Monday, November 16, 2020


Altitude 435 m (1427 feet). 2,200 inhabitants

Medieval center known since 1074, consisting of houses lined up in a herringbone pattern on top of a steep cliff

It was a feud of the Counts of Segni, the Sforza-Cesarini family and the Torlonia family

Here was born Pope Innocent XIII Conti (1721/24)

Palazzo dei Conti

Palace of the Counts

It was originally built in the twelfth century

It was rebuilt in the sixteenth century

Portico, loggia and interiors decorated with paintings and grotesque-style decorations at the end of the sixteenth century


"St. Francis of Assisi receiving the stigmata" by Giuseppe Cesari aka Cavalier d'Arpino (1568/1640)

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