The village of Santa Claus

On Sundays from the end of November to December, the village of Collalto Sabino is transformed into Santa Claus. On these occasions you can taste the typical dishes and sweets of the local tradition while the children eat the traditional cotton candy of the holidays.

Pizza de nfrasco

The Pizza ‘de’ nfrasco ‘is a typical dish of Collalto and is a particular pasta, bread or pizza, made with wheat flour and corn are baked in the embers. This is a type of cooking specialised in some areas of central Italy and includes a wood burning fireplace. One arranges Read more…

Bean soup

Broad beans (Vicia fava) belong to the leguminous family and are rich in minerals with a high amount of iron. They are useful to the circulation of oxygen and to give support to the immune system. It is a common plant throughout Italy, especially in the south, although it is Read more…

 Truffle and Chestnut Road

Collalto Sabino is part of a tourist route ‘gastronomico’: the ‘Truffle and Chestnut Road Collalto Sabino’. Along this path of rediscovering the ancient agricultural traditions, you find distinctive architecture and culture of the Turano Valley. The Turano Valley is one of the most beautiful areas of Italy where one’s gaze Read more…

Church of Santa Maria

Church of Santa Maria is an old church converted into a chapel in the second half of the sixteenth century. The transformation took place on the occasion of the marriage of the son of Alfonso Soderini, lord of Collalto in 1568. The church kept the image of the Virgin and Read more…

The Baronial Castle

The current structure of the baronial castle is the work of restoration by Baron Alfonso Soderini in the second half of the sixteenth century, when not only the palace but also the fortress was rebuilt to be transformed into an artillery fortress. The fortress retains its mid eighteenth century appearance Read more…

Guide of Collalto Sabino

Collalto Sabino is a small medieval village along the Turano Valley and has been selected as one of “The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy”. The village’s name derives from its colocation on the homonymous hill (Collis Altus) that also named  her first lords, or controllers, that gave rise to the Read more…

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