In addition to the traditional trip out of town with a packed lunch or a nice barbecue, here are some alternative ideas to spend the day of August.
From 1 to 3 August 2014 back to the DiVino Etrusco Tarquinia, the event that combines culture, food and wine in an intoxicating journey through the beautiful streets and squares of the historic center of the city, leading through the wines to discover the wonders of the Etruscan territory. Restaurants, wine bars, bars, ice cream parlors and pubs will offer street food theme DiVino Etrusco. In addition to wine, the festival will present a program guided tours, exhibitions, opening of monuments, shows and concerts. Visitors, every evening from 20 hours, can sip fine wines and get to know both large and small wineries in the Upper Lazio and nearby Tuscany. Nine points of tasting: Piazza Cavour with Terre Giorgini Santa Maria and Etruscaia; Piazza Duomo with Tenuta Sant'Isidoro and Muscari Tomajoli; Santo Stefano square with Villa Puri and Madonna Farm of stains; Soderini to square with Gradoli Winery; Via Vitelleschi with Cerveteri Cellar; Piazza San Martino with Montefiascone Cellar and Wine Makers Cimini Hills; Via Giuseppe Garibaldi Cantina Elisa; tree-Dante Alighieri with Poggio Nebbia and Gattavecchi. For the occasion, restaurants, wine bars, bars, ice cream parlors and pubs will offer street food theme DiVino Etrusco, giving the chance to taste real delicacies at reasonable costs. To animate the evenings concerts, performances by street artists and exhibitions, and a grand finale on August 3, at 22, in the church of Santa Maria in Castello, with the concert of Scipiobones (free admission), a chorus of trombones which will offer music by Verdi, Piazzolla, Rossini, Puccini, Webber, Williams, Morricone, Trovajoli, Miller and Renis. The ticket for the tastings will cost 10 € and will be valid for the entire duration of the event. Crates, two will be placed in Piazza Cavour and Piazza Giacomo Matteotti. DiVino Etrusco is organized by the city of Tarquinia, departments of tourism and trade, with the sponsorship of the Lazio Region, the Province of Viterbo, the support of the Chamber of Commerce of Viterbo and in collaboration with the Pro Loco Tarquinia and the Committee of San Martino. For information, visit the facebook page Tarquinia DiVino Etrusco.