Mustaccioli

Mustaccioli are a sweet from Naples, the Kingdom of the Bourbons. The sweet is rhomboid shaped and covered with a chocolate glaze. The interior is characterized by a soft dough with flavour of honey and candied fruit.

Feast of Saint Sebastian

January 20 is celebrated in honour of San Sebastian with popular festivities that begin at six in the morning. At that time, the band awakes people of Forano by playing a march in memory of the fact that the saint was a military man. Then the people have breakfast together.

Gavignano Sabino

Gavignano is a fraction of Forano already densely populated in Roman times. The old town was founded on the villa of the Roman family Gabinia, villa complete with spa, whose remains are visible inside the church. The Castle was constructed around a thousand and suffered many vicissitudes: with its ownership Read more…

Church of the S.S. Trinity

Duke Luigi Strozzi donated the church to the community in 1682 and the building cost more than twelve thousand scudi. From 1675 he had started a series of purchases and exchanges with the inhabitants of the village and the houses near the castle of Forano, to change the urban plan Read more…

Church of San Sebastian

The Church of St. Sebastian, patron of Forano, dates back to 1390 and has had a renovation in 1710. Inside there are beautiful frescoes. Sebastian was a native of southern Gaul who became part of the Roman imperial army and was appointed tribune of the praetorian cohort. During the persecutions Read more…

Ducal Palace of Forano

The Ducal Palace was built by the Strozzi family in the eighteenth century by transforming the ancient fortress. The palace has a rectangular plan and is on three floors of the same size with the classic distribution of functions. In the basement there are cellars with vaulted or barrel ceilings. Read more…

Guide of Forano

Forano is located on a hill in the Tiber valley north of Rome, and its roots are very old. It was a Sabine village in the eleventh century BC, then became Roman. In the eighth century BC it was called Iani Forum in honour of a temple dedicated to the Read more…

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