S.P. 22 Sovana – San Martino sul Fiora a un Km da Sovana - Sovana
The park named “Città del Tufo”, or “City of the Tufa”, in the district area of the town of Sorano, offers visitors the chance to interact with a natural landscape left virtually untouched, with its picturesque forms of tuffaceous reliefs divided by deep valleys, rich in vegetation. The park also comprises the Etruscan necropolis of Sovana and the rock settlements of San Rocco and Vitozza. Regarding the Etruscan period, the most important of these sites is Sovana. Here are fine examples of necropolises with monumental rock tombs, such as that named Hildebrand, after Pope Gregory VII, born in Sovana, the tombs of Pola, Tifone and Sirena, or “Pole”, “Typhoon” and “Mermaid”, numerous “semidado”, or “semi-dice” tombs, open on one side with the other 3 sides buried into a rock wall, and last in order of discovery the tomb of the “Winged Demons”.
Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm
FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER
Every day from 10 am to 7 pm
OCTOBER and ALL SAINTS' DAY
Every day from 10 am to 6 pm
Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm
Holiday weekend of the Immaculate Conception (7-8) and Christmas Holiday period (21-23; from 26 to 31) from 10 to 5 pm CLOSED: 24 & 25.
Full ticket: € 5,00
Reduced ticket: € 3,50
The € 10,00 ticket includes entrance to the "City of the Tuff" Archaeological Park, the Museum of the Middle Ages with Fort Orsini and the Sovana Museum Complex with the Museum of San Mamiliano.
Director: Lara Arcangeli
Info and reservations: 0564-614074 0564-633099
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