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GUIDED TREKS

BEST GUIDED TREKS

VITOZZA, THE FORGOTTEN TOWN 

Half day or Full day trek

The unique charm of an abandoned village, its houses – entirely carved out of the rock – now hidden in a lush vegetatio. Vitozza, set on the top of a tufaceous cliff, hankgs over the valley of the river Lente, which here has its springs. This walk will show u show easiy nature repossesses of its belongings.. From here it is possible to reach Sorano, on a 8 km long walk into the woods.

 

SOVANA: THE LAST ETRUSCAN TOWN 

Half day or Full day trek 

Walking along the two roads that make up Sovana today it is almost impossible to figure out the great importance that this town used to have. But looking carefully we can try to imagine the magnificence of the public buildings..and we’ll experience a story that goes back for more than 25 centuries when the town was one of the last Etruscan headquartiers in a Roman world.

 

PITIGLIANO, THE TOWN WHERE PRE-ROMAN WORLD AND MIDDLE AGES ARE ONE

Half day or Full day guided trek

From the maze of the medieval town to the amazing Etruscan excaveted road. A day around the world famous hilltop town. We’ll walk along the medieval maze of interceptiong narrow streets in the city center, with its houses porched on a spur of tuff. This is the less known but most inspiring and truest side of Pitigliano.

 

ETRUSCAN HIKE: FROM PITIGLIANO TO SOVANA 

Full day trek 

A scenic walk between the hill-top villages of Pitigliano and Sovana – two of the most acclaimed towns of Southern Yuscany. The windy path follows the Etruscan roads, excavated into the rock dozens of centuries ago by the Etruscan. We’ll walk several meters dee pinto the earth, and also into the woods, over small rivers, across ancient sacred areas and medieval urban roads. A day surrounded by history and nature.

 

BOSCO MONUMENTALE DEL SASSETO – TORRE ALFINA 

Half day or Full day trek 

A day in the unspoiled nature of this green sanctuary: Sasseto wood is one the few pristine environment in the whole central Italy..The winding paths, lined less than a century ago, will lead us to heart of an enchanted forest, where elves and fairies are believe to hide...

 

RING OF THE ORVIETO AND THE CLIFF 

Half day or Full day trek

Orvieto, the jewel of Umbria – “the green heart of Italy” – is a breath-taking town, surrounded by green valleys and a wide variety of panoramas. The walk along the tufaceous rock where the city lies is an unusual way to visit Orvieto: let’s go off the beaten tracks to discover the history of this town, layer after layer. We will encounter traces of the Etruscan civilization, the middle age buildings with the amazing famous Cathedral and the Renaissance houses. Three thousand years of history in a nature walk.

 

CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO, THE DYING TOWN 

Half day trek

Known as the “dying town”, Civita di Bagnoregio is one of the most evocative towns of the central Italy . The towns lies in the middle of the ”calanchi” valley, set on a tufaceous rock based on a layer of clay whose leaching has caused tragic landslides. The town has been slowly eroded during the centuries, leaving just a few buildings in spiteof the vivid center is used to be. Strolling over the long pedestrian bridge that is the only way to reach the twon, we will discover a town relieved from the past.

 

THE HOLY WOOD OF BOMARZO 

Half day trek 

Guided tour among the stunning and odd sculptures – carved out of huge volcanic outcrops – which populate this unique, picturesque park. The “Holy Wood” of Bomarzo is a very peculiar park in the neighborhood of Viterbo. It is set up with dozens of sculptures shaped as sea monsters, giants, ogres, fountains or exotic animals, created in the 16th century.

 

VULCI, WHERE HISTORY MEETS NATURE 

Half day or Full day guided trek  

A guided tour to the Roman-Etruscan town. We enjoy a walk amidst verdant fields, a green river, and grazingl cattle.

 

TARQUINIA AND PAINTED TOMBS 

Half day or Full day guided trek 

The Necropolises of Tarquinia and Cerveteri, inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List, represent a unique witness of the ancient Etruscan civilization, the only urban civilization of the pre-Roman age. The frescoed tombs are a unique-of-a-kind, the only testimony of the Etruscan culture.

 

HERMITAGES ON THE RIVER FIORA 

Half day or Full day trek 

The steep valley of the River Fiora hides a few rupestrian hermitages, carved out of the rock centuries of years ago. These small houses and churches were created by hermit monks who fled from the towns and found refuge in the middle of the woods, living on what nature would give them. They left behind only thos shrines, so deep in the woods that – then and now – are revealed only to those who knows where to look for.

 

PRICES 

HALF DAY (UP TO 3 HOURS) € 150,00 up to 20 people – Italian or English or French

FULL DAY € 230,00 up to 20 people – Italian or English or French

 

On reservation, at least 2 days in advance