Tuscanese Carnival

In March, a weekend of fun in the village of Tuscania, which until Shrove Tuesday celebrates the Carnival with parades of allegorical floats, carnival food stands and many activities for adults and children. Castagnole and above all so many frappe to taste in joy until stocks last!

Cauliflower Frittella Festival

In January, the village of Tuscania brings together celebrations for Sain Anthony in a weekend, with the traditional blessing of animals, the parade of the butteri on horseback and the feast of the cauliflower pancake, a dish with an Italian tradition. Cauliflower Fiorette battered in a mixture of flour, water Read more…

Tarquinia Wine DOC

The cultivation of grapes in northern Lazio began with the Etruscans and is first documented in a fourth-century BC tomb in the necropolis of Molesino. You see one Faliscan ‘stamnos’ with red figures representing Dionysus and Oinopion, i.e. a rounded vase with two handles, with which they brought the wine Read more…

Neighs of Spring

In early May there is a three-day dedicated to the Italian spring with a horse show where more than 600 horses are shown. A feast is held in the woods in direct contact with nature.  

Theatre Rivellino

Tuscania had a 1700s theater that was destroyed due to a collapse in 1954. The new theater is based on a project of the 1960s revisited in 1992 to meet the new regulations and to enlarge the stage and the capabilities of the scenery machinery. The new theater, which takes Read more…

Necropolis of Tuscania

There are many Tuscania necropolis both along the valleys of Maschiolo and Marta as well as in other areas. The oldest tombs, those relating to Orientalising period, are mounds with a small burial chamber in ogival (bullet shaped) section, as in Tarquinia. In a tomb in Sasso Pizzuto we have Read more…

Casa-Museo Pietro Moschini

Pietro Moschini was a sculptor born into farming and lived in Tuscania (1923-2011). His home-laboratory has been transformed into a museum full of totems, masks, reliefs with animals, carved sticks and dozens of characters derived from wood and stone.  

National Etruscan Museum

The museum is located in the former Franciscan convent near the church of Santa Maria del Riposo, rebuilt according to a Renaissance style in the late fifteenth century. The convent was built in the sixteenth century and the frescoes of the cloister that illustrate the deeds and miracles of St. Read more…

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