Cascata delle Marmore

The Cascata delle Marmore, or Waterfall of Marmore, is a man-made waterfall created by ancient Romans.  It falls over 165 meters (541 feet) over three “shelves,” making it one of the tallest in Europe and the largest man-made waterfall in the world.  Located near Terni, in the southern part of the Umbria region, the waterfall is definitely an amazing little (big!) gem of the region.  The area has been turned into a park/tourist attraction, with several walking paths winding its way up and around the waterfall.  They built a tunnel with a “lover’s balcony” jutting out over the cascade (which is currently under construction) and are in the process of creating a botanical garden…. [Read More]