Polenta Festival

Villa Santo Stefano celebrates Saint Sebastian between the sacred and the profane with the peasant dish par excellence! The traditional procession through the streets of the village in honor of the saint is followed by the festival of polenta, which is prepared for all participants in the same way that Read more…

Saltarello, dance of life

Saltarello is life. It is a dance of life, of liberation, of challenge. Saltarello contains a world of messages, proposals, waste, gambling, outburst, union and jealousy. Saltarello is an ancient dance. They danced almost always outdoors, on the farmyards, after intense working days in the harvest, in the wheat harvest Read more…

Panarda Festival

During the celebrations of the Assumption and St. Rocco, there is the Festival of Panarda which consists in cooking and distribution of bread and chickpeas to the citizens, foreigners and tourists. In the early days of August several quintals (about 100 kilograms per quintal) of chickpeas are cleaned so that, Read more…

Festival of Polenta

From 1643 in Villa Santo Stefano the festival to “Feed a host of people” with a hot plate of polenta occurs on the occasion of the Festival of St. Sebastian. On a Sunday in January in the streets are lit traditional fires for cooking polenta, peasant food par excellence that Read more…

Monte Siserno

The hike to the summit of Mount Siserno is an exciting journey where one meets beautiful nature with its main essences: myrtle, mushrooms, olive trees, pine forests. There are pastures of cattle, buffaloes, horses and each person can make for themselves ‘geological discoveries’ observing the ancient shellfish fossils trapped in Read more…

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