Christmas markets

The first weekend of December Montebuono comes alive with the Christmas markets and lights, an opportunity to visit the Sabina and discover the products of the local tradition.

Gnocchi Festival

The week of celebration for Ferragosto in Montebuono ends with the traditional Gnocchi festival. A typical dish of many areas of the Sabina that here takes on a special scent thanks to mountain potatoes, rich in vitamins and nutritive elements. A traditional flavor and an opportunity to visit this village Read more…

Church of Santa Maria Assunta

The second church dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta is located in the historic center and was built in 1650 on a pre-existing late-Romanesque building. It has a single nave with four side altars and contains several important paintings and a statue of the Virgin, which dates back to about 1600, Read more…

The Shrine of St. Benedict

The small shrine dedicated to Saint Benedict is on top of the mountain that bears his name and was erected to protect the town of Montebuono. San Benedetto is the Patriarch of the West and founder of the Benedictine monks.  

The Church of St. Peter

St. Peter’s Church is called “ad Muricentum” or “ad Centum murum”, due to the presence of numerous Roman remains that characterize it. The church was built in the thirteenth century on the ruins of the villa of Marcus Agrippa. The pavement reconstruction works, in fact, brought to light a number Read more…

The Old Village

The arrangement of the houses in the historic centre of Montebuono reveals the typically Roman origins of a fortification or a Roman military camp. The design concept is that of a Roman military camp, rectangular in shape with square cross-roads. The medieval towers around the village have been transformed into Read more…

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