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Terni

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Terni is in the Umbria region of Italy. It is mainly an industrial town and as a result was heavily bombed by the Allies during the Second World War. In the 19th Century it was known as the "Manchester of Italy".

Get in

From Rome, take the A1 Autostrada, leaving at Orte and follow the SS675 to Terni.

Trains run regularly from the Rome-Termini station. If you are coming from the north, take a train that stops at Orte to connect to the Terni train.

Get around

See

As a result of the bombing much of the city was heavily damaged. Consequently, Terni is now considered more interesting for its post-war architecture than its older structures. It is a place to visit if you are passing by, rather than somewhere that merits a special effort.

  • 1 City Hall (Palazzo Spada), Via Roma. The building is in the Renaissance style, and was designed by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger. The interior features notable frescoes depicting Greek myths and the battle of Lepanto. (updated Feb 2016)
  • 2 Caos, Viale Luigi Campofregoso, 98, ☏ +39 0744 28594. A former factory of methanol and other chemical products, now turned into museum. It houses a small, but interesting collection of works by Domenico Ghirlandaio and other minor Renaissance painters. The museum also displays archaeological items ranging from the early Iron Age to the late Roman Period. (updated Feb 2016)
  • 3 The Cathedral. was built in the 17th century. (updated Jan 2016)
  • 4 Church of St.Francis. (12th century) has a beautiful chapel (the Paradisi Chapel) with frescoes from the 14th century. (updated Jan 2016)
  • 5 Church of St. Salvatore, Via Cesare Bazzani, ☏ +39 0744 420467. is believed to have been built upon a Roman temple. (updated Jan 2016)

There are also ruins of a Roman Amphitheater and old town walls , together with some medieval buildings.

Excursions

  • 6 Cascate delle Marmore (can be reached from Terni by Bus No.7 or 21). These artificial waterfalls were built by the Romans. Whitewater rafting trips are available.[1] (updated Feb 2016)
  • 7 Lake Piediluco. A few km further east is Lake Piediluco, which hosts the Italian National Rowing Center and plays host to rowing teams from all over the world because of its almost ideal rowing conditions. (updated Feb 2016)

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Budget

  • 1 Hotel Centrale Minerva, Viale Campofregoso 50, ☏ +39 0744 402962. (updated Feb 2016)
  • 2 Brenta Hotel, Via Brenta 12. (updated Feb 2016)
  • 3 Brenta 2, Via Montegrappa 51, ☏ +39 0744 273 957. (updated Feb 2016)

Mid-range

  • 4 Millennium Hotel, P.zza Dante 2/C, (near the train station). (updated Feb 2016)
  • 5 Hotel De Paris, Viale della Stazione 52. (updated Feb 2016)

Splurge

  • 6 Valentino Hotel, Via Plinio il Giovane 5, ☏ +39 0744 402550. (updated Feb 2016)
  • 7 Michelangelo Palace, Via della Stazione 63. (updated Feb 2016)
  • 8 Best Western Garden Congress, via Bramante 4/6. (updated Feb 2016)

Go next

Spoleto, known for its Festival of the Two Worlds, Rieti and Todi are within easy reach by car as are many other fascinating towns in Umbria.


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