Frosinone is divided into a lower (Frosinone Basso) and an upper part (Frosinone Alto). The older and more interesting part is built on the top of the hill. The most characteristic district of Frosinone is called Giardino.
Top 10 tourist attractions Frosinone
01. Piazzale Vittorio Veneto
Piazzale Vittorio Veneto is a centrally located square in Frosinone. It offers a magnificent panorama of the Valle del Sacco, the Monti Ernici and the picturesque town of Alatri.
02. Archaeological Museum
The Museo Archeologico di Frosinone has a collection that ranges from prehistoric times to the days of the Roman Empire.
03. Archaeological Excavations Frusino
The Scavi Archeologici dell’Antica Frusino (“Archaeological Excavations of Old Frusino”) lie at the foot of the hill on which the historic center of the city is located.Here, among other things, the ruins of the ancient Amphitheater can be seen.
04. Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral
The Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral is an early Christian church that has been rebuilt many times and now gives a baroque impression.
05. Santuario della Madonna della Neve
Santuario della Madonna della Neve: Attached to this church, built in the 16th century, is the legend of a Madonna effigy that seemed to perspire several times and be illuminated from within.
06. Chiesa Abbaziale di San Benedetto
The late Baroque Chiesa Abbaziale di San Benedetto is the seat of the Pinacoteca Civica of Frosinone.
07. Palazzo del Governo
The Palazzo del Governo, which was rebuilt, true to the original, after being severely damaged several times (the earthquake of 1915, a fire in the 1920s and bombings in World War II). On display are especially many works of art from the Reggio di Caserta.
08. Palazzo della Provincia
The Palazzo della Provincia includes a famous Art Nouveau statue by Amleto Cataldi, known as La Danzatrice (“The Dancer”).
09. Piazza della Libertà.
The central square of Frosinone is called Piazza della Libertà, where the Monumento al Risorgimento is particularly noteworthy.
10. Palazzo Tiravanti
The neo-classical Palazzo Tiravanti was one of the first buildings in Italy to be built with the idea that it should be able to withstand earthquakes.
More Sightseeing Frosinone
The Santa Lucia Church dates back to the 16th century and has a striking dome.
The Santa Maria delle Grazie Church was built in the 18th century and is also called the San Gerardo Church.
The Santissima Annunziata Church dates back to the post-World War II era.
Tourist attractions near Frosinone
The town of Ferentino is 12 kilometers from Frosinone. Here an ancient acropolis, ancient city walls and the epigraphic testament of Aulo Quintillo Prisco are the main attractions.
The Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo is one of the largest natural reserves in Italy.