Festival of sheep’s chop

A day in Varco Sabino dedicated to the traditional dish of these areas of the Sabino hinterland: sheep meat. The festival of the bracioletta is an opportunity to taste good meat of sheep but also to make tastings of fried pizza with ham, pecorino or mortadella or sweet with Nutella. Read more…

Village of Rigatti

The medieval village of Rigatti is surrounded by nature and was built around a castle, probably founded around the twelfth century, by the noble family of Mareri and over the centuries has changed hands several times. It was transformed into baronial palace during the sixteenth century and still dominates the Read more…

Village of Poggio Vittiano

The village of Poggio Vittiano is a small medieval village with magnificent views of Cicolano and Lake Salto. It preserves its medieval urban structures of the centre born around a castrum. The castle of Poggio Vittiano is mentioned in official documents of the thirteenth century but is certainly older.

Guide of Varco Sabino

The name Varco refers to its status as a ‘pass’, pass between two mountain ranges’ and Varco Sabino is a medieval town 700 meters high. Varco Sabino was a fiefdom of the Abbey of San Salvatore Maggiore, founded in the eighth century and which had the support of the Carolingian Read more…

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