Civita di Bagnoregio “The Dying City” Private Tour from Rome

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Civita di Bagnoregio is a magical, surreal, fantastic place on the top of a narrow pedestrian bridge. From there you can enjoy one of the most beautiful Lazio region. It is nicknamed “the town that is dying”, two to the constant erosion of the rocks where it is placed, this half-way citadel between Orvieto and Lake Bolsena has Etruscan and Medieval origins. Civic of Bagnoregio is suspended in time and space, it is beyond doubt one of the most beautiful and characteristic Italian villages. The wonderful village of Civita di Bagnoregio is today a very small town center where time seems to have stopped. As already mentioned, you must cross the suspension bridge of 300 meters linking it to Bagnoregio. Arm yourself with a camera because you will be faced with breath-taking views!

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Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Civita di Bagnoregio is a magical, surreal, fantastic place on the top of a narrow pedestrian bridge. From there you can enjoy one of the most beautiful Lazio region. It is nicknamed “the town that is dying”, two to the constant erosion of the rocks where it is placed, this half-way citadel between Orvieto and Lake Bolsena has Etruscan and Medieval origins. Civic of Bagnoregio is suspended in time and space, it is beyond doubt one of the most beautiful and characteristic Italian villages. The wonderful village of Civita di Bagnoregio is today a very small town center where time seems to have stopped. As already mentioned, you must cross the suspension bridge of 300 meters linking it to Bagnoregio. Arm yourself with a camera because you will be faced with breath-taking views!

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Stop At: Civita di Bagnoregio, 01022, Bagnoregio Italy

Known as “The Dying City”, Civita di Bagnoregio has experienced a new life, in the last years. This small village on the border between Umbria and Lazio, is literally reborn. It recorded more than 800 thousand visitors, every year. The real name, Bagnoregio – that seems to be literally derive from Bath of the King, as this place was once a health Spa – hosted the King of the Longboards Desire, who was seriously ill. Why is the city dying? It is because it is built on a hill of tuff, is continuously being eroded by two small torrents, by the rain and the wind. A nickname, that today is the legend of Civita di Bagnoregio, founded over 2500 years ago, by the Etruscan’s, perfectly sums up the uniqueness of the landscape. Civita di Bagnoregio is one of those places, that’s so picture-perfect, it’s hard to believe it’s real!

Duration: 3 hours



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