Feast of Homemade Bread

The Genzano di Roma bread festival is a weekend dedicated to one of the most famous local products of the Castelli Romani and also the first Italian bread to be granted IGP status – Protected Geographical Indication by the European Community in 1997. The festival was founded in 1989 to Read more…

Wine Colli Lanuvini

Genzano is part of the area where the eponymous white wine Lanuvini Hills is made. The grapes white Malvasia of Candia, Trebbiano, Trebbiano of Soave and Malvasia del Lazio. The wine doc Lanuvini Colli has a pale yellow colour more or less intense, delicate and pleasant; the taste is dry Read more…

Genzano bread

The production of the bread was so entrenched and widespread that it was used to mark the passing of the hours and the day. Around 1600 the culture of bread was so widespread that the Prince Cesarini Sforza offered it as a gift to the Pope who was extremely impressed Read more…

The Olmate

The origin of Olmate dates back to the 1600s, when Giuliano Cesarini, in the area of what was once the Villa of Antonini, created the tree-lined avenues with a trident spatial organization. Historians of the time defined the Olmate like a Villa. The idea of tracing the straight avenues that Read more…

The Genzano Cemetery

The “graveyard” of Genzano is one of the most interesting historical sites of the city with its formal purity pursued in regular geometric shapes. The church is inspired by Palladian models and the cemetery is organized hierarchically as an urban fabric with a logic of “City of the Dead”. The Read more…

Castelli Romani Park

The Castelli Romani Park includes 15 municipalities around the crater of an old volcanic system. The area has a unique blend of history, art and nature with two crater lakes and many forests. Very important during the Roman period it had its glory in the Renaissance. The cool climate, the Read more…

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