Feast of Saints Marciano and Giovanni

On September 16th in Civita Castellana the patrons Santi Marciano and Giovanni are celebrated with solemn religious celebrations. A procession, accompanied by the city’s band, parades along the streets of the village bringing, in a silver urn, the relics of the saints. The procession makes a series of stops along its path Read more…

National Day of Agriculture

The National Fair of Festivals and Agriculture of Civita Castellana takes place in the historic center of the beautiful village of Tuscia, famous for its fortress designed by Sangallo. During the event there is also a tasting of Italian pasta and local specialties such as frittelloni and Ida’s soup. The Read more…

Palio of Civita Castellana

This weekend marks the celebrations of the Marciano and Giovanni, patrons of Civita Castellana, conclude with the Ottavario (traditionally octave of prayer) dedicated to historical events, plus open air competitions. In particular, there are the competitions of the Archers with a race that takes place at the Falerii Veteris amphitheatre, a very Read more…

Frittellone

The frittellone is an omelet, stuffed and sprinkled with grated cheese, a typical salty food in the city of Civita Castellana. It is known both in Viterbo and in the Roman countryside. There are variants with parmesan or without filling and, because of its shape, it is reminiscent of the Read more…

Via Amerina  

The Via Amerina takes its name from the city of Amelia and was originally part of the Etruscan road system that connected Vejo with Amelia. After the fall of Vejo in 396 B.C., the road was completely restored by the Romans in 241 B.C. and connected Rome with Umbria and Read more…

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