The Bean Pea

The “bean Pea” of Colle di Tora is a local product with unique quality features. It is so named because of its round shape, its white colour, and almost non-existent peel. The skin is so thin that the cooking times are reduced. Its delicate flavour makes it perfect for simple Read more…

Carnival of the ‘cops’

During Carnival young people of Colle di Tora play the “Carnival of the cops.” This particular custom is that some boys, disguised as policemen, are to go into the fields to “arrest” the peasants. For the latter there is really a sentence to serve: the payment of a real penalty Read more…

Bean Festival

In November it is the turn of the beans to be called to act as guests of honour in the festival dedicated to these typical products of Colle di Tora. Its beans are especially appreciated for the absence of peel and the particular softness.

Festival of Rosciola

The festival was born from the activity of fishing on the lake full of “ruelle”, very tasty fish. During the month of July in Colle di Tora the “Festival of Rosciola” takes place especially to sample this fish.

Lake Turano

Lake Turano was artificially created in the 1930s by damming the river Turano to control it for its water and energy. The town of Colle di Tora directly overlooks the lake, which in recent years has attracted particular fauna. One can go fishing, boating, water skiing and other sailing sports. Read more…

Church of San Lorenzo

The church is in the Romanesque style and was built between the sixteenth and the eighteenth century. It is located in the heart of the historical centre of the town next to a scenic spot. Inside there are four altars and on the major one is displayed a beautiful large Read more…

Guide of Colle di Tora

ùColle di Tora appears perched on a peninsula that juts out into the waters of Lake Turano Until 1864, the name was Collepiccolo, then mutated to Colle di Tora that recalls THIORA, the Sabine-Roman centre that was right in this area. There are not many documents on the history and Read more…

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