THE ETRUSCAN ROUTE 

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

 

PROGRAMME:

1° day:

-One day riding 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 thought Etruscan Ruins and Necropolis.We will 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 1 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 and a lot of vegetables and sheep meat. Dinner and overnight in the Maremmano Farmhouse in Pietrafitta.

3° day:

-Breakfast and departure for 1 day riding trip to a lonely area reaching the unknown Strozzavolpe Waterfull 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 kg. 90