Civitavecchia arose from an Etruscan settlement and was one of the strategic places of the Roman era for being located next to Rome. It was founded by the emperor Trajan, hence numerous monuments, squares or streets refer to it and whose history is flooded by its name.
What to see in Civitavecchia? Fort Michelangelo is one of the most characteristic places in the city. It is considered one of the most important architectures on the coast, where you can find the Vanvitelli Fountain, the Ancient Rock of Civitavecchia and the Lazareto Pier. Right in front is the Piazza della Vita, super pretty. The Port is another of the favorite enclaves to visit, of great beauty and tourist interest. Just 7 km from the city, is the Sanctuary of the Maddonna de Pantano, it is worth visiting! They say that his Virgin of Medjugorie cried blood in 1995, a real curiosity! And of course, visit the Cathedral of Civitavecchia, an architectural gem.
If you want to know what to do in Civitavecchia, you have to walk through the Marina of Civitavecchia that includes the entire promenade. Enjoy a bath in the Ficoncella Thermal Baths. Do you know that the water is the same in which the emperor Trajan bathed? This also enjoyed the Bullfighting Baths that you can visit given its good state of conservation. Visit the historic center and stroll through Plaza Leandra, where the Church of the Star is located. Get a chance to cross the old city walls through the Archetto. And without a doubt, visit the San Lorenzo Market and enjoy the atmosphere in the Ghetto of Civitavecchia.
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