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TUSCANIA
 

Population: c. 7,700
Surface area: 208 km2
Metres above sea level: 166

Origin of the name
The legend goes that the city was founded by Ascanius, son of Aeneas of Troy (or Tuscus, son of Hercules and Araxe). By Roman times the community was already known as "Tuscana" (not to be confused with the modern-day region of Tuscany).

Market-day
Friday morning

Worth tasting in the area
Wild boar, Ferlenghi mushrooms, snails and "diomeneguardi" (a sweet pizza), plus green asparagus, Canino extra-virgin olive oil DOP, pecorino (sheep's cheese) and tomatoes (for canning)

Quick guide to Tuscania

  Tuscania


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Cauliflower Fritters Festival
(17/01)

"Nitriti di Primavera"
(01/05)

Corpus Domini with flowe mosaics
(June)

Real-life Nativity Scene
(25-26/12)

 
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