The origins of the Università Agraria are to be found in what were, in the late Middle Ages in Italy, Guilds and Corporations. Between the 14th and 15th centuries, the presence of two important Guilds is attested: that of the Greengrocers (Ortolani), documented as far back as 1379, the year of the drafting of the Statute, and that of the Wheat workers (Lavoratori del frumento), and it is precisely in the Guild of the Wheat Workers that the origins of what is now the Università Agraria can be traced. The name Università Agraria is closely linked with La Roccaccia, so called because of the presence of the medieval castle of Rocca Giorgii or Jorii.
La Roccaccia is the main operational farming centre of the Università Agraria and is the place where ancient traditions are revived: hectares of coppice woodland, horses and Maremma cows in the wild, equine and cow breeding.
Mountain-biking and horse-riding enthusiasts can venture on an approximately 25 km route through the bush.
A nature trail in the Roccaccia woods of about 1 km, it will be possible to observe and learn about the wide biodiversity characteristic of this area and the Mediterranean maquis.
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The Tarquinia Adventure Park is located on Strada Litoranea, covers an area of 9 hectares and is located by the sea.
The month of May is dedicated to the Madonna Santissima di Valverde, the Patron Saint of Tarquinia, to whom an ancient sanctuary in the town is dedicated.
This artistic event is open to everyone and celebrates creativity and talent.
The fusion of wine and culture in Tarquinia is referred to as ‘DiVino Etrusco’.
Along the streets of the city, paintings and floral carpets of considerable value are created during the Corpus Domini event.