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Sabine Hills

Rieti, Italy
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Olive Oil from La Sabina

If you drive down Via Salaria from Rome, it will take you straight down to Rieti, through the hills... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Orlando C
Fara Sabina and Farfa two lovely villages in the Sabine hills.

Fara Sabina is stated as the highest road point in the Sabine Hills. Fabulous views over two... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2015
Diane H
Paihia, New Zealand
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21 Sep 2015
“Olive Oil from La Sabina”
13 Jul 2015
“Fara Sabina and Farfa two lovely villages in the Sabine hills.”
Rieti, Italy
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

If you drive down Via Salaria from Rome, it will take you straight down to Rieti, through the hills Della Sabina. It's short of a leisurely 2 hour drive where you can stop anywhere along the road to buy local olive oil that you won't...More

Thank Orlando C
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Fara Sabina is stated as the highest road point in the Sabine Hills. Fabulous views over two different valleys and a picturesque place. Road narrow and windey but worth it. Then down to Farfa. Beautiful . We arrived when a childrens event was in full...More

1  Thank Diane H
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This area in central Italy has not recieved much tourist attention. Beautiful small towns, wonderful food, small surprises everywhere. Olive oil from this district is supposed to be the best in Italy. It is a small hour from Rome, people commute from the area to...More

1  Thank Judith V
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I first got to know about the Sabine Hills about 15 years ago, when my husband and I would come the this region for day excursions from Rome. I have always found it breathtaking as it is so unspoilt and have remained agricultural. Olive groves,...More

4  Thank ConvivioRome
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Just 40 minutes away from Rome by local train and you are in a beautiful and seemingly undiscovered area of Italy. We stayed in Casperia, a medieval fortress town in the Sabine area, in a beautiful vacation rental named "Il Sogno" by its owners, the...More

1  Thank JaneTelAviv
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Beautiful. I spend a lot of my time in italy just driving around the Sabine region. I want to live there!

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 15 February 2013

The hills of Sabina are a welcome relief from the chaos of Rome, the people are friendly and not city rude, and close to best of all, we love the food and the hospitality. This time we drove through Magliano Sabina, Poggio Catino, Poggio Mirteto...More

1  Thank Aussies11
Reviewed 29 June 2012

This is still an undiscovered part of Italy just an hour north of Rome. It is stunningly beautiful, with hill top towns that have stood for centuries, olive groves and winding paths going down around the hills. It certainly rivals Tuscany for natural vistas. Food...More

1  Thank Laraine B
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Everything is so close so you can drive around and see lots in a very short space of time. The hills are full of olive groves and vineyards, little shops selling oil and homemade cheese, restaurants with amazing views of the plains below

Thank ManchesterDebbieB
Reviewed 19 September 2011

The Sabine Hills are a region of about 30x15 km between Rome and Rieti, in central Italy. In the area there are more than 30 medieval villages, with churches, castles and so on. The area is incredibly characteristic and the villages are in general smaller...More

6  Thank AndrewStrathclyde
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