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Rocca Di Narni

Via di Feronia, 05035 Narni TR, Italy

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About Rocca Di Narni

The Rocca Albornoziana of Narni is a stronghold located in the homonymous city, in southern Umbria.  It was built in 1367 for defensive purposes at the behest of Cardinal Egidio Albornoz and is located at 332 m asl. It dominates the town and the valley of the Nera river from a very favorable strategic position. It overlooks, on one side, the Ternana basin, being able to easily control the access roads to Perugia, Amelia, and Terni; on the other side, it faces the SSO, dominating the via Flaminia



Attractions near Rocca Di Narni

Narni Sotterranea0.91km from Rocca Di Narni

Narni underground is a complex of hypogea rediscovered since 1977, consisting for the most part of water cisterns and rooms used for different uses, both by the population and by the monastic orders. Some of them are now open to the public. The historic center of Narni is full of artificial cavities, especially cisterns to collect and store water. For this reason, in 1981 the first-ever conference on artificial cavities was organized in the city, which traced a path followed by many archaeologic

The Cascata Delle Marmore is a waterfall located about 7 km away from Terni, in Umbria, almost at the end of the Valnerina, the long valley carved by the Nera river. It is a controlled flow waterfall, one of the highest in Europe, being able to count on a total height difference of 165  m , divided into three jumps, inserted in a large natural park. The name derives from the calcium carbonate salts present on the rocks which are similar to white marble.

Marmore Falls16.47km from Rocca Di Narni

Marmore Falls, a mass of water that falls from a height of about 165 meters, which is a mix of natural beauty, human intelligence and fairytales. This waterway is the tallest human-made waterfall in the world. It’s impressive stature is a 2,000-year-old testament to human engineering.

Nera River Park17.29km from Rocca Di Narni

The Nera is a 116-kilometer long river that flows almost entirely in Umbria, Italy. It is the largest tributary to the Tiber, its sources are in the Monti Sibillini east of Foligno. It flows southward past Terni and Narni. It joins the Tiber near Orte. Its largest tributaries are the Velino and the Corno.

Lago di Piediluco19.1km from Rocca Di Narni

The Piediluco Lake is located in ' Central Italy: its shores lies the village of Piediluco, a hamlet of Terni. Located in the south-eastern offshoots of Umbria , with a branch that borders on Lazio , the Piediluco lake, even if it is 1.85 km², can be considered the largest natural lake basin in the region after Trasimeno. The name seems to be able to be interpreted as "at the foot of the sacred wood". Together with the Lungo , Ripasottile and Ventina lakes located in the province of Rieti.

Sacro Bosco22.52km from Rocca Di Narni

A beautiful garden which was made in wood and many of its giant sculptures were carved from living rock. Stylistically, Bomarzo represents a step towards the drama of the Baroque. The garden was created during the 16th century. The park's name stems from the many larger-than-life sculptures, some sculpted in the bedrock, which populate this predominantly barren landscape.

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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.