Canino asparagus represents one of those excellent foods, perhaps little known, from a territory that has a very precise and important character, but outside the traditional routes of food and wine tourism. Tuscia is like this, from an area of fundamental importance when the North-South traffic went up and down Read more…
The Contemporary Art Day (in italian “Giornata del Contemporaneo”) is celebrated in Civitella d’Agliano with the opening of the sculpture garden La Serpara to visitors. The days are organized by the Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museums (AMACI).
The wine Civitella d’Agliano IGT comes from an area where the cultivation of vines began many centuries ago and has always maintained a high standard. The micro-climate favours the production of a particular wine that is much appreciated.
During the month of August there is the feast of pizza and beer.
The Swiss artist Paul Wiedmer has created a magical garden where he has included many sculptures and art installations, created by himself or donated by other contemporary artists. The garden is located on a slight slope going down to a stream and is very impressive.
The church was built in the thirteenth century and modified several times in the following centuries. It shares the seventeenth-century bell tower with the church of Madonna delle Grazie. Inside is a valuable altarpiece of the eighteenth century, attributed to Mazzanti depicting the Virgin, St Peter and St Callistus.
The church dates back to the seventeenth century and is in some way connected to that of Saints Peter and Callisto with which it shares the seventeenth-century bell tower. Inside there is a precious fifteenth-century fresco attributed to Pastura.
Of the imposing Monaldeschi castle remains a large medieval tower overlooking the city. The whole village has retained its medieval appearance and rotates around the tower.
This area near the Tiber was inhabited by the Etruscans and then by the Romans as testified by the remains of tombs, dobecotes, Roman villas, columns and ceramic artifacts. The village is medieval, dating back to the time when, during the Barbarian invasions, the people sought refuge on high ground Read more…