Environs: Agriturismo near Rieti in Lazio, Tarano
In the heart of the famous Sabina Hills visited by the ancient Romans, there are a variety of medieval ruins to visit such as original villages with their fortifications still intact. One of these splendid sites is San Polo (Tarano) which was led by the Orsini family and then by the Holy See. One can visit the Saint Peter and Paul Church dedicated to the Patron saints of this village.
There is also the St. Mary of the Walnut Sanctuary located near the center of the small town. Numerous famous villages such as Montasola, Stimigliano, Torri in Sabina and Farfa are close by. The Abbey of Farfa is world famous for its antique library. Vescovia, which is only a few kilometers from the farm, has an ancient Roman City Hall called “Forum Novum”. Finally, next to this, there is the Blessed Virgin of the Praises Sanctuary with beautiful frescoes, a cathedral which has been a cornerstone of the Sabina Diocese.
GUIDED TOUR: - ENJOY ROME: Guided Tour of of downtown Rome * the Spanish Steps * the Capitolium * the Sant’Angelo Castle * the Trevi Fountain Guided Tours include lunch -ENJOY FLORENCE AND SIENA: Guided Tours of the medieval cities of Florence and Siena, on the Tuscany Hills. One-day Tour which includes lunch -ENJOY UMBRIA: Guided tour to the ancient towns of Orvieto, Perugia and Amelia, which includes lunch.
-ROME BY NIGHT (on Friday): A night full of fun and excitement in the Eternal City, visiting Piazza Navona and Campo dei Fiori, famous for their characteristic restaurants, disco bar and market stands. Half-a-day excursion including dinner. -ENJOY THE SABINA REGION: The Sabina is renown for its many small but beautiful medieval towns and hamlets, where it is possible to visit Cathedrals, Abbeys, testimonials of our culture. -ENJOY THE SABINA GREEN AND ROLLINH HILLS OF TARANO: In cooperation with the Villanova riding-stable, which organizes horseback rides, tours can be made in the nearby National Parks. Riding Lessons or short tours (from half an hour up to two hours), as well as half a day tours inclusive of lunch can be enjoyed. Fares and reservations to be directly arranged on the site, with the Stables’ Management.