Palio dell’Amico

The ‘Palio of Amico’ was created in 1997 to celebrate the Millennium of Arsoli recalling the medieval splendour with a contest between the four “sections” of the town. It is set in the sixteenth century and is inspired by the most famous Arsolano character of that century: Amico Passamonti Lord Read more…

The Museum of Musical Traditions

The museum is dedicated to music and popular song that marked the Arsoli tempo and is located in the former Massimo warehouse. The exhibition is divided into four sections: the band tradition, the pastoral tradition, the artisan tradition, plus music of the ancient brotherhoods and from popular religiosity. In the Read more…

Arsoli Castle

The castle was founded as a fortified monastery of the Subiaco Benedictine monks around the year one thousand and immediately becomes the nascent village landmark. Around 1280 with ownership passing to the Passamonti family it was expanded. The present form dates back to the turn of the sixteenth and seventeenth Read more…

Guide of Arsoli

Arsoli is situated on the Simbruini Mountains just a short distance from Abruzzo and has been inhabited since the Romans. After the oblivion by the Barbarian invasions, a new village was built around a fortified monastery. For three centuries, until 1536, Arsoli was fief of Passamonti family that, at the Read more…

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