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Monterano Natural Preserve

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Address: Exit A12 at Cerveteri-Ladispoli | Piazza Tubingen, 1, 00060, Bracciano, Italy
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+39 06 996 2724

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Amazing ruins

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... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2015
San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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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 of the pin. The town ruins are up and to the right of the pin... More 

4 Thank Somuch2enjoy
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
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,

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

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

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

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

Thank R H
Rome, Italy
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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 Etruscan past wherever you look. Don't miss Antica Monterano - the abandoned town with an... More 

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