Amelia (406 m 12.077 from.) is a city of ancient origins, perched, to the inside walls of a powerful pre-Roman, sulla sommità di un colle tra le valli del Tevere e del Nera adatta per i tuoi viaggi in Umbria. The extraordinary originality and persistence of `urban settlement, valuable artistic and architectural (from the Romanesque period to the eighteenth century), the majesty of the palaces, the splendor of the surrounding countryside make it one of the most precious gems of our region.
Founded (according to the testimony of Cato) in 1134 a.C. was surrounded by monumental polygonal walls in the third century BC. Fu un Ricco municipio novel, in an area dotted with villas and fertile agricultural.
Sacked by the Goths under Totila, became a free city and 1307 he submitted to the Papal.


Parking: Square in September XXI.
Public toilets: we are in the Palace in which there is the Cloister Boccarini and another in the Museum of Archaeology.

Paving: Amelia as most of the medieval villages shows considerable ascents and stairways, Whether in the cobblestones, it is recommended that the accompanying.

Tourist Desk: is located in the lower area of ​​Amelia, which is reached along the regional road 205 Via Roma, before arriving in Piazza 21 September there are public gardens and the entry of these is the One Stop Tourist, Via Roma 4. Open Monday to Saturday from 09.00 all 13.00 and from 15.30 all 18.30 (except that Monday afternoon is closed). Such. 0744.981453. In summer it is also open an Info Point near the Tourist Desk is open on Sunday morning from 10.00 all 13.00.
Signs blind: not present.

Tourist Information Office of the district Amelia
(Municipalities of Amelia, Alviano, Attigliano, Avigliano Umbro, Jupiter, Guardea, Lugnano, Montecastrilli, Pen Teverina)
Via Roma, 4 – 05022 Amelia
Such. 0744981453 – Fax 0744981566

Common: such. 0744-9761 fax 0744-976232 Municipal Police 0744-976201 (office) 0744-982425 (place Guardia XXI Square in September)

Source image: Photo:M. Tortoioli

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