A small medieval village in the province of Viterbo
Dating back to Etruscan times, as evidenced by tombs from the 8th century BC, the medieval village of Roccalvecce experienced its heyday between the 13th and 14th centuries, passing under the control of several powerful families in the area.
Examples of this flourishing period include the Costaguti Castle, overlooking Piazza Umberto I: besides being one of the historic residences of the Lazio region, it is the most important monument in the village. Divided over three floors, the residence contains numerous rooms decorated with frescoes, stuccoes and many works of art dating back to the 17th and 19th centuries. At the foot of Roccalvecce, the 17th century garden of the Vignaccia is part of the castle complex and allows for short walks surrounded by flowers and plants, some of which are particularly rare.
Wandering around the narrow streets of the village is a must-see experience. In fact, it is not difficult to find several vantage points overlooking the surrounding countryside of the province of Viterbo.