Polenta Festival

In October for the feast of the patron, San Celso, the town celebrates with the Festival of Polenta. Polenta is a peasant dish par excellence and once represented the main food while today it has become a food for festive occasions served with spare ribs and sausages. The polenta is Read more…

The Fonte

The tripartite form of this font from the seventeenth century, with an elegant main structure and two side tanks, emphasizes its dual function. It is a piece of street furniture and source of water supply with tubes for drinking and, in the past, even drinking troughs for animals. The iron Read more…

The Villa Garden

The large garden of the castle, planted in the seventeenth century, is now a public park where you can see clearly the hedges modelled as the symbols of the two great families who lived in the castle, the wheels of Theodoli and the three circles of Astalli. The story of Read more…

The Sambuci Castle

The history of Sambuci is closely linked to its castle, whose construction in its present form took place in several stages between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries. The architecture of the facade clearly reveals two structures from different eras: the four towers with more austere side and the seventeenth-century building Read more…

Guide of Sambuci

Probably the name is linked to that of the elder (sambuco) tree. The history of Sambuci is linked to that of the Subiaco Benedictine Abbey, as reported by a document of 858 that places it under the control of the abbot. Between the twelfth and thirteenth centuries the area was Read more…

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