A new lifestyle of shopping at morning markets and getting my bread from the Antico Panificio Pianoscarano, a stalwart since 1930, and sipping my espresso at the local bar. Viterbo is a living post...

Italian Renaissance gardens swagger: bold architectonic hedges, cypress trees that tower like exclamation points, sparkling stone fountains that jet, spray, and splash. The jewelry fashioned by Bulgari possesses similarly dynamic qualities, which explains why the luxury brand’s colorful baubles have become badges of honor among women with an attitu...

Spring is one of the best seasons to visit Italy! If this destination is on your bucket list, don’t miss the first edition of Tuscia in Fiore. During the month of April in some pretty villages in the province of Viterbo, this flower festival will take place.Tuscia in Fiore is an annual festival that involves some municipalities with their young may...

Many are the Italian cities where every year local traditions are carried on and events are held to celebrate the festivities. Here are some of Central Italy’s Christmas markets that come to life every year in the month of December. Here it is possible to find many gift ideas or local and traditional products. Furthermore, you will live the magic o...

Just one hour north of Rome, near Lago di Bolsena, the well-preserved medieval town of Viterbo now has one more reason to attract visitors, especially those fascinated by Dante and his Divine Comedy. On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the poet’s death, which is celebrated this year, Viterbo has inaugurated a new walking itinerary retracing...

The richness of the Tuscia subsoil has caused this area to become an important centre for the processing of stones, especially peperino (a type of volcanic tuff), which is worked by hand by particularly talented stonemasons, who have turned stone into an art form by creating interior and exterior fixtures, restorations, coverings, flooring, garden...

On September 8, in San Lorenzo in the valley of the Viterbo countryside, the rite of passage of the Madonna di Torano takes place. A legend that is very much felt in the area and a mystical place. It is located about 2 kilometers from the town and an asphalt road leads us to end up in the square where the church stands. The territory is rich in arc...

Our country is home to vast expanses of lavender. The purple, blue and lilac-coloured flower gives shape to fragrant parks, which are the most popular destinations for lavender lovers. A walk through Italian villages and lavender fields is therefore one of the best ways to leave the greyness of winter behind and to welcome spring and its scents wit...

If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see? - Lewis Carroll In the enchanting, fairytale village of S. Angelo di Roccalvecce, a small, remote hamlet in the province of Viterbo,...