Truffle Festival

The woods of Rocca Canterano are famous for their precious black truffles and the scorzone truffle to which a festival is dedicated in October. Two weekends in which you can taste different dishes enriched with flakes of this precious tuber such as bruschette, homemade pasta and eggs. An opportunity to Read more…

Festival of cecamariti

Legend has it that this dish takes name from the fact that, for the ease and speed of preparation it would serve to dazzle their husbands into believing that poor wives had been home a long time busy in the kitchen, when in fact they had been involved in other Read more…

The Rape of the Women

When the workers finished building the fortress, the inhabitants began to regret the lack of women and decided to go into the neighbouring towns of Canterano and Cerretorapendo to kidnap their women. To calm the other townspeople, it was decided to set up a festival of reconciliation by organizing a Read more…

Moretti Palace

Moretti palace was built in 1756 by Arcangelo Moretti on the fortress and its tower. Part of the building foundations are a from the same walls of the fortress. Entrance is from the Piazza of the Court through a brick arch surmounted by a cardinal’s coat of arms.

Guide of Rocca Canterano

Rocca Canterano has a particularly elongated shape as it has developed along a ‘cliff’ in the mountains near Subiaco, and is surrounded by mountains. It was first settled by the Romans when the Senate sent the settlers to preserve order after the defeat of Equi. In the second century AD Read more…

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