Pera Spadona

The Pera Spadona of Castel Madama, of the Rosaceae family, is protected heritage of agricultural biodiversity. The Pera Spadona, grown in the Agro of Castel Madama and in the foothills of Sabina, is known by the nickname of stuvaletta (or stualetta) since it was produced for the first time in Read more…

Giostra del Saracino

On the first Sunday of July, in honour of Margaret of Austria, an appealing palio is held with the populace in sixteenth-century costume and a horse riding competition, the “Giostra del Saracino” and a flags race. This Palio Madama Margarita is performed to commemorate the passage of the sovereign, simply Read more…

Church of San Michele

St. Michael’s Church was built in 1775 in neoclassical style. The interior looks impressive with four chapels in polychrome marble and stucco and is decorated with frescoes attributed to Zuccari.  

Church of San Sebastiano

The church dates back to the sixteenth century and is a simple building with a single nave and a truss vault. It was known as “Pia Opera San Sebastian”, which became “Ospedaletto” or even “Lazzaretto”, because the sick, the poor and children were welcomed. On a plaque on the left Read more…

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