vada and its history

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vada and its history

vada and its history

City of the sea, is known Since antiquity to be a natural harbour and testimony of Therefore, the ancient name "Vadum" (berthing, ford). Described by authors such as Pliny and Cicero, became known as a port of Volterra And, subsequently, its inlet was also an excellent refuge for pirates Saracens.
I note the "dry of Vada " which caused the loss of many ships Roman, who left here some of the most important of Trade in greek-Roman world . Many artefacts as amphorae , Terracotta vases and marbles worked you can still find on Low depths.
The place is also known for landing Giuseppe Garibaldi in 1867, after His imprisonment in Caprera. The oldest monument of the city is the Tower of Go , built by Pisa around 1400, which was used as a beacon and Today is the venue of laboratory education.
Long Beach Free (5 km) offers many entertainment ranging from fishing to Serf, followed by schools sailing, skating, tennis courts and Beach volleyball. The zone area stretches from Rada of Saraceno , As was called Coast of the Etruscans , the pine forests of Pietrabianca and the residential area Molino Fire to Mezzanta .
In this beach 1998/1999/2000, along with Castiglioncello, had Attributing bandier blue .

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