Saltarello, dance of life

Saltarello is life. It is a dance of life, of liberation, of challenge. Saltarello contains a world of messages, proposals, waste, gambling, outburst, union and jealousy. Saltarello is an ancient dance. They danced almost always outdoors, on the farmyards, after intense working days in the harvest, in the wheat harvest Read more…

Caves of Falvaterra and Rio Obaco

The Falvaterra Caves are among the longest of central Italy, and are articulated with an area rich in water and quieter areas, having some fossils, with underground lakes and stalactites. The active part is connected directly with the Caves of Pastena, at a distance of about 2.5 km.  

Convent of San Sosio

The convent was founded by St. Paul of the Cross on April 2, 1751 and was initially a small building for a hermit who kept a small church dedicated to St. Sosio, martyred in 305 along with San Gennaro during the persecution by Diocletian. In 1772 he began the construction Read more…

Palazzo Piccirilli

This was the Court of Colonna who resided there to avoid the tax authorities. Today you can visit an old mill for preserving olives and upstairs, an area that, during the brigand period, was a Papal State prison.

Castle  

  At the centre of the town there was an impressive castle of the thirteenth century, surrounded by the historic medieval center and the remains of ancient walls. Today all that remains are a semicircular tower, restored with plaster, the southern portal of the ancient city and the bridge, where Read more…

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