In 1223 San Francesco chose the village of Greccio, in Lazio Region, to relive the birth of Jesus.
 
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The village of Greccio, which every year returns to 1223
The village of Greccio, which every year returns to 1223
Greccio is famous in the world for being the place of origin of the first crib, and the most loved by St. Francis. But in addition to the Sanctuary and the grotto del presepio, the village of Lazio offers much more, including architecture, traditions, landscapes and good food
By Marcello Mari

Other destinations nearby

Labro
Labro
The village of Labro is located in Lazio and dominates from another Piediluco Lake.
Rieti - 9.87 KM from Greccio
Arrone
Arrone
at the end of the IX century a Roman nobleman named Arrone settled in Valnerina, in Umbria, and s'impossessò one of rocky promontories that there they raised
Terni - 15.51 KM from Greccio
Narni
Narni
The village of Narni is located in Umbria on the last offshoots of the Mounts Sabini.
Terni - 20.88 KM from Greccio
Corchiano
Corchiano
The village of Corchiano and its natural gorge is located in Lazio.
Viterbo - 33.85 KM from Greccio
Vallo di Nera
Vallo di Nera
The pastors of Vallo di Nera are the ancient and famous, depositaries of the oral tradition of the Valnerina.
Perugia - 35.68 KM from Greccio
Cascia
Cascia
The village of Cascia, where St. Rita was born, is located in Umbria, at the border with the Lazio Region.
Perugia - 37.24 KM from Greccio

NOTE: distances are set as the crow flies.

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