Fonti del Rigombo e della Rugarella

Fonti del Rigombo e della Rugarella

Acquapendente rises on a tufaceous spur that slopes towards the valley of the river Paglia, with irregular shape, flowing into a particular funnel shape. The wealth of natural springs and watercourses, which have always plowed the place, is at the origin of the town’s...
Chiesa di Sant’Agostino

Chiesa di Sant’Agostino

The church, to which a convent was annexed, was born in the Gothic style in 1290. The traces of the original building are still preserved, but over the years it has undergone several changes. In the sixteenth century the primitive portal was closed, still visible...
Chiesa e Chiostro di San Francesco

Chiesa e Chiostro di San Francesco

Monsignor Aldobrandini consecrated the Franciscan church of Santa Maria, later known as the Church of San Francesco, in 1149.  It was part of a monastery until a few decades ago inhabited by the friars of minor conventuals. Access to the church is via a large portal...
Torre del Barbarossa

Torre del Barbarossa

Last vestige of the ancient Castle of Federico I Barbarossa, destroyed by the population following the rebellion of 1166, where the story is tinged with the miraculous. A dry cherry tree that, for a miracle of the Madonna, suddenly covered itself with flowers,...
Torre Julia de Jacopo

Torre Julia de Jacopo

The courageous gesture of the girl, Julia de Jacopo in 1550, who during the attack of the Pitigliano troops of Nicola IV Orsini ran to close the door left open by the soldiers on guard, and saved the city. It was the door of the Holy Sepulcher, or Porta Romana, one of...