Carnival in Vetralla

In February in Vetralla a carnival season full of events for the small village of Tuscia, which ends on Shrove Tuesday with the final parade of the floats in honor of the “death of King Carnival”. Many appointments, fashion shows and evenings with themed costumes inside the Carnival House or Read more…

Living Nativity Scene

During the Christmas holidays, Vetralla proves once again to be a center of tourist and cultural vivacity with a suggestive representation of the living nativity scene in the historic center. The scenery of the ancient village, in the stretch from vicolo del Sole to the church of San Pietro, is Read more…

Oil Festival and Panonti Race

The last weekend of November in Vetralla is celebrated the new oil with a weekend of tastings and parties that end with the famous Panonti Race, dedicated to those who make the best dish. The term ‘panonto’ comes from the word pan-anointed and indicates a slice of uta bread with Read more…

Musical band

The ‘Marching Band Ottavio Pistella’ was born in 1853 under the name “Patrio Concerto” and under the direction of Maestro Pietro Paoli. This is testified by some instruments, one manuscript score by the master himself (The Bride of May, dated 1856) and the banner. In 1909 some citizens demanded the Read more…

Tree Marriage

The festival has ancient origins, and in the spring were pagan fertility rites to propitiate a good harvest. Following this tradition, in the Middle Ages the ‘tree marriage’ was initiated, which dates back to the times of discord with Viterbo for the possession of the forests of Monte Fogliano, that Read more…

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