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A real gem

Lot's of tourists think there is just Rome, not realising this nice city nearby. Young people... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Tom K
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Venice, Italy
A jump in the Medieval Age

I found out after visiting San Pellegrino that it is the biggest original medieval area in the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Clody17
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lot's of tourists think there is just Rome, not realising this nice city nearby. Young people gather on weekend nights on the steps.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom K
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I found out after visiting San Pellegrino that it is the biggest original medieval area in the world and it actually is. It is amazing to walk around and get lost in the tiniest streets you have ever seen. We had our baby in his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clody17
Reviewed 18 June 2018

For as far as the eye can see, all the buildings in the Quartiere San Pellegrino are made of peperino stone, a locally found grey lava trachite typically used in Viterbo in the Middle Ages. The Quartiere is full of impressive one and two storey...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Did not know that Virterbo had such an abundance of Medieval ruins and will be back to explore again

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved the medieval part of Viterbo..Great restaurants and buildings. At night it bwcomes alive and is rather busy!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Zizi C
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The medieval neighborood of San Pellegrino in Viterbo is the most fascinating zone in town. You won't find hordes of tourists there, so you'll be able to enjoy and breathe its ancient atmosphere. Many buildings are original of XIV century, streets are narrow, no cars;...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Luca C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

How does it feel like going back in time and experiencing the common lifestyle during the Medieval period? You can have all these by visiting Viterbo, a small town, a "comune" of Rome, in the Lazio Region. It is only around 2 hours away from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The San Pellegrino quarter is one of the best preserved and maintained medieval neighborhoods we've seen in any Italian city. It's charming, clean, and located very near to the cathedral and papal palace.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank dpeck
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The pilgrimage route winds around many small streets. What fascinates me was the various pavement designs. 1, large granite in rectangular shape, about 8-10 inches by 12-14 inches, set in herringbone design. Never seen before. 2. Smaller square basalt stone set in wave patterns. I...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank mimi g
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A lovely time spent wandering around the backstreets of the old quarter. Very medieval in appearance as you would expect. A beautiful small church in a small piazza is a little gem along with a small museum (one floor) and shops to visit.. It's a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bucketgob
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