Montefiascone – Bolsena – Sovana – Pitigliano – Vulci – Capalbio – Orbetello
The Northern Etruria – The city of Montefiascone overlooking the stunning views of Lake Bolsena , the second volcanic lake old Europe ,here we start the journey full of pearls of art and history , where nature still protects traces of the Etruscan culture so refined and one of the first civilizations to evolve in ancient Europe . We get to Sorano, a medieval city before inhabited from the Aldobrandeschi’s Family, then inherited by the Orsini up to ‘500 when the Medici in the early seventeenth century , conquest it and fused in Grand Duchy of Tuscany together with nearby Pitigliano, where we arrive after spending the night in Sovana into a lovely house by the open hospitality . In the heart of Park of Tuff , renowned for its extensive network of Cave and Necropolis, we visit the Orsini’s Fortress that today is the Etruscan Museum, with its high-necked jars and kantharoi and pottery with incised decoration and graffiti . Go down to the border of Lazio and arrived at Vulci ,we visit the Castle of the Abbey, a structure of the ninth century ,born on the top of the Benedictine abbey of St. Maximilian and transformed by Alessandro Farnese in the papal customs during the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, later in the ‘800 Lucien Bonaparte lived here and after time the Torlonia family until de’60. After a nice walk in the wild nature the tour The Northern Etruria touch the extreme edge of the Tuscan region to get in Capalbio ,city known for its medieval village and the famous Tarot Garden ,with the fantastic statues of ceramic and glass over 15m high , inspired by the Gaudi ’Park in Barcelona, and for a pleasant stay in the farm of the wise cowboy Veronesi , before meeting the sea and the poetic citta’di Orbetello . On the thin strips into the middle of the lagoon ,this characteristic city lives with the bustling fish market and delicious receips. Particular, its form of shape , anchored by an artificial dam built in 1841 ,in the calm waters of the lagoon and joined the promontory of Monte Argentario ,this poetic city offers, between many artistically attraction, several kilometers of beaches framed in pastel colors of the houses. End of The Northern Etruria.
Duration: 7 days
Cost: 1200 €, including equestrian excursion with guide(6-7 hours) +7 lunch + 7dinner + 7 breakfast + 6 overnight