Guide of Tolfa

Tolfa is a village on a hill near the foot of the Tolfa mountains overlooking the Maremma area and the sea, and from its hill you can smell the scent of the sea and the land. The area has been inhabited since the Copper Age (III-I millennium BC) thanks to Read more…

Guide of Città della Pieve

Città della Pieve is situated in a dominant position on the Valdichiana above Lake Trasimeno, near to the border between Umbria and Tuscany, not far from Lazio, in the middle of central Italy, on a hilly plateau characterized by deep valleys and gorges. From anywhere you look, its profile is Read more…

Guide of Vallerotonda

The village of Vallerotonda dates back to the Middle Ages when the population retreated to fortified castles on the orders of the cassinesi abbots, controllers of the places. The main activity of the population was sheep farming and marginal agriculture. Its name recalls the geomorphological features of the territory. Vallerotonda Read more…

Guide of Vallemaio

Vallemaio was founded in the Middle Ages by the dukes of Gaeta and is mentioned for the first time in 1040 in the records of the Abbey of Montecassino. It was subject to the control of the Abbey and in 1421, at the behest of Pope Martin V, was devastated. Read more…

Sant’Andrea del Garigliano

The medieval village was founded along the Garigliano river around a church dedicated to Sant’Andrea (St. Andrew), built by the abbey of Montecassino. The church was destroyed by the Saracens in 846 and rebuilt further upstream in 941 by the princes of Capua and was supported with a castle to Read more…

Guide of Capranica

Capranica is a town situated on a hill north of Rome along the Via Cassia, near the Lake of Vico. Its origins go back certainly to the Etruscans who roamed throughout the area but the village of Capranica is of medieval origin. In fact, the first medieval settlement dates back to Read more…

Guide of Sonnino

Sonnino is a medieval village perched on a hilltop of Colle Sant’Angelo of Monti Lepini. Certainly, the whole area was already inhabited in pre-Roman times by the Volsci as shown by some archaeological finds and history of the surrounding municipalities. According to legend Sonnino was founded in the VIII century Read more…

Guide of Ponza

Ponza is one of the most beautiful islands in the Tyrrhenian part of the Pontine Islands group. It has been inhabited since prehistoric times. The Ausonians and the Volsci have both passed through this island, that was a landing point for the Greeks, and from 313 BC was a colony of Read more…