Blera. Necropolis

Large necropolis surround the plateau of San Giovenale: Tufarina Caves, Porzarago, Grotticelle, Poggette, Cammerata, Montevangone and Terzolo. Of particular importance is the tomb called “Queen” that looks like a house with a hall and two rooms. The various cemeteries have different styles and some are monumental. The whole area called Read more…

Blera. Horse Museum

The Horse Museum is dedicated to King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, who participated in the archaeological excavations of Blera. It describes the history of the horse and the relationship between man and horse from prehistoric times. The museum is split into two sections: the animal’s evolution from its ancestors Read more…

Guide of Blera

The area of Blera was inhabited by the Etruscans and it is thought that its name derives from the Etruscan plaise-ra, “the city of plaise” where plaise was the name of a person or a noble Plaisena family with three tombs in the necropolis. The Etruscans had settled between the Read more…

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