Press Articles

Newspaper articles:

The Independent
My Life in travel by Andrew Strauss

Where has seduced you

For my wife’s 40th birthday we went to a tiny hilltop village in Italy called Casperia and stayed at a beautiful little B&B called La Torretta. The scenery was extraordinary and it was just a great, fun few days. It showed me the authentic Italian lifestyle.[read full article]


The Guardian

The village of Casperia and La Torrretta Bed and Breakfast have been featured in the most important international newspapers. as part of it’s “Hidden Gems” series, the Guardian published “An hour from Rome, but a world away” describing Casperia as a “slow town, an oasis of peace that the modern world has passed by”.

Olive Oil Tasting and Food Pairing


“The Olive  Oil Tasting” at La Torretta Bed and Breakfast.

La Torretta Bed and Breakfast hosts Gary Rhodes in his  series “Rhodes Across Italy”

Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes was our guest at La Torretta for the filming of the  television series Rhodes Across Italy, which was broadcast on the Good Food Channel . Gary Rhodes journeys through ten of the Italian Regions, on a culinary adventure to discover the delicacies of each region. Casperia, was chosen as a second stop after Rome for the Lazio Region, and Gary loved the quality of the Sabina olive oil, and had great fun making the local pasta Stringozzi, here at La Torretta bed and breakfast.
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La Torrretta organized a Slow Food event for the BBC Countryfile programme, a festive occasion during which local producers offered tastings of prize winning olive oil, ricotta cheese, sausages made from a special mountain pig, and the locally made organic ice cream. The programme was filmed in La Torretta and in the streets of Casperia.

Sereno Variabile

The Italian travel show “Sereno Variabile” has also featured La Torretta and Casperia.

Karen Brown

The Travel Guide Karen Brown has featrued featured La Torretta  as a special b&b

La Torretta Historical Home

is an award winning bed and breakfast in Casperia

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