Night of the Perseadi

The night of San Lorenzo is typically dedicated to shooting stars, in fact the period between the end of July and mid-August corresponds to the passage of the Peseadi, a swarm of meteors that orbit the sun. They are also called Lagrime di San Lorenzo and in the Christian tradition Read more…

Festa San Domenico Guzman

August 2-4: A much loved patron, this is the feast of San Domenico Guzman in Gorga, a village settled in the Lepini Mountains which offers a unique view. A town visited often by all those who love the stars and who watch them from the Gorga Astronomical Observatory. San Domenico Read more…

Astronomical Observatory

A 9 metre Planetarium, a 50 cm telescope, a permanent exhibition, a conference room, a media library, and all the wonders of the Universe makes this a pearl of the Lepini Mountains. It offers a Course in Astronomy and participates in Science Week, the International Moon-Watching and the European night Read more…

Guide of Gorga

Gorga is a small village perched on Monte Volpinara, a summit of the Lepini Mountains at 766 meters from which it commands the whole Valle del Fiume Sacco or Valle Latina, because it was originally crossed by this ancient Roman road. Arriving in Gorga through a classical curvilinear mountain road, Read more…

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