Tuoro sul Trasimeno

Tuoro sul Trasimeno

The place Tuoro sul Trasimeno is 309 meters above sea level on the northern shore of Lake Trasimeno (Perugia Province, Umbria region) and has 3780 inhabitants (December 31, 2015). The village consists of two parts: the city proper to the gently sloping hills and the resulting lakeside settlement of Punta Navaccia with a harbor and beach. In 217 v. Chr. Fought nearby at Sanguineto the troops of Hannibal and the Roman army a fierce battle that ended in a complete defeat of the Romans under Gaius Flaminius. On the historic site, a trail has been established. The stations of the battle are explained with panels. You will find the graves of buried by Hannibal thirty Carthaginian nobles and numerous cremation graves of Roman and African soldiers. On the lakeside exhibition area Campo del Sole in which 28 large sculptures of Italian and international artists from the years 1985 to 1989 are that are reminiscent of the Hannibal battle lies.

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