The ancient medieval center of Valnerina is now very picturesque, especially in its oldest part, known as "The Land". "Highlights" to be visited: the Gothic church of St. John (XIII century), on which stands the bell tower and the parish church of Santa Maria, with its beautiful portal of the '400 containing great works of art..
One of the most beautiful scenery of Italy is this man-made waterfall created by the Romans. In 290 B.C. the consul Curio Dentato ordered the construction of a canal to divert the stagnant waters of the river Velino into the natural cliff at Marmore; from there, the water fell into the Nera river below. The total height of Marmore falls is 165 mt.
Small body of water just a few kilometers far from Terni. On its shores lies the small village of Piediluco and Echo Mountain, whose acoustics even allows you to repeat twice the verses of a poem. Because of its climatic conditions and the absence of winds, the lake was chosen by the Italian Rowing Federation as the venue for the World Cup. The lake is really a little gem, is similar to an alpine basin, but with the typical heights of the Apennines.
Lovely medieval village dominated by two splendid castles in the towns of Precetto and Mattarello. The most interesting Mummies Museum that collects intact the remains of some of the characters. It 'must visit the nearby and beautiful Abbey of San Pietro in Valle (XII century).
Visit the remains of the ancient Roman city of Carsulae is an experience that the visitor can not miss southern Umbria. The "Pompei of Umbria", located between the towns of Terni and San Gemini, allows those who follow its ancient streets, to relive the atmosphere of 2000 years, visiting theaters, amphitheatres, aqueducts and monuments of the glorious Roman civilization.
All the archaeological area is perfectly preserved in museum and is also available in a splendid "Antiquarium".
If you look for a route in the name of gastronomy, art, or to call a pure religion, the coupled-Cascia Norcia is the place for you. Cascia, the town of "St. Rita" is a little gem that tightens around the shrine dedicated to "Saint of impossible causes." Cascia is also famous for the production of '"red gold", the saffron of Cascia.
Norcia, his "majesty gastronomy", is set to delight its products famous all over the world, from pregiago Black Truffle of Norcia Ham and cheese so that the year made famous in the world. The town is a medieval gem lying on a beautiful valley, surrounded by its massive walls that jealously guard the square St. Benedict of Nursia and the mortal remains of the great patron saint of Europe. We can not mention, Castelluccio with his "flowery" and its lentils.
Ancient capital of Lombard, is one of the most charming villages in Italy. Walking through its streets, it seems to take a dip in a past full of emotions. Relevance only the Tower Bridge, the highest in the Middle Ages and the Rocca Albornoz (XVI century).
Other important monuments are the Cathedral, the Amphitheatre and the New Theatre. In addition, the city attracts many tourists every year from all over the world to participate and see his famous "Festival of Two Worlds."
The Valnerina, the valley of the Nera river that starts from the Sibillini Mountains and reaches Terni, where it receives the waters of the river Velino, before emptying into the blond Tiber.
The valley is rich in history, monuments and quaint medieval villages, which have remained intact over the centuries and who have maintained as much as possible, the healthy flow of life, typical of the "peoples of Umbria."