Activities

L’Antica Quercia is found near the small village of Otricoli.
It is in the province of Terni and a part of the Valnerina~Marmore district.

Otricoli has two supermarkets, three fruit & veg shops, two butchers, a pharmacy, a pasta shop, two small art galleries, several small boutiques,
a photo & photocopy shop and a beautiful Catholic church.

There are several places of interest nearby:

  • Ocriculum
    Nearby is an archeological site, an ancient Roman city built upon the Tiber river.
    This was first city out from Rome to be built along the Via Flaminia.
    It is still possible to see many of the characteristic structures, an amphitheatre, baths etc.
    At the Ocricolum you really step back in time. A wonderful place to picnic and dream of times gone by.
  • Poggio D´Otricoli
    Near Otricoli is a small medieval castle: Poggio.
  • Cascata delle Marmore (waterfalls)
    A popular parkland and tourist spot, beautiful at night but check the information provided for opening times.
  • Parco Fluviale del Nera
    The first park in Italy to use biological cultivation.
    This national park was instituted in 1995, with the goal to protect and preserve varieties of native flora that are found to be under threat.
    The park is open to tourists as a place to find peace and tranquillity.
  • Monterivoso
    This village has a large Ethnographic Museum that has many displays depicting the life and times of the pre-industrial peasant culture found in Umbria.
  • Polino
    Is a village built upon the highest point of Umbria.
    It is 830m above sea level. In winter you can go cross country skiing on the magnificent ski slopes and forest trails.
  • Sports Tourism in Valnerina
    Rafting Canoeing, kayaking (Lake Piediluco)
  • Sports fishing
    The lake for sports fishing "L´Oasi di Borghetto" is in Civita Castellana on the Via Flaminia 61km Loc. Borghetto, fish for trout sized up to 8 kg.
    Hours: Monday to Friday; from 8 a.m. to sunset Saturday from 7.30 a.m. to sunset.
    On Sunday the lake opens from 6 a.m.