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Basilica of Santa Rita da Cascia
4.1km from Roccaporena
The basilica of Santa Rita da Cascia is a minor basilica of Cascia, belonging to the homonymous sanctuary: inside the mortal remains of Santa Rita are venerated. The church, located almost on the top of the Sant'Agostino hill and whose access to the churchyard is allowed by a short staircase, has a facade covered in white travertine from Tivoli set between two spiers , which end with two small bell cells, surmounted by crosses in iron.
Ferrovia Spoleto - Norcia
16.58km from Roccaporena
The Spoleto-Norcia railway was a railway to narrow gauge to electric traction in the ' Umbrian Apennines, decommissioned in 1968. the Spoleto-Norcia railway can be defined as an Alpine railway and represents a small jewel of railway engineering: in fact, 19 tunnels were built along the relatively short route of 51 kilometers, with the pass near Caprareccia di almost 2 kilometers, and 24 futuristic engineering bridges and viaducts of great architectural value.
Ponte delle torri
18.01km from Roccaporena
The Ponte delle Torri is an arch bridge derived from a Roman aqueduct located in Spoleto. The structure crosses the path of the Tessino stream and reconnects what tectonic activity and linear erosion of the stream have divided. At the two ends of the bridge, there are two fortresses, the Rocca Albornoziana and the Fortilizio dei Mulini, built to watch over the bridge and active as a mill until the 19th century. The name Ponte Delle Torri could allude to the towers of the two fortresses or to t
18.35km from Roccaporena
The cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is the main place of Catholic worship in the city of Spoleto, the mother church of the archdiocese of Spoleto-Norcia. The cathedral was built starting between 1151 and 1227 in place of a pre-existing building; inside, in the apse, there is the valuable cycle of frescoes by Filippo Lippi Stories of the Virgin, painted in the last years of the artist's life, between May 1467 and September 1469.
Association Rocca Albornoziana
18.58km from Roccaporena
The Rocca Albornoziana is a fortress located on the top of the Sant'Elia hill overlooking the city of Spoleto . This is the main bulwark of the system of fortifications built by Pope Innocent VI , to militarily strengthen and make more evident the authority of the Church in the territories of central Italy , in view of the now imminent return of the papal see to Rome after the seventies. about years of stay in Avignon.
20.57km from Roccaporena
The Clitunno is a river that flows in Umbria, a tributary of the Topino. In 2011 UNESCO included the small temple that stands on its banks among the World Heritage Sites. It is born near the route of the Via Flaminia, in Campello sul Clitunno, between Spoleto and Foligno, and runs for 59.3 km passing through Pissignano, Cannaiola, Trevi, and Bevagna, to finally throw itself near Cannara in the Topino river, a tributary of the Chiascio. and therefore sub-tributary of the Tiber.
Temple of Clitunno
22.05km from Roccaporena
The temple of Clitunno is a small chapel in the shape of the temple in the town of Campello Sul Clitunno. It is located about 1 km downstream of the sources of the Clitunno river, in an area where there are other springs, in the hamlet of Passignano. It is part of the serial site " Lombards in Italy: the places of power ", including seven places full of architectural, pictorial, and sculptural testimonies of Lombard art , registered in the List of World Heritage Sites of humanity UNESCO in June
Piani Di Castelluccio
22.27km from Roccaporena
The plain of Castelluccio It occupies the bottom of an old Apennine lake in the surroundings of the town of Castelluccio de Nursia, currently dry, known for its karst phenomena. The plain is famous for the Fiorite, that is to say, the impressive flowering phenomenon that colors the plain between the end of May and the beginning of July and which represents an incomparable natural spectacle.
Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini
25.57km from Roccaporena
The Monti Sibillini National Park is a national park that protects the natural environment of the mountain massif of the same name, extending between the regions of Marche and Umbria, divided into four provinces and managed by the relevant body based in Visso. It covers an area of approximately 71,437 hectares, on mainly mountainous terrain.
Forca di Presta
25.74km from Roccaporena
Forca di Presta is a road crossing of the Umbrian-Marche Apennines, located at 1,550 m asl, on the Sibillini mountains, at the foot of Mount Vettore, dividing the territory of the province of Ascoli Piceno, from that of the province of Perugia. It is one of the most characteristic and famous mountain places of the Ascoli province, deserving of particular landscape attention, as well as one of the access points to the Piani di Castelluccio.
