Cortona

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According to George Dennis, Cortona has a long and colourful history and has been known by many different names in the past. Originally part of Umbria, in the latter stages of the Gothic War (535-554), Cortona was ransacked and destroyed. However, in the 600s BC, the Etruscans won it in battle, enlarged it, and renamed it Curtun. In later years, …

What Is There to Know About Saturnia

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In the municipality of Manciano in Maremma, you will notice that there is a small town that is situated on a hilltop that overlooks the world famous thermal springs known as Saturnia. The town resembles an Etruscan feel and can be found along the Roman road Clodia which is in the middle of the Cassia and Aurelia roads. The way …