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Best preserved medieval town center in Italy

Interesting place, very well preserved, in a town, Viterbo, that is a bit outside of the typical... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liviu A
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Viterbo, Italy
Perfectly preserved medieval neighborhood

The neighborhood of San Pellegrino, located on the southern section of Viterbo´s old town, is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting place, very well preserved, in a town, Viterbo, that is a bit outside of the typical tourist tracks in Italy. In addition to the great medieval architecture, the area has a lot of bars, trattorias, pizzerias and restaurants, places to hang out and enjoy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The neighborhood of San Pellegrino, located on the southern section of Viterbo´s old town, is a perfectly preserved medieval maze of splendid stone houses, towers, arches and narrow streets. Particularly interesting and typical of the area and period are the so called "pofferli" or external...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 23 December 2018

If you want to explore Italy off the beaten path then you should visit Viterbo. This lovely town north of Rome is a little gem and the medieval quarter of San Pellegrino is stunning.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lot's of tourists think there is just Rome, not realising this nice city nearby. Young people gather on weekend nights on the steps.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom K
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I found out after visiting San Pellegrino that it is the biggest original medieval area in the world and it actually is. It is amazing to walk around and get lost in the tiniest streets you have ever seen. We had our baby in his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Clody17
Reviewed 18 June 2018

For as far as the eye can see, all the buildings in the Quartiere San Pellegrino are made of peperino stone, a locally found grey lava trachite typically used in Viterbo in the Middle Ages. The Quartiere is full of impressive one and two storey...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Did not know that Virterbo had such an abundance of Medieval ruins and will be back to explore again

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved the medieval part of Viterbo..Great restaurants and buildings. At night it bwcomes alive and is rather busy!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Zizi C
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The medieval neighborood of San Pellegrino in Viterbo is the most fascinating zone in town. You won't find hordes of tourists there, so you'll be able to enjoy and breathe its ancient atmosphere. Many buildings are original of XIV century, streets are narrow, no cars;...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Luca C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

How does it feel like going back in time and experiencing the common lifestyle during the Medieval period? You can have all these by visiting Viterbo, a small town, a "comune" of Rome, in the Lazio Region. It is only around 2 hours away from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank CzarEmmanuel
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