Night of the Candles

A magical night in Vallerano where the whole medieval village is lit by 100,000 candles and animated by a series of artistic installations and street artists for a total of about 30 events at the same time. The night of the candles concludes the “Piccole Serenate Notturne festival” and its Read more…

Feast of Saint Vittore

The San Vittore festival in Vallerano the third weekend of August and is among the hearings of the Tuscia by number of participants and for the devotion of the citizens to this saint. San Vittore was a martyr in Syria when the governor was the ferocious Sebastiano. He was beheaded Read more…

Castagna di Vallerano

In the area of ​​Vallerano there are about 635 hectares of chestnut and the first documents that speak of the cultivation of chestnuts date back to 1500. Back then they used the tufa caves for storage of chestnuts and numerous “Radicci” (small buildings for drying chestnuts) scattered in the woods Read more…

Anniversary of the Miracle

On July 5 is the anniversary of the Madonna del Ruscello miracle that is celebrated with a composition of drawings, colours of flowers or colourful sawdust. The Mass is co-celebrated by the Bishop in the presence of priests and married couples celebrating their jubilee anniversary of ordination.

Chestnut Festival

All weekends in October and November is the festival with tasting of fine local chestnuts and other specialties. During these days, you can take guided tours in the woods, chestnut processing establishments and in the historical centre of the town. The festival includes cultural events, music and folklore.

Rupestri Settlements

There are at least four monastic settlements made in caverns or caves, perhaps previously used and then transformed during the rise of Christianity. The settlements are the ‘Caves of San Lorenzo’, painted and connected to a small necropolis, the ‘Caves of San Leonardo’, in which we recognize the remains of Read more…

Church of the Crucifix

The church dates back at least to 1600 and is still visited by thousands of the faithful to venerate an ancient crucifix. The chapel was born to guard a tile with a picture of the madonna unearthed by some wild boars. The tile was originally hanging from a branch and Read more…

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