Activities & Tours
Time travel in the badlands landscape of Civita di Bagnoregio (Viterbo)

Duration: two days. Departure and arrival both in Florence

Field trip goals: Observation of paleosols in a context strongly characterized by gullies landscape; agricultural systems (vineyards),

Destination: Civita di Bagnoregio – Castiglione in Teverina (Viterbo province)

Soil-related topics: Geology, geochemistry, terroir, erosion and gullies landscape

Other multidisciplinary topics:  eco-sustainable tourism, intensive agriculture and industry, climate change (extreme events, global warming, soil erosion)

Civita di Bagnoregio ( 180 km from Florence)
Gullies landscape surrounding Civita di Bagnoregio village
Buried paleosols in the volcanic area

Socio-cultural themes: At the border between Lazio and Umbria, stop in Orvieto city, visit to the cathedral (XIII century), get an overview of Bolsena volcanic lake in the geological context, visit Civita di Bagnoregio, the medieval village birthplace of San Bonaventura.

Bolsena Lake, Lazio region
Duomo di Orvieto, Umbria region