Tuscania , Italy
9 duffels, including 4 public duffels
The Piazza Cahen funiculare
Taking a daytrip to the Umbrian town of Orvieto from Florence or Rome is quite tempting, especially as being there focuses around the consumption of cheese and Orvieto Classico white wine. You'll need two train to reach all that, however; there's a train to Orvieto FS station and, then, across the street, the funicular to the town proper, which sits atop a volcanic butte. Cost: €1 each way ...
Orvieto, Etruria's ancient religious center, contains three archaeological museums. Taken together, they make up one of the best collections of Etruscan artifacts outside Florence and include Umbria's only accessible tomb paintings, now detached, and works from the Etrusco-Roman period. The town has also started running tours of some of the tunnels and caverns under the city, parts of which, in...
Strolling at Sunset in the Pincio Gardens
Above the landmark Piazza del Popolo, this terraced and lushly planted hillside is the most romantic place for a twilight walk. A dusty orange-rose glow often colors the sky, giving an otherworldly aura to the park's umbrella pines and broad avenues. The ancient Romans turned this hill into gardens, but today's look came from the design of Giuseppe Valadier in the 1800s. Pause at the main piazz...
High in the Sky, a Romanesque Jewel 1000 Places
Terme di Saturnia
The average hot tub costs around $2500. Throw in maintenance costs, a new swimsuit and a privacy fence to keep your neighbor from seeing your beer belly, and you're looking at closer to $4000. If the residents of Saturnia heard that, they would probably fall on the floor laughing. They don't pay a dime for their hot tub, and it's state of the art. Not exactly modern state of the art, but it'...
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