Wine on the road

Wine on the road in Pastena is an evening dedicated to the discovery of local wines and traditional products. Food and wine is increasingly an element of attraction of the territory and Pastena wants to be known not only for its wonderful caves. A gustatory journey that is articulated in Read more…

Saltarello, dance of life

Saltarello is life. It is a dance of life, of liberation, of challenge. Saltarello contains a world of messages, proposals, waste, gambling, outburst, union and jealousy. Saltarello is an ancient dance. They danced almost always outdoors, on the farmyards, after intense working days in the harvest, in the wheat harvest Read more…

“May”

The event “May” is a complex folk ceremony that recalls the ancestral rites of May Day joined the Christian feast of the Cross. On April 10, a sacrificial calf is chosen, and on May 10 a tree is designated to represent “May”. The procession of the two totems with the Read more…

Caves of Pastena

The Pastena Caves are a complex of caves discovered in 1926 by Baron Carlo Franchetti. Immediately they became a tourist destination and are known as the ” Consorzio Grotte Pastena e Collepardo”. In these caves there were found several archaeological finds relating to burials and ritual offerings of the Neolithic Read more…

Guide of Pastena

The name Pastena originates from the Latin medieval term ‘pastinum’ which means “land masses” and the ancient human presence is documented by prehistoric pottery and tools found in a cave. After a thousand AD, Pastena entered the county of Fondi and into the Papal States. At the end of the Read more…

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