At Castel di Tora, charming village in the province of Rieti, in addition to visiting the beautiful little corners of the country, you can also find holidays and festivals at certain times of the year.
We highlight the most important to welcome in the village.
The first Sunday of Lent, in Castel di Tora will take to the streets for the "FEAST OF POLENTONE" polenta topped with sauce thin. In addition to taste this dish, you will enjoy the "Sausage with pitartima" and "Faciole" with bread baked in a wood oven, with excellent wine!
To complete the "menu of the day" ProLoco in collaboration with "Apennines Trek," at 10:00 am and 11:00 am (meeting crossroads country) organized a guided visit to the castle of Monte Antuni and for those who love nature and trekking, a hike in one of the pathways, one leading to the "Waterfall Vallocchie" appointment at 15.00 hours at the school building. In the narrow streets of Castel di Tora, you can visit the cellars where they are exposed ancient working tools, food products and local crafts. Who wants to experience the area and soak in the atmosphere of "Festival" is invited to spend the weekend with us, staying in hotels along the lake or in newly built houses since Saturday night and enjoy the hospitality of the inhabitants and ProLoco.
Feast of S. Anatolia
On the second Sunday of July in Castel di Tora is the Feast of S. Anatolia, organized by PIA UNION S. Anatolia. It is a religious festival that lasts three days. It starts with the statue of the Holy pruned in procession to the side of the lake by men dressed in white habits, dark shots are fired all the time, the band plays, people sing and the Holy Martyr spend the night alone away from his church greek orthodox monastery in ritual; dawn the next day the faithful should resume with a second procession. Above the bridge the Holy bless the lake and the country. Sunday evening takes place on the "Rite of the auction" for the assignment of the party for the next year. From Friday, folklore and musical evenings. In closing: Dance of "Pantasima" and fireworks on the lake. Devotees in Santa Anatolia, martyred here in 251 together with her sister Santa Vittoria, during the persecutions of the Emperor Decius, the Castelvecchiesi many emigrants returned to the village to the patron. On this occasion, the country is organized in a procession to lead the Holy Convent of S. Anatolia. The first news of this festival is already since 1500, but in 1730 that takes the form of what we have today.
Festival of Stringozzi
The last Sunday in September, a day dedicated to cooking local cuisine, represented by this long pasta made by hand according to the most ancient tradition of women in the country. The program includes guided tours and excursions to sites of archaeological and natural waterfalls Vallocchie and the Village of Antuni. Inside the "NATIONAL FESTIVAL organ."