Civitavecchia is located 72 km north west of Rome on the "Aurelia" in a central position between Rome and Etruria's heart. The founding of Civitavecchia is put around the year one thousand when the people from Centumcellae came back to the Civitasvetula.
In 1508 Pope Giulio II built a fortress. In XVII century Civitavecchia became the most beautiful port in the Mediterranean. At the beginning of XX century the city became the bridge head between the Sardinian and the continent. The city was completely destroyed by the bombardments in 1943.
Today Civitavecchia has an important role as sea port in the heart of Italy, this function was maximised on the occasion of the 2000 Jubilee when Civitavecchia was the sea extry gate of Rome.
|Municipality of Civitavecchia|
|Tourist Association Pro Loco Civitavecchia|
|Port of Civitavecchia|
|Taurine Thermal Baths|