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Monterano Natural Preserve

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What a peaceful lovely place. The ruins are really divided into two very close to one another... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Ithaca, New York
Awesome walking to be had

The ruins are definitely the big attraction of the area, however the reserve itself should be given... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
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5 May 2018
26 Jan 2018
“Awesome walking to be had”
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

What a peaceful lovely place. The ruins are really divided into two very close to one another areas. Both are interesting. Can't wait to go to a medieval festival there in 2 weeks.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

The ruins are definitely the big attraction of the area, however the reserve itself should be given the attention it deserves, there is excellent walking to be had amongst the many trails, visiting creeks and etruscan tombs along the way. we saw nobody in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I spent a morning exploring these ruins and walking through the nature surrounding it and I must say it was glorious. I was not expecting much when I first arrived but I very much enjoyed my visit and if you are passing by well worth...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Giovanna1988
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The area around the abandoned town of Antica Monterano is an amazing area to explore. To make your visit easy, type "Antica Monterano" into Google Maps and the pin lands on the main dirt road. Use satellite view. The church ruins are to the left...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank Somuch2enjoy
Reviewed 2 September 2015

if around Manziana or Tolfa, Canale Monterano is worth the visit. Make sure it is a sunny and dry day as it might get a bit muddy if raining,

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Romanbiker
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Beautifully preserved historical area highly recommended! Loved the old original ruins of Monterano including the aqueduct from old Roman days!

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Hillary P
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We visited Monterano itself just after their festival. An abandoned village with many interesting buildings and features.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank R H
Reviewed 24 June 2012

You have to be quite determined to find your way into the nature reserve at Canale Monterano but in the end if you follow the signs - you will and it's worth it. There are sulphurous springs, butterflies of all colours and signs of an...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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