The Loggia dei Mercanti

The Loggia dei Mercanti was built in 1446 on the orders of Onorato Caetani to be used as the seat of the Municipality, business and popular assemblies. Under the airy round arches that follow the fifteenth-century practice, the doors open onto the stables. The entrance is still recognizable Gothic. The Read more…

Sermoneta. Caetani Castle

The majestic Caetani Castle of Sermoneta dominates the entire Pontine Plain. Built in the early 1200s by the Annibaldi was the main home of the Caetani family and, certainly, the protagonist of the story. For a certain period he was also entrusted to Lucrezia Borgia when Pope Alexander VI Borgia Read more…

Sermoneta - Abbazia Valviscolo by Matteo Odargi

Valvisciolo Abbey

The Valvisciolo Abbey, at the foot of Monte Corvino that protects it from the northern winds, looks down to the sea through the Pontine plain. It is dedicated to the first martyr Saint Stephen and its history dates back to the fourteenth century. The name Valvisciolo comes from a previous Read more…

Guide of Sermoneta

Sermoneta is located in a strategic place, along the Piedmont road that connected Rome and Naples after the Appian Way became swampy. Its history is closely intertwined with the Caetani family, and here is the seat of their Foundation. On its hill it is one of the best preserved castles Read more…

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