Territory & Tourism

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Saline di Tarquinia Nature Reserve

Saline di Tarquinia Nature Reserve

A nature walk discovering pink flamingos  The 150 hectares of this nature reserve is an important and natural protected area which hosts several bird species, first ad foremost pink flamingos: actually they are the inhabitans and main attraction of this area. The realization of this area started in 1802 under Pope...

The Charm of Tarquinia: a Medieval Town worth discovering

The Charm of Tarquinia: a Medieval Town worth discovering

Close your eyes and imagine a Medieval town rising nearly 130 meters above  sea level, a Heritage City for the Etruscan history  located in the South Etruria, a few kilometres from Rome. Ok… Please.. stop to imagine, ‘cause it is not a fictional city, Tarquinia exists and it’s  this! And...

The Etruscan beaches

The Etruscan beaches

Nature, Submerged ports and Fun The Riviera Degli Etruschi is a 85km line of beaches along the Maremma Laziale coast which includes important beach resorts near Tarquinia Country Club. We appreciate this coastline for The gentle hillside elevations behind sandyshores The lush pine groves close to wide sandy beaches Shallow waters,...

Discovering Palazzo Vitelleschi

Discovering Palazzo Vitelleschi

Palazzo Vitelleschi is a Gothic-Renaissance architectural masterpiece and it was built by Cardinal Giovanni Vitelleschi between 1436 and 1439 during the papacy of Eugene IV, and it houses the Archaeological National Museum of Tarquinia. These artefacts were  discovered during excavation campaigns in the area of the ancient Etruscan city and...

Renaissance faire: The Contrada’s Carousel and the “Convivium”

Renaissance faire: The Contrada’s Carousel and the “Convivium”

The Birth of Contrada’s Carousel In the Middle Ages, during the feudal period,  the cavalry established itself as the main army:  men belonging to nobility which were trained to Horse Combat since they were children. Knights armies did many bloody battles with drapes and banners in wide open spaces. In the days...

Chilli Party in Tarquinia (Lido)

Chilli Party in Tarquinia (Lido)

 ArgenPic comes back this year in the Area Events of Avad pine grove The ArgenPic Chilli Party will be the 2018 Summer Event ( as every year) and it proposes a rich plan of events and efforts. On 16th,17th,18th and 19th of August…. You will live spicy emotions in the Avad...

Cappelli wheat: back to the future

Cappelli wheat: back to the future

Senatore Cappelli wheat pasta and bread has been present in every healthy diet for a number of years. It is an old variety of wheat named after Senator Raffaele Cappelli, which was the promoter of the 20’s Agrarian Reform. Cappelli durum wheat was improved in 1915 with a genealogical selection made...

Tarquinia DOC

Tarquinia DOC

3 table wines! Did you know that the Province of Viterbo is in a “ Designation of Controlled Origin” area, in which a few of the wines that mostly represent Lazio’s productive excellency are produced? One of the most interesting farm in this area is Tenuta di Sant’Isidoro. About 60 of its...

Taste of Tarquinia

Taste of Tarquinia

Tarquinia’s flagship: Extra-virgin olive oil which is one of the most exported product in the world and, for us, it’s like “gold” that we use everyday, making food irresistible. But of course, not all olive oils are excellent. Today the attention for the origin products and processing of raw materials is...

Bio Tarquinia

Bio Tarquinia

Meat is “ a limo” Tarquinia is a land with great flavours which can claim the production of many typical local products, and of course one of them is MEAT! If you are in Tarquinia, you should taste bovine meat of Limousine cattle. Limousine beef was named after its origin, Sud-West of...

Tarquinia Food

Tarquinia Food

3 traditional dishes and where you can find them Typical dishes of Tarquinia cuisine are made by simple recipes which are influenced by Roman, Tuscan and Umbrian culinary art… It’s not so hard losing yourself through Tuscia cuisine with a very authentic taste. Tasting these typical dishes means being “inebriated” by...

Vulci Thermal Baths

Vulci Thermal Baths

Vulci thermal spa is a wellness center surrounded by Latium campaigns and it’s not so far from Parco Archelogico di Vulci ( Natural Heritage Land and archeological site in the north of Tuscia). These natural spring water sources is 42 degrees of temperature in which are present mineral salts...

Farnesiana by bike

Farnesiana by bike

Discovering “the natural rollercoasters” “Terre della Farnesiana” is a suggestive area and it is located between Tarquinia and Allumiere (80 km north-west of Rome), in the middle of Maremma Laziale. Imagine wide open spaces of pasture and grazing lands, which are very green in early spring and yellow in the summer,...

Discovering Farms

Discovering Farms

People really appreciate trips to petting farms in the last few years. In these days, most kids have a sedentary lifestyle and they discover the world through Iphones, computers and tablets. That’s why a lot of parents and families organize a whole day outside closely with nature and animals, learning also...

Riva Dei Tarquini Adventure Park

Riva Dei Tarquini Adventure Park

Does everybody know about  the perfect place where a family can spend a whole day outside with the spirit of sport and fun? Parco Avventura Riva dei Tarquini is the answer!! The Park is right on the sea , inside the pine grove of Camping Village “ Riva dei Tarquini” ....

Tarquinia And Its Horseback Rides

Tarquinia And Its Horseback Rides

Tarquinia rises up in an extroardinary point of Lazio Region: it is between the Maremma’s land and Tolfa Cimini hills; it’s really close to the sea and it faces the island of Giglio and Giannutri. It’s possibile here to unwind after   daily chaos and stress by taking part in some...

Water Sports in Tarquinia

Water Sports in Tarquinia

What’s lucky is having the beach very close to practice water sports! Among the many activities you can do in Tarquinia there are water sports! Windsurf or Kayak are just an example of some activities you can enjoy in the open air and in close contact with the sea which are...

Underground Tarquinia

Underground Tarquinia

Exploring the Etruscan “upside down”! We propose a particular tour  to discover Tarquinia’s hidden city. Not everyone knows about the maze that leads to Fontana Nova from the city center, and this labirynth is located under the old Etruscan city (Fontana Nova is a fountain of the XII century, covered by...

Etruscopolis: The Etruscan Underground City

Etruscopolis: The Etruscan Underground City

Etruscopolis is a 15000 m2 underground city that took place in an old Etruscan quarry and it’s in Tarquina’s center. It’s known as a “didactic museum” or a “theme park” because it’s an underground park with a reconstruction of the ancient city made by Omero, “The last of the Etruscans”....

Necropoli di Tarquinia

Necropoli di Tarquinia

The first Chapter of Italian painting The Necropolis of Tarquinia (Monterozzi) is unique and suggestive for its particular position: it is located on the Monterozzi hill and it faces onto Tyrrhenian sea. The Necropolis is a 6 km expanse of land that holds 6 thousands Etruscan underground tombs (4th/6th...