Religious Celebrations

Villa Pasqui is set in a hill just a few meters below the famous “Madonna del Belvedere” Sanctuary, whose location dominates the entire valley, which is currently intact during its eighteenth-century reconstruction (but already long ago present in the place), known for its celebration Religious marriages. The folk tells that the suggestive Shrine has been taken as a reference by the famous sixteenth-century painter Raffaello Sanzio (born in Urbino, he lived as a child with his family in the tifernate town), to realize the temple of his famous pictorial work “The Virgin Mary’s Spousal “Stayed in Città di Castello in the Church of San Francesco until his transfer to Milan at Pinacoteca Brera.