Onano Lentils

The Onano lentil has an ancient tradition and the first citation is found in the “orders, statutes, municipal laws of the community and people of Onano” of 1561. In a manuscript of 1800 Epifanio Giuliani recommended that to revive the economies of the communities they should produce more lentils and Read more…

Lentil Festival

The festival is a food and wine event dedicated to this most famous local product of the Onano countryside and is held in mid-August. It is possible to eat the legume in any sauce: lentils in white (simply dressed with oil, salt, rosemary and pepper) to red lentils with sausage Read more…

Our Lady of Grace church

This is the oldest church in Onano and was built in the Romanesque period and decorated with frescoes of the Sienese school around 1400. The coat of arms of the Monaldeschi family was affixed on the facade but was later replaced by a deer during the renovation. The church was Read more…

Castle of Onano

The Onano castle was built around the first half of the fifteenth century by the Monaldeschi as an austere and elegant building. It is almost square and decorated with rectangular battlements of the Guelph type. In the first half of the sixteenth century a high tower was built to which Read more…

Guide of Onano

Onano is located in the mountains on the border between Lazio and Tuscany, near Lake Bolsena, in an area populated since Etruscan times. The first traces of the village date back to the Middle Ages. As a result its strategic position, Onano was involved in resolution of the conflict between Read more…

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