Castel Sant’Elia is a romantic medieval village just few kilometers from Rome. Famous ancient Roman Road Cassia and Flaminia, encircle this old land, through Suppentonia valley.
Surrounded by a domineering nature, dotted with rocks and bumps, this place keeps mysteries and many historical memories blended together, like almost all location around Rome. This is the real appeal of this wonderful region!
Back in Etruscan times, before ancient Romans, the valley was characterized by “Pagus”. They were small villages made up with houses dug into the rock and connected by small walkways.
Centuries later, during middle age, Pagus spread throughout the territory but today they are all are still visible in walls and watch towers.