Terni

June 20th, 2011 | Terni,Terni Province

Terni today does not have much in the way of tourist attractions, although it’s railway line is a major junction, and Terni is the provincial capital of the small Umbrian province with the same name. Terni was heavily bombed by the allies in World War II due to it’s weapons industry and metalworks, and today has very little resemblance to most of the other charming hill towns in Umbria. Surprisingly, Terni was however the birthplace of St. Valentine, who was martyred there in 273 AD. Read More

Orvieto

October 18th, 2010 | Featured,Orvieto,Terni Province

Orvieto is best known for known for its spectacular Duomo, its Etruscan ruins, and for it’s world famous Orvieto Classico wine. The site of the city is considered one of the most dramatic in all of Europe as it sits high up on a 1000 meter tufa cliff. Read More