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  • The Festival of the Vertuti at Paganico Sabino 11/07/2013

    I’m Carlo Fratini, president of the Pro Loco of Paganico Sabino. Today, the first of May, we’ve gathered for the festival of “Calennemaju”. It’s a pagan festival that we are trying to revive in a lighthearted way with our guests. As the proverb says “Faccio a Calennemaju, se moro affonno, se no felice ritorno” or in other words “If the nuts float in the wine, it’ll be a great season”. Hurray! They’re all floating!

  • Stimigliano Sweets 11/07/2013

    Welcome to Simigliano, known as the “gateway to Sabina”, because from Rome you go through it to the heart of the Sabine hills. Stimigliano is a town that has succeded in combining tradition and culture. Now we’ll show you a recipe for one of the Stimigliano desserts: the peach

  • The Medieval Village of Montelibretti 11/07/2013

    Montelibretti is an attractive village of the Roman Sabina. The small village originated as an ancient medieval centre enclosed by walls and has the most extensive olive oil cultivation in the area. The origin of the township nevertheless remains controversial: according to some sources it goes back to the emperor Commodus

  • Guidonia Montecelio and the pinciarelle 11/07/2013

    We are here in the square of the scenic overlook of one of the two hills making up Montecelio, on Monte Albano to be exact. The other is Monte Celio itself, with its medieval village.

  • The Orsini Barberini Castle a Monterotondo 11/07/2013

    The Monterotondo Town Hall is situated in the Orsini Barberini Castle. The present palace was completed in the 17th century on top of a pre-existing castle of very ancient construction, owned by the Orsini family beginning in the 15th century.

  • Fettuccine alla Trebulana 11/07/2013

    Today we will show you the recipe for “fettucine alla trebulana”. We have a festival dedicated to this dish that takes place the first weekend of August

  • 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

  • Orazio's hayloft 10/07/2013

    This farm is called Orazio’s hayloft and we are in the township of Monte San Giovanni in Sabina.There are many farm activities that we’ve now been pursuing here for a number of years. We do workshops with the kids, especially camping. We run excursions with donkeys and then of course there’s all the farming activity our business requires

  • The medieval village of Moricone 10/07/2013

    Moricone, with its terraced houses and steep narrow streets, is in the park of Monti Lucretili. The entire village, dominated by the 12th century castle known as The Rock maintains a medieval aspect that survives to this day: narrow, winding streets, steep staircases, small stone houses, ancient courtyards

  • Donkeys at Greccio 10/07/2013

    In addition to having the Franciscan sanctuary with the first nativity scene and the Via Francigena as a destination for religious tourism, Greccio also boasts pristine natural beauty. Here it is also possible to enjoy these gifts of nature on donkey- or horseback. These trails are also accessible to people with disabilities