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Amazing walk

An ancient pathway carved from the rock by the etruscans, mysterious site and great walk, worth... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Temper43
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Panama City, Panama
Beautiful walk on an Etruscan path cut through Tuff rock

This pathway is well worth a visit. Carved through Tuff rock by the Etruscans, the vertical walls... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2017
AndrewJonesFoto
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County Kilkenny, Ireland
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Oct 3, 2017
“Amazing walk”
Apr 8, 2017
“Beautiful walk on an Etruscan path cut through Tuff rock”
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Sovana, Sorano, Italy
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

An ancient pathway carved from the rock by the etruscans, mysterious site and great walk, worth doing it if you are in Sorano

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Reviewed April 8, 2017

This pathway is well worth a visit. Carved through Tuff rock by the Etruscans, the vertical walls of this narrow pathway create a wonderful contrast of bright light and shadow, which open out into spaces with nice views through the valley. There is a pleasant...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

This is a good one. See Etruscan caves and enjoy spectacular views of Sorano. You can take the easier route or climb almost straight up on the "Ricchetto" path. I think this means 'rocket to the top'. There are trail signs explaining the flora, which...More

Thank Andrea F
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

These are ancient pathways of the Etrucans carved from the tufa so common to the area. The mystery and sheer beauty of these sunken pathways link your modern footsteps to those who went before so long ago.

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Another truly atmospheric Etruscan site with some stunning monumental tombs - clearly some preservation work is in progress on the site -an audioguide will be helpful to get the most from the visit although the pathways are well signposted. Some of the pathways are a...More

Thank Hilarywears
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Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I great place for a hiking tour or only for short visit. These are old roads carved in the rock - still carrying in some section solar symbols to scare the enemies. The roads are part of a relatively big archeological park featuring some wonderful,...More

Thank albertotraveller101
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

There are several vie cave taking off from Sovana. Do not miss the opportunity to walk them. Keep your eye out for carvings and shrines along the route. Do not be surprised if you discover you are the only one visiting them

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Reviewed October 14, 2014

Get a map in the tourism office in Sovana, pack some snacks and water and take the route to Pitigliano. In the way you'll go through the via cava, and may have an idea how it was like to be an etruscan. Attention: you might...More

1  Thank Lorena G
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

It is simply amazing how an ancient society can construct such monuments and roads. The signs around the area give some information and explanations in English about the Etruscan people and the whole area is nice for a hike or just an easy walk in...More

Thank Yarden85
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Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

If you are even slightly interested in the Etruscan civilisation this is a must to see. Hidden in the forest very mysterious place. You will be surprised how advanced architectonically they were. How to find it: the entry to the park is not in the...More

2  Thank Marcin G
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