The town of Norcia is located in Umbria, at the foot of the Sibillini Mountains and the National Park, a few kilometers from the famous plateau of Castelluccio, from Lake Pilato and Mount Carrier.
It has become famous over the centuries for both its strategic position he held in the past, it was prefecture and then a Roman Municipality in Region IV Sabina in the second century BC But also and above all for the birth in the year 480 Saint Benedict, founder of Western monasticism.
In recent Norcia has become a great destination for religious tourism, given the relationship of the city with St. Benedict and near Cascia (St. Rita of Cascia), the food and wine for the various charcuterie and truffles, naturalistic as it is in the National Park of the Sibillini Mountains and the sport, for the presence of numerous hotels and sports facilities for the football retreats of the most important teams.
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