The Monumental Nativity

Every Christmas the Terziere Castello sets up in the vaults of Palazzo della Corgna the Monumental Nativity (Il Presepe Monumentale), a work which is divided into several rooms giving an illustrated journey through the underground corridors with a total of 8 rooms and more than 500 square meters. Each room Read more…

Zafferiamo

Every year in October there is an event focused on saffron by the local association of producers. The plant, native to Asia Minor, has been used since ancient times for dyeing, drug, cosmetic and culinary use and its cultivation has been widely practiced in Città della Pieve since the Middle Read more…

The Terzieri

On the penultimate Sunday of August and twelve days prior to it in the Palio dei Terzieri. Città della Pieve changes its image and is transformed by the magnificent performances of renaissance life created by the Terzieri Borgo Dentro, Casalino and Castello and culminating in the beautiful historical parade and Read more…

The Living Paintings of Easter

Among the arches and vaults of the picturesque underground of Palazzo Orca thanks to Terziere Borgo Entro, every Easter the re-enactment of the last days of Jesus among men is staged: The Last Supper, the Garden of Gethsemane, Ecce Homo (Behold Man), the Flagellation, the Piety of the Dead Christ Read more…

The Village of Salci

In the countryside about 15 km from Città della Pieve we find the village of Salci, a place where time has stopped but that, in this virtual tour of Città della Pieve, deserves special mention. Salci, was a fortified town whose earliest records date back to 1243, the year chosen Read more…

The Baciadonne Alley

It is considered one of the narrowest streets of Italy, probably built because of a dispute between neighbours. The name, already detectable in the nineteenth century maps, is obviously to put in reference to the witty popular whim. Entering from the side of Via S. Maria Maddalena you exit on Read more…

Palazzo della Corgna

Palazzo della Corgna is the most important of the stately homes of Città della Pieve. Its construction arose from the will of Ascanio della Corgna, the most illustrious of the descendants of the noble family from Perugia, who was appointed in 1550 Perpetual Governor of Castel della Pieve. The building, Read more…

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