Viterbo , Necropolis, Cave of S. Anthony
Viterbo, The Etruscan Way – A ride to the necropolis of Castel d’Asso is an opportunity visiting the most fascinating tombs of Etruria and to immerse themselves in wild nature with plenty of fascinating stories and mystery.
Cross the Signorino’s road of Etruscan origin, a deep path dugs between high walls of tufa with the highest points reach up to 12 meters ,where legends tell of strange nocturnal processions of Lucumoni ( ancient Etruscan priests ) .For this reason, especially during the middle Ages ,paint and altar had been carved on the walls of tufa to protect travelers against the evil ,at this point the most note dedicated to St. Antonio may have had this feature .Carrying on we our horses arrive to the olden town of Castel d’Asso , built in fourth century BC on the ancient Axia cited by Cicero Pro Caecina prayer knows as the lower center of the territory of Tarquinia and in the Middle Ages where was built a castle of which some ruins remain .
Viterbo, The Etruscan Way -Duration: one day
Cost: € 115 ,
including equestrian excursion with guide + lunch + natural term and possibility to booking on Pape’s SPA