Camellia Festival

In April in Velletri a festival dedicated to the Camellias and all the products and traditions that revolve around this plant and its flower. Originally from Asia, it arrived in Italy for the first time in 1786, planted inside the English garden of the Royal Palace of Caserta, and then Read more…

Grape festival

The grape growing and wine production have been fundamental for the economy of Velletri. In 1882 there was a Wine Fair, and in those years, was born the famous Cantina Sperimentale. The first edition of Velletri Grape Festival dates back to 1930 and continues to this day representing one of Read more…

Velletri museums

The Velletri museums (Archaeological, of Geopaleontology and Prehistory of the Colli Albani and Diocesan) are located in the town hall in a visit itinerary along which you recompose the fundamental stages of the history of this proud and free city. The Museum was inaugurated in 1920 and contains the monumental Read more…

Monte Artemisio

Monte Artemisio is in the Castelli Romani Park and is part of the caldera of the ancient Lazio Volcano. It is rich in forests of chestnut coppice with oak and beech trees on the highest part. You can meet numerous sources and springs and the sources of the Artemisio. It Read more…

Porta Napoletana

The current walls date back to the Middle Ages and have been repeatedly reinforced. Of the original eight gates three still remain: the Saint Lucia gate, Porta Napoletana and Porta Romana. Porta Napoletana was built in 1511 by labourers from Lombard and impresses with its size. In 1596 on the Read more…

Guide of Velletri

Velletri is an important town located on a volcanic hill at the foot of Monte Artemisio, just outside the Alban Hills area south of Rome. From its position it dominates the plain that leads to the Tyrrhenian Sea coast and in particular to Anzio and Nettuno and you can breathe Read more…

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