Truffle in Festa

In February Carpineto Romano celebrates one of the most prized products of the area with an all truffled festival. A day to savor the most varied products and dishes created using the prized black truffle in the delightful village of the Lepini mountains.

Church of St. Nicholas

The church, dating from the thirteenth century has been greatly altered over the centuries. The façade has two steep flights of stairs in limestone, while the interior has a Romanesque layout, consisting of robust pillars and wooden trusses. Of the original church furnishings remain only two stone holy water fonts Read more…

Valvisciolo Abbey

Built by three lay founders, it was inhabited for a short time by the Cistercian fathers. According to tradition, the Cistercians abandoned the monastery in the early fourteenth century, to join the confreres of Sermoneta. The Valvisciolo abbey area became the cause of conflict between the secular community. Today, of Read more…

Church of St. Peter the Apostle

St Peter’s church was initially built in 1610 at the expense of Cardinal Pietro Aldobrandini. The structure, located in the square, consists of three parts constructed in different eras: the central part, the church with the convent, was wanted by Cardinal Aldobrandini early in the seventeenth century; one on the Read more…

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