St. Paul Monastery

The complex dates back to the thirteenth century when it was built over an ancient Roman villa. It was established at the behest of the Abbey of Farfa.  It was first a monastery of Benedictine nuns who remained there until 1460, when Pius II ordered their transfer to Rome. After Read more…

Guide of Poggio Nativo

The medieval village was founded around the tenth century on a steep rocky spur where the inhabitants of the area had fled to escape the Barbarians. The original name “Podium Donadei” was derived from the name of the alleged founder of the village, a powerful local lord called Donadeo. Another Read more…

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