Sausage and Mulled Wine

On January 5 in Leonessa is celebrated with style! A day of good mountain food, sausages and mulled wine to warm up your stomach and heart before diving into the white slopes of this beautiful village of Sabina. In the same day, the prize-giving ceremony for the “Best Highland nativity Read more…

Feast of the Raspuluni

January 6 in Leonessa is the perfect day to burn a bit of that calorie baggage Christmas, a party in the snow for the whole family: 5 km of track where you compete with snowshoes immersed in the white atmosphere of the beautiful beech forest of the Vallonina.

Gentian

The gentians are a group of herbaceous plants of about 1 meter high with flowers ranging from blue to yellow and are widespread in the Alpine area and the Apennines. From the root, there is a common liqueur of Leonessa drunk as a digestive at the end of the day, Read more…

Cured Meats of Leonessa

The highland pastures of Leonessa are ideal for cattle breeding, and especially for pigs. Pigs are fed with ‘fruits of the earth’ (such as apples and nuts) and they are transformed into meat and salamis of high quality pork. Sausages and salami are available directly from producers such as Agabiti, Read more…

Lentil

Lentil is another typical crop of the Leonessan area, and the plateau at 900 metres above sea level is ideal for cultivating this tasty legume, which is sown in the autumn between the end of October and the beginning of November. The Leonessan lentil has a reddish brown colour and Read more…

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