The Pizza Varata of Sant’Angelo Romano 10/07/2013
This is Sant’Angelo Romano, a small village only 30 km from the centre of Rome. Sant’Angelo sits on one of the three hills of the Cornicolani group, Mount Padulo, which is one of the first hills you come across travelling from the sea towards the Apennines. The village lies on a hill 400 metres above sea level
Trekking in the Monte Catillo Nature Reserve 10/07/2013
Partendo dal centro della città si può iniziare un percorso all’interno della Riserva Naturale di Monte Catillo Starting in the centre of town you can start a walk right into the Monte Catillo Nature Reserve. From the Arch of Puntigliolo you cross a beautiful balcony and from here you can admire the beauty of historic Tivoli. In a short time you reach the cork tree wood, an extraordinary example unique of its kind
The Palio of Donkey Mayors at Amatrice 10/07/2013
Every year Amatrice hosts a hilarious event: the donkey mayors’ horse race The festival originated 11 years ago to revive an old tradition typical of these mountainous areas around Rieti. For a day, each neighbouring town is repressented by its own donkey which, as absolute protagonist of the race, prominently wear a tie with the name of its town’s mayor.
Luigi Gilardi and the snows of Monteflavio 09/07/2013
My name is Luigi Gilardi and we’re in Monteflavio. What you see behind me is Mount Pellicchia and I can tell you that that is the mountain where the inhabitants of Monteflavio preserved the snow that they brought to Rome in the summer. On the mountain there are still the three wells that the Monteflavians filled with snow, gathered from the surrounding area.
Mount Terminillo 09/07/2013
Terminillo has been renamed “the mountain of Rome”. With its 40 km of downhill ski runs of all difficulty levels and 20 km for Nordic skiing, it’s a favorite destination for winter sports enthusiasts. The story of Terminillo as a ski resort begins in the 20th century: the first cable car, still in operation today, was built in 1934, and the first hotels opened soon thereafter
Hang gliding and paragliding in Sabina 09/07/2013
Sabina is a paradise for winter and summer sports, the ideal destination for long weekends of wellbeing and physical activity. A landscape of wide-open spaces, nature reserves and parks offers the opportunity to practice a limitless number of sports, from the most common to the most extreme: paragliding and hang gliding