The Santa Susanna Springs

The Santa Susanna springs are among the largest springs in Europe and are part of the Nature Reserve of Lakes Lungo and Ripasottile. The sources generate two rivers: the river of Santa Susanna (which enters the lake Ripasottile) and Channel (Canale) (which enters the river Velino). The clear cold spring Read more…

Franciscan sanctuary

In Rivodutri there is a colossal beech tree called “Saint Francis Beech”. Tradition has it that the saint took shelter under this beech during heavy rain, and that this tree bowed its branches to protect San Francesco. The church dates back to 2000 and was built by adapting eighteenth century Read more…

Alchemical Gate

The Alchemical Gate or Nicholas Doorway is a baroque archway with carved stone of the seventeenth century it was the main access to Camiciotti palace, which was destroyed. Today the gate is the input to a garden. The arch sculptures have not been interpreted and they have esoteric, cabalistic and Read more…

Guide of Rivodutri

The history of this town is not well known though it should go back to the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, with the unification of scattered settlements. It became part of the territories of the town of Rieti in 1375 and was involved in the struggles between Guelphs and Ghibellines. It Read more…

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