Nera River Park
25.82km from Roccaporena
The Nera is a 116-kilometer long river that flows almost entirely in Umbria, Italy. It is the largest tributary to the Tiber, its sources are in the Monti Sibillini east of Foligno. It flows southward past Terni and Narni. It joins the Tiber near Orte. Its largest tributaries are the Velino and the Corno.
Lago di Piediluco
26.53km from Roccaporena
The Piediluco Lake is located in ' Central Italy: its shores lies the village of Piediluco, a hamlet of Terni. Located in the south-eastern offshoots of Umbria , with a branch that borders on Lazio , the Piediluco lake, even if it is 1.85 km², can be considered the largest natural lake basin in the region after Trasimeno. The name seems to be able to be interpreted as "at the foot of the sacred wood". Together with the Lungo , Ripasottile and Ventina lakes located in the province of Rieti.
Cima del Redentore
26.86km from Roccaporena
The Cima del Redentore is one of the highest peaks of the Sibillini mountains, as well as the highest peak in Umbria, being exactly on the border between the regions of Umbria and Marche. There are several paths to follow to reach the top of this peak. The first is the one that goes south from Foce di Montemonaco to Lake Pilato. Once you reach the top of the Cima del Redentore, the panorama, as well as including the Umbrian and Marche hinterland, offers a complete view of the Pilato valley.
27.18km from Roccaporena
Marmore Falls, a mass of water that falls from a height of about 165 meters, which is a mix of natural beauty, human intelligence and fairytales. This waterway is the tallest human-made waterfall in the world. It’s impressive stature is a 2,000-year-old testament to human engineering.
Cascata delle Marmore Belvedere Superiore
27.2km from Roccaporena
The Cascata Delle Marmore is a waterfall located about 7 km away from Terni, in Umbria, almost at the end of the Valnerina, the long valley carved by the Nera river. It is a controlled flow waterfall, one of the highest in Europe, being able to count on a total height difference of 165 m , divided into three jumps, inserted in a large natural park. The name derives from the calcium carbonate salts present on the rocks which are similar to white marble.
Lago di Pilato
27.62km from Roccaporena
The Pilates Lake is a lake mountain deep sea, located in a glacial cirque, on Mount Carrier, in massive and in the Sibillini Mountains National Park at an altitude of 1,941 m above sea level, belongs to the municipality of Montemonaco, province of Ascoli Piceno, in the Marche. Known and often referred to as " the lake with glasses " due to the shape of its complementary and communicating reservoirs in the periods of the greater presence of water.
27.97km from Roccaporena
Mount Argentella is a mountain located on the border between Marche and Umbria, between the provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Perugia in the Sibillini National Park. The summit of 2200 m asl rises along the main watershed constituted by the ridge that joins Monte Carrier and Monte Sibilla, and that divides the Piani di Castelluccio to the west from the Pilato valley to the east. Along this ridge also rise the Monte Palazzo Borghese and Monte Porche to the north, and the Cima del Redentore to the s
28.19km from Roccaporena
Palazzo Borghese is a mountain in Marche, Italy. One of the risky trekking destination and also it is one of the picturesque locations and also it gives a wide view of this area which is flourished with vegetation.
28.28km from Roccaporena
Monte Vettore is a mountain of the Apennines. It is the highest peak of the Sibillini massif. It was one of the best trekking routes in this area and a famous tourist attraction. It is also one of the places where you can find a lot of varieties of flora and fauna.
28.58km from Roccaporena
The upstream Porche is a mountain located in the Marche, in the province of Ascoli Piceno, in the municipality of Montemonaco, which is part of the group Sibillini. The source of the Aso river originates from Monte Porche, which crosses the provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Fermo from west to east, towards the mountains and the sea, practically marking the border between them.
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06043 Roccaporena, Province of Perugia, Italy
Rita of Cascia, in the world Margherita Lotti, was a religious Italian monastery hermit of Santa Maria Maddalena. Beatified by Pope Urban VIII in 1628, she was proclaimed a saint by Pope Leo XIII in 1900. At the end of the nineteenth century, Roccaporena became for a decade a meeting and excursion place for numerous Italian intellectuals, gathered around Luigi Galassi, rector of the University of Rome "La Sapienza", whose family was originally from Roccaporena.