Piediluco lake and Marmore falls (Terni)
Trip to Terni, in Umbria, Italy, to see Piediluco lake and Marmore falls, currently considered the continental Europe's highest waterfalls, with their height of 162 meters. Excursion to the roman empire ruins of Carsulae and to the medieval town of Narni.
Pictures of Piediluco lake, about 10 kilometers from Terni, in Umbria, central Italy.
The ancient town of Piediluco, on the lake with the same name. Very narrow streets and stairs connect the homes between them. No cars here!
The town of Greccio with Terminillo mountain, as visible from Piediluco lake.
Views on Piediluco lake and town.
The main street in Piediluco town.
Marmore falls seen from top (only the first jump of water is visible from here), where there is also a beautiful view onto Valnerina valley.
Top-left: a view on Valnerina valley in Umbria, Italy. Top-right: a view of Terni.
Papigno, about halfway from Marmore town and Marmore waterfall main entrance. The roofs are gray due to smoke released from an old factory, now closed many years ago.
Marmore falls seen from below.
Views on Marmore falls, with the gates closed (left) and open (right).
Click HERE to see a movie of the falls (requires Quicktime).
Carsulae is an archaeological site containing ruins from the Roman empire, dated about 2000 years. The site has a theatre, an amphitheater, a cemetery, a market center and a road paved with stones.
The small "San Damiano" church is part of Carsulae ruins.
The ancient "Flaminia" street crosses the roman town of Carsulae.
The "San Damiano" arc is the northern door to Carsulae.
View on the town of Sangemini (left) and view onto the countryside around Terni, seen from St. Erasmo.
The trip continues to Narni, an interesting medieval town. Here, the central square.
Narrow streets in Narni's downtown.
The fortress overlooking Narni.
Panorama of Terni seen from Narni's fortress.