Sabina and Poggio Catino

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Sabina and Poggio Catino

Sightseeing

Beautiful abbey and surrounding settlement dating from medieval times. Houses on the main street still have original counters from when Farfa hosted a market famous across Europe. Quiet and car free. On the first sunday of every month, Farfa hosts a market featuring local food, crafts and vintage.
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Benedictine Abbey of Santa Maria di Farfa
1 Via del Monastero
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Beautiful abbey and surrounding settlement dating from medieval times. Houses on the main street still have original counters from when Farfa hosted a market famous across Europe. Quiet and car free. On the first sunday of every month, Farfa hosts a market featuring local food, crafts and vintage.
Explore the beatiful car free streets of medieval Casperia, then stop at one of the friendly bars or restaurants
Casperia
Explore the beatiful car free streets of medieval Casperia, then stop at one of the friendly bars or restaurants
Beautiful medieval village set on the mountainside. In the summer they hold a medieval festival.
Roccantica
Beautiful medieval village set on the mountainside. In the summer they hold a medieval festival.
Romanesque Cathedral next to some Roman ruins. Good restaurant too
Strada Santuario Vescovio
Romanesque Cathedral next to some Roman ruins. Good restaurant too
Tevere Farfa Nature Reserve, explore the reserve along walkways or take a boat tour
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Riserva Naturale Regionale Nazzano Tevere-Farfa
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Tevere Farfa Nature Reserve, explore the reserve along walkways or take a boat tour
Nature reserve on the beautiful Mount Soratte. Several good hiking trails here.
Riserva Naturale Monte Soratte
Nature reserve on the beautiful Mount Soratte. Several good hiking trails here.
Another charming medieval village worth a visit
Bocchignano
Another charming medieval village worth a visit
Beautiful village in the mountains with an imposing castle
Montenero Sabino
Beautiful village in the mountains with an imposing castle
Another cute village with a park, Il Monte, great place for relaxing or taking a picnic
Montasola
Another cute village with a park, Il Monte, great place for relaxing or taking a picnic
Around this area of the mountain pass you'll find paths for hiking and picnic areas. If you park by the stone bridge you can walk along the stream to the Grotta di San Michele, site of a hermit's cave
Via Martiri del Tancia
Around this area of the mountain pass you'll find paths for hiking and picnic areas. If you park by the stone bridge you can walk along the stream to the Grotta di San Michele, site of a hermit's cave
Superb Franciscan monastery perched on the side of a cliff. Tradition has it this is where St Francis made the first ever nativity scene here.
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Greccio
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Superb Franciscan monastery perched on the side of a cliff. Tradition has it this is where St Francis made the first ever nativity scene here.
Impressive man made (by the Romans!) waterfall in a beautiful setting
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Cascata delle Marmore
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Impressive man made (by the Romans!) waterfall in a beautiful setting
Huge site with Roman ruins, well worth a visit
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Hadrian's Villa
1 Largo Marguerite Yourcenar
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Huge site with Roman ruins, well worth a visit
Beautiful gardens with fountains
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Villa d'Este
5 Piazza Trento
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Beautiful gardens with fountains
This is a unique and fascinating place, extraordinary Baroque sculptures set among woodlands, don't miss it.
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Sacro Bosco
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This is a unique and fascinating place, extraordinary Baroque sculptures set among woodlands, don't miss it.
Extraordinarily photogenic medieval village, reached by a bridge
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Civita of Bagnoregio
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Extraordinarily photogenic medieval village, reached by a bridge
Tiny, beautiful and photogenic Rocchette, and its nearby castle, Rocchettine, great fun to explore
Rocchette
Tiny, beautiful and photogenic Rocchette, and its nearby castle, Rocchettine, great fun to explore
Picturesque medieval town with city walls. Don't miss the crypt of the cathedral and the underground Rieti tour
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Rieti
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Picturesque medieval town with city walls. Don't miss the crypt of the cathedral and the underground Rieti tour

Food Scene

Enjoy rustic cooking from a wood oven under the trees in a forest clearing. There's a play area for kids here too.
Via Cisterna
Enjoy rustic cooking from a wood oven under the trees in a forest clearing. There's a play area for kids here too.
Excellent local restaurant serving homegrown organic produce
San Luigi
Excellent local restaurant serving homegrown organic produce
The local village bar and gelateria, enjoy the view over a cappucino or a gelato
Catino
The local village bar and gelateria, enjoy the view over a cappucino or a gelato
Coffee lovers should check out the Torrefazione in the Piazza where they roast their own coffee. There's a number of other bars and ice cream places here too.
Piazza Martiri della Libertà
Coffee lovers should check out the Torrefazione in the Piazza where they roast their own coffee. There's a number of other bars and ice cream places here too.
Great local restaurant
Via Tenerello
Great local restaurant
Very special restaurant with Michelin starred chef. Don't miss also the huge rose garden
Tenuta La Tacita
Very special restaurant with Michelin starred chef. Don't miss also the huge rose garden

Everything Else

Hike up Monte Tancia, at just over 1000m the highest mountain in the area
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Monte Tancia
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Hike up Monte Tancia, at just over 1000m the highest mountain in the area
The train station is here for trains into Rome
Poggio Mirteto Scalo
The train station is here for trains into Rome

Essentials

Supermarkets and other grocery shops are here as well as a busy market on Fridays
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Poggio Mirteto
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Supermarkets and other grocery shops are here as well as a busy market on Fridays
There's a couple of large supermarkets here
Ferruti
There's a couple of large supermarkets here

Shopping

Right next to Rainbow Magicland, shopping!
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Valmontone Outlet
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Right next to Rainbow Magicland, shopping!

Entertainment & Activities

Give your poor kids a break from relentless history, culture and gastronomy by taking them to one of Italy's leading theme parks.
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Rainbow Magicland
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Give your poor kids a break from relentless history, culture and gastronomy by taking them to one of Italy's leading theme parks.

City/town information

Poggio Catino has 2 centres, Poggio and Catino. Both are lovely ancient villages to explore, the oldest is Catino, with its beautiful old castle and 5 sided Longobard tower
Poggio Catino
Poggio Catino has 2 centres, Poggio and Catino. Both are lovely ancient villages to explore, the oldest is Catino, with its beautiful old castle and 5 sided Longobard tower