Tucked away in the woods covering the Artemisio mountain range, it owes its fame to the excellent quality dark flour bread and the well known Festival of Porcini Mushrooms


The town of Lariano is located at about 6 km northeast of Velletri, at the foot of the Mount Maschio D'Ariano (which in ancient times was known as Monte Algidus). It is a relatively young comune (town) yet the history of its territory goes as far back as ancient times when during Roman Imperial Age a defensive outpost, and later a fortified castle, was situated here. Furthermore, according to Horace's Carmen Seculare (Secular Hymn) a temple dedicated to the goddess Diana was situated on top of this mount.

Cenni storici

History background

Each town completes the general background of Castelli Romani with its own chapter of history

Da vedere a Lariano

What to see

Ample monuments, palaces, villas, and churches set in a unique natural landscape

Festa del Vino a Lariano

Celebrations & Festivals

Charm, folklore, conviviality is what make these moments of ancient tradition unique



Picture galleries, videos, audio guides, discover the Castelli Romani area



The Castelli Romani offer a great range of accommodation choices to suite your needs: hotels, B&bs, agritourisms... and much more



Michelin-starred restaurants, typical trattoria, traditional taverns, and much will be spoiled for choice eating out in the Castelli Romani

Prodotti tipici

Typical products

Flavours and aromas; genuine and authentic products are the ingredients of our unique culinary art