The Monks who lived in the tufa rock

Monks who once lived in Northern Lazio as hermits, dug churches and convents into the Tufa rock.….
Marta, a fisherman's village on Lake Bolsena…


fischerman culture in medieval town near rome



THE MONKS WHO LIVED IN THE TUFA ROCK

Your

english-speaking driver will pick you up at your hotel in Rome and whisk you away from the chaos of the city


Discover the Romitori on a guided hike excursion… during the Middle Ages some monks retreated into the woods of Tuscia and dug churches, convents and other structures into the Tufa rock. Traces of these sites were lost for ages. Today, by the waters of uncontaminated rivers and protected by a thick vegetation, these sites can be found and visited There, surrounded only by the sounds of nature, murmuring waters and whispering leaves, it seems as if time has stopped and is suspended…


Typical Lunch of fish specialities on a farm by the lake 
(appetizers, first and second courses, side dish, cake and beverages are included)



TRADITIONS OF THE FISHERMAN ON THE LAKE

History and descriptions of the curiosities of the Bisentina and Martana Islands, the town of Marta, and the promontory of Capodimonte. The guide will accompany on a walk along Marta's shore-promenade, telling stories and traditions of the local fisherman and fish-based economy of this town

Drop off to the hotel at the end of the day

chapel in to the wild



nature near rome



fischerman town  overlooking the bolsena lake