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La Scarzuola

Località Montegiove, 05010 Montegabbione TR, Italy

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About La Scarzuola

La Scarzuola is a rural town in Umbria, located in the Montegiove hamlet of the municipality of Montegabbione, in the province of Terni. It is well known for the ancient convent where, according to tradition, St. Francis of Assisi lived, and for the villa in the form of a "city-theater", conceived and built in the twentieth century by the Milanese architect Tomaso Buzzi as a personal interpretation of the theme of the " ideal city ".

Attractions near La Scarzuola

Monte Peglia10.06km from La Scarzuola

The upstream Peglia is a mountain umbra situated in the territory of the municipality of San Venanzo, belonging to a group of reliefs that separate the territory of Orvieto from the Tiber valley , in the median segment of its path in the area of Umbria region .  It is included in the area of ​​the Monte Peglia and Selva di Meana park, with an area enclosed between the course of the Fersinone , Chiani , Faena and Calvana streams . The state-owned area is managed by the mountain community of the s

Monte Cetona11.59km from La Scarzuola

The Monte Cetona is a mountain located in the southern Tuscany region of Italy.  The mountain stands near the SE border of the province of Siena, and closes the long, hilly ridge which divides val d'Orcia from val di Chiana. Not far from the summit there are several transission masts whose broadcasts, due to prominence and isolation of the mountain, can reach the areas of Perugia, Orvieto, and Arezzo. The Monte Cetona belongs to an S.C.I. also named Monte Cetona, which covers an area of 1604 ha.

Concordia Theater17.42km from La Scarzuola

The Teatro Della Concordia in Monte Castello di Vibio, in the province of Perugia, is the smallest Italian theater and one of the smallest historical theaters. It is defined with the slogan "the smallest in the world" as it is the faithful and successful miniature reproduction of the great Italian and European theaters.

Tiber River Park18.32km from La Scarzuola

The Tiber is the third-longest river in Italy, rising in the Apennine Mountains in Emilia-Romagna and flowing mainly through Umbria and Lazio to the Tyrrhenian Sea, between Ostia and Fiumicino.  The river is well-known because the city of Rome was founded on its eastern banks.

Well of St. Patrick19.77km from La Scarzuola

The historic well of San Patrizio is a structure built by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in Orvieto, between 1527 and 1537, at the behest of Pope Clement VII, a veteran of the Sack of Rome and eager to protect himself in the event of a siege of the city in which he had withdrawn. During Antonio da Sangallo's absences, the works were entrusted to Giovanni Battista da Cortona, while the decorative parts are by Simone Mosca .

The necropolis of the Crocefisso del Tufo is an Etruscan necropolis located at the base of the cliff of Orvieto , which reached its maximum extension between the middle of the sixth century BC and the middle of the following century. It is accessed from a pedestrian street connected to the pedestrian walkway that surrounds the cliff. The small church that gave the necropolis its name can also be reached via a charming pedestrian path that descends from Porta Maggiore.

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The region of Umbria is in central Italy and is an attractive destination for a low-key, pleasant holiday.  It is one of the few Italian regions to have no coastline, and its countryside is green and fertile, much of it wooded and hilly. Umbria is often described as a walkers' paradise.