Popular festivals
  • January, 17th - 'S.Antonio Abate'

    Proceno:  animal's blessing, tasting of Sant'Antonio's bread and broad beans.
    S.Lorenzo nuovo:  tasting of traditional bisquits, wine and anchovy; parade of allegoric wagons.
    Valentano:  ignition of 'the big fire'; animal's blessing; tasting of snacks, sausage, 'ventresca', grilled meat.
  • February - 'martedý grasso' (carnival's madri gras)

    Acquapendente:  tasting of traditional cake 'fregnacce', parade of allegoric wagons, bonfire to burn 'king carnival'.
  • February - 'giovedý grasso' (carnival)

    Gradoli:  'festa degli incappucciati'.
  • February - 'mercoledý delle ceneri' (ash wednsday)

    Gradoli:  'pranzo del purgatorio' (lunch of the purgatory) 1500's traditional lunch.
  • March-April - 'festa della primavera' (spring's festival)

    Selva del Lamone (Farnese):  excursions, lunches and dinners in open spaces, music, shows and popular games.
  • March-April - 'Madonna delle piane' (second sunday after Easter)

    Proceno:  rural religious feast with games, procession, tasting of traditional bisquits and wine.
  • May - 'festa dei Pugnaloni' (third sunday of May)

    Acquapendente:  this festival celebrates the inhabitant's liberation from Federico Barbarossa. The'Pugnaloni' are mosaics composed by petals, flowers and leaves; they are shown in the streets of the country and the most beautiful will be rewarded .
  • May, 14th - 'La barabbata'

    Marta:  traditional and propitiatory ceremony where earth's products are offered in the sanctuary of 'Madonna del monte' (Madonna of the Mountain).
  • June, 13rd - 'festa del miracolo di Bolsena' (feast of the Bolsena's miracle)

    Bolsena:  feast wich remember the Bolsena's miracle(1263) and 'infiorata'(petal's mosaic).
  • July, 23rd-24th - 'I misteri di S.Cristina' (S.Cristina's mysteries)

    Bolsena:  procession, religious representation,fireworks, fish's festival, fishermen's regatta.
  • July - 'sagra dell'Aleatico' (last week-end of july)

    Gradoli:  tasting of Aleatico wine, typical products, almond's dessert.
  • August, 1st-15th - 'fiera del vino' (the wine's fair)

    Montefiascone:  medieval shows, exibition of 'sbandieratori' (jugglers with flags), tasting of snacks and wine.
  • August, 13rd-16th - 'sagra della patata' (potato's festival)

    Grotte di Castro:  festival with typical couse potatoes based.
  • August, 14th-16th - 'sagra degli gnocchi' (gnocchi's festival)

    S.Lorenzo Nuovo:  festival with typical course gnocchi based.
  • August, 15th - 'sagra della lenticchia' (lentil's festival)

    Onano:  tasting of lentils and sausages.
  • August, 28th-September, 9th - 'S.Ermete'

    Ischia di Castro:  'giostra del gallinaccio' a medieval ability's competition among knits. Ischia di Castro:  'gran premio delle carrettelle', a typical soap box race.
  • September, 3rd-4th - 'festa di S.Rosa'

    Viterbo:  procession where the S.Rosa's statue will be carried by 100 people to a sanctuary.
  • October 'Madonna del Rosario'+'sagra del tortello' (first sunday of the month)

    Piansano:  procession, fireworks, square's bingo, tortello's festival (ricotta cheese dessert).
  • October 'sagra della castagna' (last sunday of the month)

    Latera:  tasting of roasted chestnut, course chestnut based, new wine.
  • December 'sagra dell'ulivo' (first week of th month)

    Canino:  bruschetta's festival (roasted bread with new olive oil, salt and garlic.

  • * If you need more infos about festivals and theirs distances from the holiday farm, please contact us at the 'Contacts us!' section.

    Moreover many towns mentioned before are present on the map in the 'How to reach us' section.

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