Polenta Festival

Casperia, one of the most beautiful villages of the Sabina all enclosed by walls of 1282, a true masterpiece of military architecture of the thirteenth century, hosts every year a festival dedicated to polenta. Corn flour and polenta have for centuries been one of the most important dishes that fed Read more…

Festival of Exceptions

Casperia is the setting for a particular festival that deals in a fun way with a philosophical theme such as that of the rule. But must we overcome it to be happy or must we stay within pre-packaged schemes? Chaos or grids of rules? Can you make music without using Read more…

Night of Ireland

On 16th June in Casperia, about 50 km north-east of Rome on the route to Rieti, the twinning is celebrated with the Irish city of Killarney (one of the most important tourist centres in Ireland) with a special party. Night of Ireland is a sort of white night that has Read more…

Amaretti di Casperia

These sweets are made with the same process as meringue. The egg whites are beaten to a foam with sugar, ground and roasted hazelnuts, essence of bitter almonds and a hint of vanilla, and then set. The biscuit colour is typically white and has the characteristic shape of a dome. Read more…

Stringozzi Festival

During the first weekend of August in Casperia the Stringozzi Festival takes place. The Strinozzi, as it name portrays is a long pasta made with only flour and water. The pasta is served with tomato sauce or white sauce and olives.

Cognolo Spring

In its territory rise some of the highest peaks of the Sabine Mountains and the most important source of all the mountain range: Cognolo Spring. The path leading from Casperia to the spring is equipped with a hut at an altitude of 1,080 meters with a heater for the winter Read more…

Ss. Annunziata

Outside the walls is the church of Ss. Annunziata fully covered in tiles. The church dates from the twelfth century, although it has been remodelled and the entrance portal shows the date of 1609. The church has four altars. Over the high altar there is the Annunciation canvas, colour masterpiece Read more…

St. John the Baptist Church

On the summit of ancient Aspra is the parish church dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Restored and enlarged in 1515, it has within it various elements in Baroque style due to the restructuring of 1791. The Romanesque bell tower dates back to the thirteenth century, with some of the Read more…

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