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Marmore Falls - Cascata delle Marmore

Terni is the second province of Umbria and the further south city in the direction of Rome, between Spoleto and Amelia. You can get there from the north and then from Spoleto through the Valico della Somma, one of the greenest and most beautiful areas in Umbria. It is located in the plain where the Serra and the Nera rivers meet and it opens itself to the plain of Viterbo Lazio, a place where many years ago, many farmers moved from Umbria with their animals only to find green and rich lands. Terni is an example of modern city, open to receive the future economic challenges over time, without denying its glorious past. It’s the city where you can see the origins of industry with large steelworks, chemical factories and up to the north towards the greenery Valnerina, it’s the place where you can admire the nature and the very important Marmore’s Falls. The city center of Terni houses monuments such as the Church of San Salvatore and the Romanic Cathedral. Something very beautiful is the futuristic tower that rises above the Old Town Hall and which shows a city that looks to the future. If you choose Terni for a holiday or a weekend you can not miss a visit to the Marmore’s Falls. These are on the road that leads Terni to Norcia and a few kilometers away from the city center. The Marmore's Falls with their 3 sections, with a total height of 165 m, are one of the tallest in Europe and the tallest man-made waterfall in the world. Its source is a portion of the waters of the river Velino and it pours into the valley below formed by the river Nera. Admiring the Marmore’s Falls, a worldwide heritage, and be the spectator of one of most magnificent shows that nature can offer to people, you get an extraordinary contact with the surrounding nature. The Marmore’s Falls are open to the public and charges apply. The opening of the water is regulated by the man and there are 2/3 daily openings. Through trails passable only by foot and following the directions, you can go up to the Falls during the opening of the water and the walk becomes an unforgettable show where you can see all the nature’s greatness, majesty and power. The Marmore’s Falls are an unforgettable place for your holidays in Umbria, where you can spend moments of true relaxation.

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