Carnival in Graffignano

In March, the village of Graffignano in the province of Viterbo celebrates the Carnival with great fashion shows and celebrations, allegorical floats, handicraft stands and street food through the streets of the town.

Orvieto DOC wine

The origin of Orvieto grape growing is lost in history, and the landscape is characterized by rows of vines. The past is told by paintings on the Etruscan tombs of the territory of the fourth century BC. The frescoes in the Golini tomb reproduce the preparatory stages of the Etruscan Read more…

Baglioni Castle

The castle is an early Renaissance masterpiece built by the Baglioni family around the fourteenth century to the request of the Papal States. It was built over a previous manor and is characterized by a rectangular plan and a cylindrical tower 23 meters high with an internal spiral staircase. The Read more…

Guide of Graffignano

The area has been inhabited since antiquity as evidenced by traces of Etruscan and Roman remains in the lowlands along the river. The name of the village ‘Carfinianum’ suggests that the land had been owned by a Roman dominus called Carfinius. But the first documented reports date back to medieval Read more…

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