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Rovine Canale Monterano

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This is our second visit in two weeks. This weekend there was a medieval festival. The venue for... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
fssutton1
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Ithaca, New York
Ancient ruins of Monterano. an abandoned Italian village, a magical place near Bracciano Lake

established in the bronze age, flourished under the Etruscans was totally destroyed by the Frech... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Yvonne B
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Oriolo Romano, Italy
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This is our second visit in two weeks. This weekend there was a medieval festival. The venue for this type of event is absolutely amazing. There is a small medieval market at the castle ruin and then other events as you approach the Monastery ruin....More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

established in the bronze age, flourished under the Etruscans was totally destroyed by the Frech forces. Remains a huge ruin of a cathedral built on the 17th century A great place in the ruins are on a tuffo hill in Latium. In the summer great...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We have always wanted to visit these ruins. As our friends live close by they suggested going during the medieval fair and live nativity. We did wonder how good it could be as it is in the middle of nowhere. WOW, we were blown away...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Within an hour's drive of Rome, you can reach the ruins of Monterano. Although not a difficult hike, some of the hills and stairways could be considered treacherous for the elderly or walking impaired. The ruins are small but picturesque and make for an excellent...More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 21 March 2016

All three places are the same place near Bracciano and a wonderfully preserved ruins of the ancient city, Monterano now called Antica Monterano but archeological materials date back to the Bronze Age and evidence from the Etruscan period as well. There is a Lion Fountain...More

1  Thank trvlprincss
Reviewed 13 December 2015

A great way to spend a few hours tapping into the amazing history associated with this place. Wear good walking shoes, bring your camera and a picnic basket (there is no food available at this venue) and enjoy this magnificent place at your leisure. Good...More

1  Thank Pollybelle57
Reviewed 31 October 2015

The area around the abandoned town of Antica Monterano is an amazing area to explore. To make your visit easy, type "Antica Monterano" into Google Maps and the pin lands on the main dirt road. Use satellite view. The church ruins are to the left...More

1  Thank Somuch2enjoy
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Culture: There is a living culture of "butteri", which are shepherds or cowboys in the Tuscan region of Maremma, in the Northern Latium and in the Pontine Marshes. Geology: A solfatara, which is a fumarole that emit sulfurous gases, emits hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide...More

Thank claudiodeugenio
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Worth walking around all the way to the church ruins. some sulfur springs can be seen seen along with folks of sheep and occasional cows. Nice walk.

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