Sperlonga Italy

The noble villa of the Emperor Tiberius

Sperlonga Italy is a medieval village in Lazio, in the province of Latina. In the village there are several historical dating back to Roman times with several villas including the one of the Emperor Tiberius. The town developed around a castle that included a small church dedicated to St. Peter (patron saint of fishermen) located on the promontory of San Magno, beak Aurunci mountains, with an elevation of 65 meters above sea level, as well as the village of the eleventh century, surrounded by walls and two existing doors (Portella or Porta Carrese and Porta Marina) affixed with the coat of arms of the Caetani family (originating in Gaeta with a major role in Rome, the Papal States and the ancient Maritime Republic of Pisa).

There are many historical monuments such as the Church of Santa Maria with two aisles with inside the canvas with a painting of the Assumption and a wooden statue of Pope Leo I, also known as Leo the Great (45^ Bishop of Rome and Pope); the chapel of San Domenico with an altar and the eighteenth-century frescoed ceiling, the church of San Rocco of the fifteenth century, the Palazzo Sabella which housed the antipope Clement VII in 1379 fleeing from the city of Agnani located in the province of Frosinone, whose facade was completely renovated in the sixteenth century. The Central Tower or Truglia of the sixteenth century, now houses the natural Regional Park Riviera of Ulysses, the Tower of Nibbio inside the baronial castle in front of the small town’s main square and the Tower of Capovento lies three kilometers from Sperlonga, in addition to the national Archaeological Museum and the National Park Riviera of Ulysses.

Sperlonga Italy the Mykonos of the Mediterranean

Sperlonga is now a destination for tourists from all over the world for its unique coastline of clean beaches and a clear blue sea, the old town embellished with white houses with white lime that makes it look like a Mykonos of the Mediterranean and the typical narrow streets of the medieval borough. There are many accommodation facilities in the village over to the dock for nautical tourism that offers a remarkable ability to berth at the port. During the summer along the Litorale Pontino, events are organized.