The beautiful Blera, the garden of Tuscia, nature, countryside, excellent food and family welcome.
The walk in the “Selvasecca” estate in Blera allows you to immerse yourself in the unspoiled nature typical of the lower Maremma.
Managed by the “Agricultural University of Blera” (a body that deals with the protection of the territory).
The estate is grazed by cows and horses raised in the wild. Within this area there are large fountains for watering animals with traditional wind pumps.
An ancient Roman rural villa is also present at the site of Selvasecca di Blera. The villa site is marked by a courtyard building that includes a remarkable vaulted cistern built using opus caementicium.
Blera, unspoiled nature in “Selvasecca estate” and organic lunch – Private tour
The path of the Forra (Canyon) of the Biedano stream allows you to immerse yourself in history and in the most uncontaminated nature.
In a few minutes, you descend from the bridge built in the thirties, one of the highest in the Viterbo area, to the bottom of the valley, and walk on the Ponte del Diavolo (Devil’s Bridge), built in the 5th century BC along the Via Clodia, an ancient Roman consular road. And it will be exciting to stop along the stream to admire the two bridges, one under the other, witnesses of 2500 years of history.
Walking along the Biedano stream, you will encounter tunnels, Etruscan tombs and the “Mole”, constructions that allowed the river water to be used to grind wheat and other cereals; the vegetation is luxuriant and very particular everywhere, thanks to a very cool and humid climate, which allows you to find beech trees just 150 meters above sea level, a very rare situation in Italy.
Blera, excursion in the “Forra canyon” and organic lunch – Private tour
In Blera you can also experience all stages of extra virgin olive oil value chain of oil, from farm to fork, with the help of a technical and professional equipment provided, you can pick olives from the plant.
The olives will be brought to the mill of the Oil Cooperative of Blera and then transformed into extra virgin olive oil. So you will have the opportunity to bring to your house the extravirgin olive oil obtained from your work and know all the stages of transformation taking place in the mill.
From olives to extra-virgin olive oil, experience Olive Harvest in Italy – Private Tour
In Blera it will also be possible to relax in a farmhouse for lunch.
Here we will eat dishes based on meat, truffles, wild herbs, artisanal cheeses and typical zero-kilometer products seasoned with excellent extra virgin olive oil.
Do not miss the opportunity to visit Blera.
The city of Blera is easily reachable from the Port of Civitavecchia and from Rome.