Day 11a. Pitigliano and Vie Cave.August 15, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C
Vie Cave territory was shaped by the volcanic activity in the area on the border between Tuscany and Lazio around 600,000 years ago: the eruptions formed the tuff rocks that characterize this place. The Etruscans who established the strict bond with this land, then built their houses atop of the tuff cliffs.
This civilization endured from before the time of the earliest Etruscan inscriptions (c. 700 BC) until its assimilation into the Roman Republic, beginning in the late 4th century BC with the Roman–Etruscan Wars.Read more