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Affile

Enfide and the first Benedictine miracle

Erected amidst a densely-knit medieval area on a tuff hill on the southernmost slopes of the Ernici mountains, Affile contentedly surveys the upper Aniene valley from its panoramic [...]

Agosta

Augusta on the Marcia aqueduct

Along the course followed by the ancient Via Sublacense (the Subiaco Way), in the upper reaches of the Aniene Valley, the atmosphere is as though suspended and timeless, [...]

Albano Laziale

The Cisterns of Albano

Albano, who in the name and the emblem claims a supposed origin from the mythical Alba Longa, the progeny Latin reiterates, however, the imprint. An almost permanent in [...]

Amphitheater of Albano

Lies limply in slope leaving cover his tufa blocks from the green of mosses and lichens. It seems as if nature if he were seized by playing hide [...]

Castrum Of Legio II Partica

Albano said no more, except in isolated incidents, circumscribed, its geometry urban Castrum of Legio II Parthian. But leaves however, that its structure unwinds yet axis of what [...]

Allumiere

Alum of the Holy Crusades

Barricaded in the small mountain range of Tolfa through dense woods and rocky, Allumiere tells stories of miners, exploitation of quarries and unspoiled landscapes. The land has the [...]

Anguillara Sabazia

Anguillara (spiaggia del lungo lago con veduta del paese)

Angularia on Sabatinus lacus

With its accumulation of small houses clustered curious leans on lake basin of Lake Bracciano. Almost unnoticed on a slender tip that ends in a steep side covered [...]

Anticoli Corrado

Picasso’s little houses

Perched like an eagle's nest in a labyrinth of stairways, Anticoli Corrado, a town in the land of the ancient Aequi, embodies the pride of a rustic and [...]

Anzio

Nero’s Villa in Anzio

Nero's Villa, with its rose-colored brickwork, nestles on the plateau overlooking the sea, just to the west of the modern-day lighthouse. Sitting high, majestic and solemn on the [...]

Birthplace of Nero

Antium – Volscian city to be feared and sworn enemy of Rome – according to tradition its roots can be traced back to Antia or Anteo, [...]

Arcinazzo Romano

The Villa of Trajan Arcinazzo

Subject to the timid reluctance of his ruined "ruins" the Villa Trajan Arcinazzo, at the foot of Mount Altuino looming severe with his profile and [...]

The plateau of perfumes

Feel the side of the mountain Pianezze, that beneficent air and landscape with its majestic rocky battlements, Arcinazzo Romano. Presidio urban karst valley close to the most famous [...]

Ardea

Ancient capital of the Rotuli

Perched on a tuffaceous spur, its ancient role as the capital of the Rutuli is hard to discern, and it seems to be awaiting the liberation of [...]

Ariccia

The first “mansion” of the Queen of Roads

Along the way, the queen of the streets (Appia Antica), as if suspended on his monumental bridge, Aricia - as it was known in ancient times - Serbian [...]

Arsoli

Perched on the lands of Equi

On a hill in the most agreeable and fresh Arsoli Launches streaks of blue sky profile battlements of his castle, architecture, lifting the stern and gentle on the [...]

Campagnano di Roma

In the valley of the God Bacchus

In the beginning there was a lake surrounded by tuffs, mindful in the name and in the breath of God Bacchus. Location unhealthy crossed by pilgrims, travelers and [...]

Capena

Church of San Leone

Peeping out amid little valleys covered with the contorted shapes the olive trees have acquired over the centuries is the rugged façade of San Leone, featuring fragments of [...]

The Civitucula alloy of Capenati

On the Tiber valley inhabited by ancient Italic peoples loyal trademarks to Veienti, Capena dominated the ditch of San Martino with its Capenati: "Of Etruscan city closest to the [...]

Capranica Prenestina

The Sanctuary of Mentorella

Perched like an eagle's nest above the Giovenzano Valley, Santuario della Mentorella (the Sanctuary of Mentorella) is an exceptionally fascinating location. Its Benedictine silhouette sits atop a rocky [...]

