Guide of Fondi

According to legend Fondi was created by Hercules. Fondi has been a trading post for the Greeks, the Etruscans and the Volscians. It obtained the Roman citizenship “sine suffrage” in 338 BC. It was often reduced to poverty because of the barbarian invasions and assaults of the Saracens and then Read more…

Guide of Cori

Cori sits elegantly on a hill at the foot of the Lepini Mountains, looking towards the Pontine Plain and the Tyrrhenian sea. On sunny days you can see the Circeo and the islands of the Pontine archipelago. Its geographical characteristic has always led it to be divided in two parts Read more…

Guide of Castelforte

Castelforte is located on a natural terrace of limestone rock that dominates the plain of the Garigliano River to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Castelforte is built on the ruins of the ancient city of Vescia destroyed by the Romans in 340 BC. The Roman baths Terme Vescinae were the site of Read more…

Guide of Campodimele

Originally this village was called Apiola, a name derived from bees and that after the conquest of Rome in the sixth century BC it was transformed into Campus Mellis, or “Field of Honey”. After years of neglect, in the seventh century, it became a possession of the monastery of Montecassino Read more…

Guide of Bassiano

The old town has a special circular shape, punctuated by nine towers and three doors like a wheel. They are placed around an ideal centre formed by the Tower of the old castle dating from the eleventh century. The history of Bassiano begins around the tenth century when a small Read more…

Guide of Aprilia

Aprilia is one of the ‘cities of foundation’ and was inaugurated in 1937 during the Fascist period following the reclamation of the Pontine. The name “Aprilia” is derived from the month of April and ‘Venus Aprilia’, Venus Fruitful. The initial town consisted of four large buildings: Municipal Offices, post office, Read more…

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