Bomarzo. As beautiful as bread

A weekend in Bomarzo with a fair at Palazzo Orsini dedicated to local food and wine products. A place of honor for old flour and bread made with these flours. On Sundays there are excursions in the woods to see the pyramid and the findings of the rock settlements.

Bomarzo. Park of Monsters

Park of Monsters covers an area of 3 hectares. It is also known as the Sacred Wood or Villa of Wonders, a monumental complex, with special grotesque basalt sculptures depicting mythological animals, gods and monsters. The park was built by Prince Pier Francesco Orsini (called Vicino Orsini) and commissioned by Read more…

Bomarzo. Palazzo Orsini

The first drawings of 1519 provided for the first wing of the new building, it features a courtyard, a loggia, stairs and other divisions. To avoid the bottlenecks of the medieval village a new access road was built below the castle creating a terraced garden sloping towards the valley and Read more…

Guide of Bomarzo

Bomarzo falls within the Etruscan area and housed the great necropolis of Pianmiano, excavated in 1800s and today forgotten: an area chosen by the Etruscans for its shape, volcanic tuff rock and excellent travertine for the graves. Bomarzo passed from the Romans to the Papal State and in medieval times Read more…

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