Casperia is situated in Rieti district, in Lazio. Its beautiful territory includes the Tevere river and some of the peaks of monti Sabini. The area is protected by 5 mountain communities and by a Regional Natural Park.
Casperia’s old town centre still has its medieval structure defended by the walls built in the XIII century and accessible only by a walk.
Among the places to visit in Casperia there’s the Church of St. John the Baptist, dating back to the thirteenth century as still testifies its bell tower, and expanded in subsequent centuries in baroque style. The church contains beautiful frescoes, wooden statues, paintings on canvas of great value.
Forani palace, dating back to the sixteenth century was restored in Empire style in the XVIII century with the addition of the columns and the gallery with painted walls, it is set against the medieval walls and also includes one of the towers. This magnificent palace was the residence of many noble families and includes 50 rooms, the most famous is the Cardinal Room, set up in 1781 to accommodate Cardinal Corsini. The building includes a beautiful hillside park renovated in 1929.
The municipal historical archive of Casperia retains documents from different historical periods, which are important for the historical reconstruction of the entire district, including more than 300 scrolls dated between 1099-1729, books and records of the French period and the Restoration, and more than a thousand volumes that belonged to the monastery of the Capuchin friars of Montefiolo.
Today on Montefiolo hill, where in middle ages there was a castle that is now in ruins, there’s the the convent of Benedictine nuns which includes the Chiesa del Ss. Salvatore.
In Casperia, Charminly offers you the possibility to stay in a beautiful Charming B&B, and in other destinations the possibility to stay in Charming Hotels, Charming Agritourism and Country Houses Appartments.