Bomarzo

Villa Meonia

Villa Meonia

Nature in Bomarzo

Villa Meonia is located in the natural setting of "Colle Valle" in Bomarzo. Villa Meonia is surrounded by a large park, which wraps it in its tranquil ...

Bomarzo

Bomarzo is very famous all over the world for its Park of the Monsters (The Monsters of Bomarzo) also named as the Garden at Bomarzo, a Renaissance monumental complex realized in c. 500 by  Pierfrancesco Orsini who sculptured such unreal monsters from the massive vulcanic stones : examples are a dragon , a turtle, Hannibal’s elephant, an orc with its mouth wide open, a monster with inscription on lips “Qui ogni pensiero vola” (here thoughts fly away) etc.

Bomarzo park is visited all year round and is of particular attraction for young people. There is also a special event on April 24/25  “Sagra del biscotto “ (Festival of a Typical Cake) homage to the patron of Bomarzo: St.Anselmo.