Via Francigena

Via Francigena

Acquapendente was born and developed around a road axis of ancient origin in use up to the present day. From the Middle Ages on this route a new traffic begins to flow, made up of men and goods that move from the north to Rome and vice versa. This road, in Carolingian...
Monte Rufeno Astronomical Observatory

Monte Rufeno Astronomical Observatory

The Astronomical Observatory, managed by the Nuova Pegasus Association, is a research, teaching and scientific dissemination center, particularly astronomical, located on the top of Monte Rufeno (738 m asl), inside a pre-existing early twentieth century farmhouse,...
Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve

Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve

The Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve, established in 1983, is part of the system of protected areas of the Lazio region and covers 2893 acres in the territory of the Municipality of Acquapendente, from the 774m of the “Greppe della Maddalena” to the 235m of the Paglia...
Bosco monumentale del Sasseto

Bosco monumentale del Sasseto

The wood of the Sasseto appears imbued with a sense of transcendence, or perhaps a precise genius loci, which can be felt in the shadow of the majestic foliage, walking among the moss-covered boulders. Here is preserved the true story of the man who, at the end of the...