Saltarello, dance of life

Saltarello is life. It is a dance of life, of liberation, of challenge. Saltarello contains a world of messages, proposals, waste, gambling, outburst, union and jealousy. Saltarello is an ancient dance. They danced almost always outdoors, on the farmyards, after intense working days in the harvest, in the wheat harvest Read more…

Amaseno. Mozzarella di bufala

The Amaseno mozzarella has the recognition of the PDO – Protected Designation of Origin of the buffalo mozzarella cheese. Ciociara mozzarella differs in the composition of the paste that comes from the experience of the local artisans. Mozzarella, ricotta and cheese are produced exclusively with local buffalo milk, processed whole, Read more…

Amaseno. The Musical Band

The musical band dates back to 1884, when it was formed as a Concert Society from which it formed two complete bands, related to the two mutual insurance companies: the Charity dedicated to San Rocco and the Mutual Aid dedicated to San Lorenzo of Amaseno. In 1946, after the war, Read more…

Amaseno. Saint Aneglio bridge

In Amaseno along the causeway connecting the Cistercian abbeys of Fossanova and Valvisciolo, next to the remains of a Roman building, is the Saint Aneglio bridge, built between 314 and 290 BC. The bridge has a single curved arch and is strengthened with a water barrier in the foundations.

Amaseno. Relic of San Lorenzo

Since 1177, the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta in Amaseno, in an impressive and artistic cabinet built in 1700, has housed the miraculous relic of San Lorenzo Martyr. A glass vial contains a seemingly solid state-brown substance that is said to be the blood of the saint. The mass Read more…

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