Fagiolo Cioncone

The cioncone bean is traditionally grown in Vivaro Romano countryside on land at the foot of the village near the springs of water. The beginning of the Cioncone bean cultivation occurred immediately after the Second World War and replaced other types of beans now disappeared.    

The Remains of the Castle

The original medieval castle was expanded in 1440 when the Orsini constructed a new and more solid one. For 500 years it resisted all assaults by outsiders and was demolished only by the French because of the strong resistance by Vivaro Romano. In 1609 Pope Paolo V had acquired it Read more…