Maza Festival

A party with an ancient flavour that recalls the offerings that took place in the temple of the goddess Juno Sopita, one of the most important even before the arrival of the Romans. It was a very rich temple and its ruins are still visible in front of the archaeological Read more…

DOC Colli Lanuvini wine

The wine “Colli Lanuvini” comes from grapes harvested in Lanuvio and Genzano from which you will get red, white and sparkling wines. The presence of the vine dates back to the time of early Romans who preferred the volcanic soils of these areas south of Rome. The Statutes of Genzano Read more…

Grape and wine festival

In September Lanuvio dedicates a festival to wine and grapes, two of the elements that have always characterized the local economy. During the festival, which has a different theme each year, they holding the special “Barrel Races”. These are followed by moments of reflection with themed conferences and times of Read more…

Rose Festival

The rose festival is an event where the producers present their best varieties of old roses and modern bushes and saplings, in all colour ranges, with the heady fragrance of full bloom roses. The event takes place in the charming old village.  

The Temple of Juno Sospita

Archaeological excavations have revealed at least three different structures in different historical periods. The first temple was a small structure in tufa while in the late sixth century BC they built a great temple of ‘Tuscan’ type of which there are some structures remaining. All pottery found including the ornaments Read more…

The Roman Theatre

In one corner of the medieval castle in Lanuvio, underlying ancient remains are clearly visible portions of a Roman Theatre of the Augustan age. This came to light in 1831 on the occasion of some construction work. The bottom wall of the stage, visible for about 8.5 meters, perfectly aligned Read more…

Civic Museum

The Museum is divided into three sections representing the three major phases of the history of Lanuvio: the pre-Roman and Roman section, the epigraphic (of inscriptions) section and the medieval section. In the first section there are many relics of the villas in the area and votive material from the Read more…

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