Feast of Saint Bartholomew

On 23rd and 24th August, Montefiascone celebrate Saint Bartholomew, one of the twelve apostles, a missionary who spent his life spreading Christianity in the Middle East and in Syria where he probably died skinned alive. In fact, Michelangelo portrays him in the Sistine Chapel with his skin in his hand Read more…

Feast of Santa Margherita

The patron saint of Montefiascone, Santa Margherita, is celebrated on 20 July with solemn religious celebrations and a series of events that make this day special. One of the most colourful events is an exhibition-market of flowers that animates all the shops of the historic centre with floral displays and Read more…

Feast of the co-patron San Flaviano

On 26th April in Montefiascone the co-patron saint San Flaviano is celebrated with religious demonstrations and with bicycle sport competitions. After the solemn mass, a procession winds along the streets of the ancient village accompanied by the band. The day ends with a fireworks display.

Trekking around Montefiascone

The countryside around Montefiascone is particularly fascinating and offers many paths for those who love to discover nature slowly and all its beauties on foot. – Circuit of the Caldera This path has significant difficulty and a length of about 12.9 km with a difference in height of 311 meters. Read more…

Montefiascone Underground

The area of Montefiascone below and near the cathedral of San Flaviano and under the Rocca dei Papi is crossed by a series of canals that have been explored by the CAI and by expert speleologists. Ancient paths have been marked which connect the two areas and which are a Read more…

Belvedere on Lake Bolsena

From the Piazzale del Belvedere (Belvedere square) you have the best view of Lake Bolsena which is embraced by your gaze in all its breadth. You can see the Martana and Bisentina islands, where the Etruscans thought there was one of the gates to the underworld, and the towns of Read more…

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