The Carnival of Velletri

The Velletri Carnival tells the story of the rural origins of the city. The celebrations for the holidays include a series of events and functions that represent an example of the inhabitants getting together. In recent years, the Carnival has taken the name of Veliterno Carnival of the People taking Read more…

Feast of San Clemente

On November 23rd in Velletri the patron saint San Clemente is celebrated with a big party and a fair that already looks like one of the Christmas markets. The origins of this festival date back to at least the seventeenth century and are well documented. Velletri was part of the Read more…

Campaniliana

Campaniliana is a theatrical prize that takes place in Velletri and is dedicated to Achille Campanile, the great writer, journalist, screenwriter and television critic. Achille Campanile was born in Rome in 1899 and died in Lariano in 1977. Authors can take part in the competition with an unpublished theatrical work, Read more…

Tutti giù in cantina

A Velletri una serata di cultura enogastronomica legato soprattutto alla scoperta del vino con il Festival della Cultura del Vino. Oltre 200 etichette in degustazione di vini dall’Italia e dal Mondo con un contorno artistico fatto di letture sul vino, installazioni artistiche, laboratori sensoriali, musica dal vivo e un’area gastronomica Read more…

Velletri Wine

The “Velletri” is quoted by Livy and was popular with Romans. The statutes of the municipality of Velletri (end of 1400) contain numerous chapters on wine production process, from the cultivation of the vine until the production and its conservation. Borgia tells that San Francesco passing Velletri in 1222 and Read more…

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