P.zza Principe di Piemonte 3/A - Ronciglione (VT)
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Ronciglione, in the province of Viterbo, has about 7,500 inhabitants and is 450 meters above sea level. The town is built on two spurs tuffaceous delimited by two valleys in one of which the brook runs the river Vicano. The geographical position makes the climate mild and pleasant and so all the natural resources are abundant in this territory, in which the main resource are the hazelnut plantations.

Vico lake, is surrounded by a rich vegetation, the Cimini mountains are covered with forests of beeches, oaks, chestnuts and other interesting trees. The undergrowth is conducive to the growth of mushroom in quality sought among gastronomes, the lake's waters are full of fish: species such as perch, pike, tench and roach are the most popular. The proximity of Vico Lake and Monti Cimini makes of Ronciglione a summer resort with significant environmental value.



Not to mention its artistic value, Ronciglione consists of a characteristic medieval village and a part that developed between the '500 and '700 with wide streets lined with noble palaces. The Castello della Rovere, also called "The Towers", is a early Middle Ages building, linked to the function of defending the village. The castle belonged to the Prefects of Vico, Anguillara, Della Rovere and finally to the Farnese.

Figuratively interesting the Fountain of Unicorns (1581), attributed by some to Vignola, according to other masterpiece of Antonio Gentile da Faenza. Important to the ancient church of St. Mary of Providence, dating back to the XI-XII century, within the same with a nave, there is a Christ blessing with cherubs and angels of 1400. The Cathedral of Ronciglione baroque style, built to a design by Pietro da Cortona, preserved inside the triptych of SS. Savior, by Gabriele Francesco da Viterbo (second half of the fifteenth century) and other interesting works. There are in the village the remains of the church of St. Andrea consist of columns, capitals and the bell tower erected by Galasso from Como in 1463.

(from the main Italian cities)

Rome 45
Perugia 138
L'Aquila 165
Naples 275
Florence 228
Bologna 335
Venice 484
Milan 529
Turin 647

(from the main places of interest)

Lake of Vico 2
Sutri (Etruscan Amphitheater) 5
Caprarola (Palazzo Farnese) 7
Golf Club "Le Querce" 9
Castel S. Elia (Sanctuary of Our Lady of Rupes) 16
Thermal Waters (San Sisto - Vetralla) 17
Viterbo 18
Lake Bracciano in Trevignano 19
Villa Lante in Bagnaia (VT) 21

(from the main places of interest)

Vallelunga (international circuit) 23
Vignanello (Palazzo Ruspoli) 25
Ferento (Vestigia of the ancient city) 29
Highway (Magliano Sabina) 33
Montefiascone 37
Bomarzo (The Villa of the Monsters) 40
Tarquinia (Museum & Etruscan Tombs) 47
Lake Bolsena 49
Ciivita di Bagnoregio 51

From the North: exit at Magliano Sabina, dir. Civita Castellana and at the following junction towards Fabrica di Roma, then direction. Rome, at the stop turn left and after 50 meters on the right direction Ronciglione - Viterbo.
From the South: Highway A1, exit Roma Sud, then merge onto the Grande Raccordo Anulare counterclockwise to the north (Florence) - Exit n. 5 Cassia Veientana - always straight on S.S. 2 Cassia up to Monterosi, then at the junction keep right towards Ronciglione - Viterbo.