National Fair of Grottaferrata

The National Fair of Grottaferrata is one of the largest events in the province of Rome, bringing together producers from all over the territory in the most varied sectors, from crafts to gastronomy. In March there is a week of meetings and events, both for exhibitors and visitors to rediscover Read more…

Catacombs ad Decimum

The catacombs were found at the ‘tenth’ mile of the ancient via Latina (today Via Anagnina) and were discovered by accident in 1905. They are known for their excellent condition and consist of five galleries dug into the tuff with vaulted ceiling. They have plenty of tombstones, with inscriptions in Read more…

Archaeological Museum

In the Abbey of San Nilo is an archaeological museum with a rich collection of archaeological finds from the surrounding villas, the catacombs, or donations of Abbey protectors. The collection boasts a grand ancient stele (a seated youth from the V-VI century BC), as well as marble finds, sarcophagi, coins, Read more…

The Abbey of San Nilo

In 1004 St. Nilo the Younger, hegumen (head of the Abbey) of the Greek Byzantine monks, escaped from Calabria because of the Saracen raids, and founded the Abbey on spacious grounds given to him by Count Gregory I of Tusculum. The Abbey, also known as the Abbey of Santa Maria Read more…

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