Historic center

Bassiano

The origins of the town are uncertain; various legends link them to mythological divinities and some studies think that the town was founded by the emperor Caracalla.

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Castel Gandolfo

It is thought that the first town was built on the ruins of Alba Longa, a town dating back to the pre-Roman era founded according to tradition by Ascanio, the son of Enea.

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Fondi

The very ancient origins of the town, originally called Fundi, are lost in myth; legend says that the site was founded by Hercules in memory of the killing of Caco, a character from Roman mythology linked to fire.

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Formia

According to tradition, the place has a legendary past: it is said that this was the mythical town of the Laestrygones where Ulysses landed and where Aeneas stopped during this voyage to Lavinius.

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Giulianello

Giulianello has very remote origins; the first documented information dates back to 143 B.C., the year it was presumed the town was founded under the rule of the Western Roman Empire.

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Itri

Mentioned in historic sources starting from 914, Itri is thought to have obtained its name from iter (pathway, road) due to its position along the Via Appia.

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Nemi

The area where the village of Nemi is currently found used to belong in ancient times to the Latin town of Aricia. The real birth of a town identified as Nemi (from the Latin nemus, meaning a wood) can only be traced back to the IX century, corresponding to the time a castle was built for defence purposes.

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Priverno

The site, originally Privernum, was a Volscian settlement of great importance. Its origins are lost in legend and references to the town can even be found in the Aeneid; according to myth, when Priverno, son of Osca, king of the Volsci died, his son Metabus who succeeded him, decided to call the town Privernum, in honour of his dead father.

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Sermoneta

The site began to be mentioned in historic sources from the XI century, when the inhabitants of the ancient Sulma moved to the place where Sermoneta is found today to escape from the raids of the Saracens and the expansion of the Pontine Marches.

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Sezze

The mythical origins of the town have their roots in legend; it is told that it was Hercules who founded the town when he arrived at Sezze after conquering the Lestrigons.

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Station de Monterosso

The agreement with Trenitalia allows the pilgrims that travel with the EAVF Credential to benefit from favourable rates (10% decrease) on the price of regional train tickets, in the authorised segments.

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Station de Montjovet

The agreement with Trenitalia allows the pilgrims that travel with the EAVF Credential to benefit from favourable rates (10% decrease) on the price of regional train tickets, in the authorised segments.

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Terracina

Numerous traditions link the origins of Terracina to legendary events; according to some of these, the town is supposed to have been founded by refugees from Sparta while other legends say that the town was the mythical home of the witch Circe.

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Velletri

The town has very ancient origins. However it is not certain if these are Latin, Volsci or Etruscan. The site was conquered by the Romans during the first Latin war, under Anco Marzio and it appears that this was the time when it took on the name of Velitrae.

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