Bassano in Teverina is a small town in the Monti Cimini between Orte and Viterbo in the province of Viterbo.
Bassano in Teverina travel guide
The center of Bassano in Teverina is located on a spur of tuff stone, with the Roncione river to the south. It used to be in a very strategic position, since travelers coming from the west would have to pass the village on their way to the Tiber.
There were settlements in Etruscan times, but these were abandoned when the Romans took over. In the 9th and 10th centuries the village became populated again.
In the 2nd part of the 11th century Countess Matilda di Canossa gave Bassano and other villages in the area to Pope Gregorius VII.
Tourist Attractions Bassano in Teverina
- The Church of Santa Maria dei Lumi
- Torre dell’Orologio
- The San Biagio Church has several interesting frescoes.
- Chiesa dei Santi Fidenio e Terenzio: 17th century church, dedicated to the patron saints of the city.
- Chiesa dell’Immacolata Concezione, built in 1855 to be the parish church instead of the Santa Maria dei Lumi.