Acuto. St. Peter’s Church

The St. Peter’s Church is in the heart of the historical centre at the highest point of Acuto and is in Lombard – Byzantine style. It dates from the thirteenth century, although its present appearance is due to the many renovations over the centuries. The building suffered collapses due to Read more…

Acuto. Church of Santa Maria

The Collegiate Church of Santa Maria is a beautiful neoclassical church overlooking the village of Acuto. Its original building dates from the late eleventh century and the building has undergone many changes over the centuries. The first document that mentions the church is a bull of Pope Boniface VIII in Read more…

Acuto. San Sebastian Church

The San Sebastian Church is dedicated to Saints Sebastian and Rocco and was built around the twelfth century, to ward off disease, famine and plague epidemics. St. Rocco is the patron saint of lepers and in almost every village there is a church dedicated to him and pictures of him Read more…

Acuto. Medieval village

The way to the medieval village of Acuto is through an arched door and the village is characterized by several towers connected by walls. Some of these are easily recognizable while others have been incorporated into other buildings, but the defensive perimeter is imposing and fully visible. The narrow streets Read more…

Guide of Acuto

Located on the Ernici mountains, over the centuries Acuto has had a history of love-hate with the nearby town of Anagni. Their rivalry began before the birth of Rome and only ended with the arrival of Napoleon and the subsequent decline of Acuto. In the area there have been found Read more…

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