Castel Madama

The village of Margaret of Austria

From the castle, the houses of Castel Madama trickle down the hill like a pool of water, the white dwellings settling on the ridge between the [...]

Castelnuovo di Porto

Tile roofs on the body of tufa

On a spur of tuff it stretches its medieval profile of a valley full of olive trees. It still speaks the language of Capenati in its harshness and fair [...]

Cerveteri

From Kyrsy to Caere, the city of the living and the dead

Kysry, that was the powerful Etruscan city we know as Cerveteri, a large settlement that occupied the outer slopes of the volcano Sabatino, the area between the coastal [...]

Ciampino

Monumento celebrativo a Leonardo da Vinci

The Garden City Failure

On the paving stones of the Queen of the Roads (Appia Antica) Ciampino leaves its mark rational dream of a project that is no longer there. It lives [...]

Cineto Romano

Overlooking the pit of Morgie

Lies limply on the steep ridge of Mount Peschioso, watched over by the massif of Monte Aguzzo (1067 m.), Cineto Romano, hoisting the profile of its crenellated castle [...]

Civitavecchia

Spas Taurine in Civitacchia

Trajan had wanted to open his horizons, on the sea, the shore of the Tyrrhenian Etruscan: "Yet this is the Tyrrhenian Etruscan, where their ship sails explained the sharp, [...]

Centumcellae, the port-emporium of Rome

A city in the shape of the port, Civitavecchia, a place whose function solves the definition enchants everything else including its history. "(...) Of a City, which regards its [...]

Civitella San Paolo

The Civitas guarding the Tiber

Along the route of the Tiber, under the watchful isolation of Soratte, Civitella San Paolo is caressed by beautiful profile of the turreted castle that emerges in a [...]

Colleferro

Castle Piombinara in Colleferro

Bristling on a rock limestone Castle Piombinara waking sovereign on the Valle del Sacco. Spreads its factories ruined on top of rock suspended in a competition between the [...]

The small town modernist

Collects its history in the early thirties of the last century, miraculously, around the station Signs-Paliano, Colleferro, as industrial village. It seems oblivious of the dedication fortuitous that the [...]

Colonna

“Statio ad Quintanas”

Whichever way you come, you leave Colonna impress upon the memory of the surrounding landscape for the amount of invasive "dindarolo". It is your water tank that outrages [...]

Fonte Nuova

Prisci Latin and Sabine nobility

New Source knotted his urbanized fabric on a journey of towers and houses of the ancient Via Nomentana. And it does so with lording safe, although recalls being [...]

Gavignano

The Homeland of Innocent III

Delay Quasis dispersed in its domain on Sacco valley, Gavignano protrudes its roofs perched on a beautiful hill, under the watchful eye of Lepine. It just reminds of [...]

Genazzano

The Nymphaeum Genazzano

A corner of the earth at that Genazzano portrait seems to deliberately for a postcard of the Grand Tour, the secular pilgrimage of memory and art. Nothing is [...]

A Small Rustic Town

Raised on a spur of tuff like to sail on the high valley of the Sacco, under the aegis of the reassuring southern foothills of the Mountains Prenestini, [...]

Gerano

A medieval heart on Giovenzano

On an isolated hill in the middle of forest clearings whose deep green is very small compared to the smells and scents surrounding Gerano overlooks his pile of [...]

Gorga

At the gates of the Ciociaria

Attached to the limestone of Mount Volpinara, Gorga searches the Lepine with his menagerie of homes. It dozing behind the chain preappennica Southern Lazio, with spirit already almost [...]

Guidonia Montecelio

City with two aspects -old and modern City with two aspects -old and modern

A double city, both in name and fact: Guidonia Montecelio is built on contrast and contradiction. And it is proud of its two sides – modern [...]

Jenne

The town of the “Saint”

It was the evening of June 19, 1903 when Fogazzaro, riding a mule in search of the poorest and most needy town in the Subiaco Valley, [...]

