CELLENO THE GHOST VILLAGE
Celleno was first devastated by disease, landslides and other terrible events, occurred during unspecified years.Then,in 1931 it was finally destroyed by an earthquake, and today is considered a ghost village.
Some years ago, a redevelopment recovery project of the village has been launched and named Celleno as“the ghost village”.
Orvieto has always been known for its three wonders, the Cathedral, the tuff cliff and the St. Patrick’s Well. However, it offers many more attractions, not only artistic but also naturalistic and archaeological ones. Its intimate and deep underground sphere represents one of its most typical and fascinating aspects.
For centuries,Viterbo has been defined the City of the Popes, in memory of the period in which the papacy was moved to this city that still bears the signs of that splendor, despite having even more ancient origins. As ancient Etruscan capital and of great historical traditions, Viterbo has kept its original monumental structure as one of the most important ones in Lazio.
The city has an incredibly rich historical and cultural heritage built up in three thousand years of history.
The charming city also holds surprises underground, with the suggestive Narni underground path.Besides, it seems that this little town has also inspired the author C.S. Lewis in writing "The Chronicles of Narnia".
The town of Rome is 110 km from the Borgo di San Michele. It can be reached by train from Sipicciano and Alviano stations or by car via the Firenze-Roma highway. Below you can find a link to the Trenitalia website, with train timetables, information and online ticket purchase.
With its museums, palaces and churches,Florence hosts some of the most important artistic treasures in the world.
The city of Florence is reachable by train from Alviano station, or alternatively by car via the Florence-Rome highway.