THE ETRUSCAN ROUTE 

              Three days riding trek between the old etruscan cities of VULCI and CASTRO

 

PROGRAMME:

1° day:

-One day riding trip with the BUTTERI in the Archaeological Park, where we will work with livestock among several herds of cows and horses grazing in wild state.We will ride through Etruscan Ruins and Necropolis, reach the Pellicone Lake and cross the Vulci Etruscan Bridge, whick is 2500 years old and 37 metres high.Lunch in Capannetto Mengarelli.Dinner and overnight in a typical Maremmano Farmhouse in Pietrafitta.

2° day:

-Breakfast and departure for one day riding trip to reach the Castro Ruins and Necropolis in a lonely maremmano atmosphere.

We will cross the CAVONE, an ancient narrow path dug out into the tuff rock, one hundred metres long and 15 metres high.

On the way back to Pietrafitta we will stop for lunch in a sheephard's inn, where we will taste many cheese's varieties,sheep's meat and a lot of vegetables . Dinner and overnight in the Maremmano Farmhouse in Pietrafitta.

3° day:

-Breakfast and departure for one day riding trip to a lonely area reaching the unknown Strozzavolpe Waterfall and the Poggio Conte Hermitage, in a wild canyon along the Fiora River.After a stop for a snack,we will cross a wild valley where many horses, cows and sheeps graze in wild state and we will return to Vulci Park at about 4 pm.

Max weight of the rider kg. 90