Carnival in Ciciliano

In March the village of the panarda, Ciciliano in the province of Rome, celebrates the Carnival with a weekend of festivities, carnival-themed stands, parades of allegorical floats and lots of fun for young and old.

Fall Festival

The third weekend of November is celebrated the Autumn Festival in Ciciliano in the ancient village characterized by the imposing Castle Theodoli. The castle had to control the whole Valle del Giovenzano and was initially built by the same Abbey of Subiaco in the tenth century. In the food and Read more…

Sagra delle Sagne cogliu Peco

A weekend of celebration in honour of Sagne cogliu Peco, a handmade pasta seasoned with sheep’s sauce. The sagna is made with water, flour and salt and has the particularity to absorb very well the sauces. The sheep comes from local farms and tastings continue with sheep’s meat cooked in Read more…

The Festival of Panarda

The Festival is Panarda begins with a historical procession with musicians, flag wavers and minstrels parading through the streets of the old town of Ciciliano. A great banquet is set up along all the streets of the Old Town with the aromas and flavours of real medieval cuisine. All meals Read more…

Theodoli Castle

In the tenth century the Subiaco Abbey built a castle in Ciciliano with four towers for observation and defence of the Giovenzano Valley, an alternative route to Rome from the East. In the sixteenth century the castle became the property of the family of Theodoli, Bishop of Cadiz. The fifteenth-century Read more…

Guide of Ciciliano

Ciciliano is a town northeast of Rome, on high ground at the intersection of several mountain ranges. It was an ideal place for centuries for hunting and the first traces date back to the Neolithic period. As with many municipalities of Lazio, its story starts around a thousand when populations Read more…

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