P.zza del Municipio n. 15 - Sorano
The park named “Città del Tufo”, or “City of the Tufa”, in the district area of the town of Sorano, offers visitors the chance to interact with a natural landscape left virtually untouched, with its picturesque forms of tuffaceous reliefs divided by deep valleys, rich in vegetation. The park also comprises the Etruscan necropolis of Sovana and the rock settlements of San Rocco and Vitozza. Regarding the Etruscan period, the most important of these sites is Sovana. Here are fine examples of necropolises with monumental rock tombs, such as that named Hildebrand, after Pope Gregory VII, born in Sovana, the tombs of Pola, Tifone and Sirena, or “Pole”, “Typhoon” and “Mermaid”, numerous “semidado”, or “semi-dice” tombs, open on one side with the other 3 sides buried into a rock wall, and last in order of discovery the tomb of the “Winged Demons”.
Weekends during March:10-18; 29; March - 6 October: every day 10-19; 7 October - 3 November: every day 10-18; weekends during November (Saturday and Sunday), the weekend of 8 December and 26 December - 6 January inclusive, 10-17. Other times, by booking only
Etruscan Necropolis € 5.00; Combined Park (includes Fort Orsini in Sorano and the Museum of San Mamiliano - Museum Complex of Sovana) € 8.00; groups of more than 25 people and schoolchildren: 50% reduction on ticket price.
Director: Lara Arcangeli
Info and reservations: 0564-633023 0564-614074 0564-633099
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