Ladispoli

The Castle of Palo

Abandons his body towered by the sea, the Castle of Palo and looks at horizon waiting Saracen raids. Locked in the grip of its beautiful circular towers still [...]

The city of Ladislao Odescalchi (and artichokes)

Ladis Polis, and as such, that is as a city of Ladislao Odescalchi (1888), its urban plot Ladispoli rests on the Tyrrhenian Etruscan: "... Where their ship sails explained [...]

Monteflavio

Cerchiari and nevari Monteflavio

Hanging over the water of one of the ridges of Mount Pellecchia, Monteflavio welcomes its dominant position on the ridge of Lucretili and its mountainous character and proud. "The [...]

Montelanico

Under the edges of Lepine

Under the aegis of the warrior angel which marks his coat of arms, Montelanico extends its cluster of houses on the crest of a hill, surrounded by chestnut [...]

Montorio Romano

Mons Aureus Sabina

Breathe Sabina moods and fates, Montorio Romano, pasted up there on the balcony of the northern slopes of the Monti Lucretili. Oversees the valley with a certain air [...]

Moricone

Regillum Sabine City

It turns out almost demure, Moricone, on a spur at the foot of Mount Pellecchia (1368 m.), The highest peak of Lucretili. It lets you steal in the [...]

Morlupo

Castrum Mori Lupo

Not far from the route of the Via Flaminia, Morley is looming with all its baggage of a legendary off trachyte and tuffs. And its cluster of houses, [...]

Nazzano

An extraordinary view of the Tiber Valley

It envelops spiral climbing the summit dominated by its castle, Nazzano, in a play of colors varying the tone of the terracotta. It perched with its large cylindrical [...]

Nettuno

The Ancient Neptune

Watching over the sea still waiting who knows what raids, mindful that however, because of its name, can only have comfort from a primary element. It's 'Neptune, couching [...]

Astura tower in Nettuno

Breaks the horizon of the coast with its crenellated profile, Torre Astura, catching the eye of anyone who may turn from Nettuno to the Circeo. Stretches on that [...]

Olevano Romano

Olevano Romano preferred destination of painters, poets and story tellers

With its cascade of grey houses perched on the rock like a sparrow’s nest, Olevano humbly watches over the valley below it. It would seem not to care [...]

Palombara Sabina

Was originally called Palumbaria

Palestrina – it climbs up the hill to watch over the valley with the mythical and primordial authority of Ulysses and Circe, providing a setting bereft of the [...]

Subiaco

The Villa of Nero at Subiaco

He had wanted to escape the hardships of the city, Nero, its scenic villa of Subiaco, to quell his thoughts between the silences of Simbruini and experience the [...]

Tivoli

Varo Quintilio Villa in Tivoli

Ruins scattered throughout the countryside, in the Tivoli, give way to ancient memories. The superb architecture of idleness, places of physical and spiritual recreation of the Roman patrician [...]

The Stronghold of Tivoli

Mighty and massive rests his body next to the wall of the amphitheater syllables truncated Hadrian, Rocca Pia Tivoli, how to verify the matrix construction and inverarne roots [...]

Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli

Perched on top of a cliff, with its ring of columns, the Temple of the Sibyl preserved its mystery. Look at the distant horizon, and the gap from [...]

In ancient times was called Tiber

In ancient Tibur was willing to pitch control Aniene. And it is one with its river (Anio); you could say that in some way it is illustrative of [...]

Valmontone

Once called Teleria o Tolerio

Isolated on a hill ruined by volcanic tuff, Valmontone oversees the confluence of the valleys below as winking with his colorful dress of houses to greening contour. "... .It [...]

Vivaro Romano

Ancient Latin Colony by term emblematic Vivarum

Snap the hill Gennaro at the foot of Monte Croce (1081 m.) Raising the fortress on the top right, Vivaro Romano, in a latch cascade of Rubei tiles, [...]

Zagarolo

Home of the so-called “Sagari”(zagari)

Not far from the Prenestina, Zagarolo, stretching her pile of houses perched on a shelf crossed by two streams. It leaves traces its origins unclear alleged Gabini escaped [...]

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