What to See and do
Sabina offers many activities in the local area. Here are some ideas of what to do on a trip here!
- Take a tour round the historical Farfa Abbey and cathedral.
- Go to the fantastic Sabina olive oil museum and learn about ancient methods of olive oil production.
- Visit the church of Santa Maria in Vescovio, around and under which lie the ruins of the Ancient ‘Forum Novum’ in Vescovio.
- Take part in an olive oil harvest and taste some freshly produced Sabina olive oil.
- Spend some time in the Olioteca (olive oil shop) for a tasting of local extra virgin olive oils.
- Explore the many medieval villages in the area, such as Roccantica, Fara in Sabina, Toffia and Casperia, to name but a few!
- Visit a traditional Sagra (food festival)
- Hike, horse ride or cycle through the stunning countryside of the Sabine Hills.
- Visit Canneto to see the oldest olive tree in Europe (2000 years old)!
- Look around the archaeological Museum in Magliano Sabino.
- Relax in Sabina’s nature With its peace and solitude, Sabina is the perfect place to unwind.
- Swim in wild streams with beautiful waterfalls.
- Ski at nearby Terminillo (winter months only).
- Visit one of the nearby lakes of Vico or Bolsena (extinct volcanoes). Terrific spots for swimming, sailing and fishing.
Whilst Sabina has plenty to offer, if you did choose to venture further afield, Sabina is ideally located in the centre of Italy with a number of major cities and destinations all within a few hours drive. In addition, the Frecciarossa (Red Arrow) train connects Rome with Florence, Bolonga, Naples and even Milan in less than 3 hours.
- Rome – 1 hour.
- L’Aquila – 1 ½ hours.
- Assisi – 2 ¼ hours.
- Siena – 2 ¼ hours.
- Naples – 2 ½ hours.
- Florence – 2 ½ hours.