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Posta Fibreno, Province of Frosinone, Lazio

The town looms on the top of a high mountain crest in a wonderful position overlooking the lake below.

Its name derives from the position half way between Rome and Naples, since it was used to change the horses that delivered the mail (a "posta"). The lake is part of a nature reserve and is actually a giant water spring of clearest waters coming from the underground water basins in the mountains of the National Park of Abruzzo. From the lake a freezing, transparent river called Fibreno takes origin (the river was described by Latin writer Cicero in his "De Legibus").

Info

  • Altitude: 300m a.s.l
  • Population: about 1300 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 03030
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0776
  • Patron Saint: San Vittoria, San Blandina
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What to see

  • Natural Reserve of the Posta Fibreno Lake
  • Villa Gallia
  • Itineraries into the park

Events & Festivities

  • Procession to the Sanctuary of the Madonna della Vittoria (1 May)
  • Patron feast of Saints Vittoria and Blandina
  • Underwater scuba event in the Fibreno Lake (first weekend in August)

Where to stay

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