CERVETERI – DAY TWO

Originally known as Caere, Cerveteri was one of the city-states of the Etruscan League.  The Necropoli della Banditaccia, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, is located 2 kilometers outside of the town.  There is a bus which you can take from Piazza Aldo Moro that takes you to the Necropoli, but I highly…

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CERVETERI – Day One – pt 2

Back in Piazza Aldo Moro, I began to explore this newer section of town a bit, before stopping for lunch.Set into the cliff sides around the town are caves in which one can find wine merchants, selling local wine at incredibly low prices.  Most of these places also serve food, so I decided to have…

CERVETERI – Day One- pt 1

There are four easy ways in which one can arrive in Cerveteri.  One is to drive oneself.  It’s about a 45/50 minute drive from Roma, depending on which part of the Capital City you are leaving from.  The second option is taking a taxi, which can set you back anywhere from S75.00 – $100.00.  Option…

LADISPOLI – Day Three

My plan for day three was to walk over to Marina di San Nicola, where the illustrious remains of the Villa di Pompeo are.Walking through town, I passed another market, this one daily.Having looked at a map before leaving the apartment, I knew that if I walked south along Via Roma, all the way to…

LADISPOLI – Day Two

Day Two was another fun day, full of surprises and adventure! For starters, since I was close by, (at least when you looked at a map, it seemed that way), I thought I’d try and find the Torre Flavia, an ancient roman tower that is situated on the beach, in Ladisopoli.  On the map, it…