Altieri Palace

The palace was the heart of the village and was built in the years 1578-1585 on a design either by Muzio Paparelli or by students of Vignola. It become the property of the Altieri and was enriched and embellished in 1670 when a family member became pope under the name Read more…

Borgo del Vignola

Oriolo Romano is one of the very few rationally planned settlements from the urban point of view. Giorgio Santacroce wanted to create a sort of ideal town with a plan designed by Vignola. The village was rationally divided and revolved around a central square where there were government buildings and Read more…

Guide of Oriolo Romano

The Oriolo area is located along the Via Clodia, which connected northern Lazio and Tuscany. It has been inhabited since the Etruscan period and in the Roman settlement are found traces of Forum Clodii. But the current town dates from the mid-sixteenth century, specifically 1560, when Giorgio Santacroce, a nobleman Read more…

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