Bolsena (Lazio)

Bolsena is a town in the province of Viterbo in northern Lazio on the eastern shore of Lake Bolsena. A number of Etruscan tombs have been found in the vicinity of Bolsena. Funerary objects from these tombs are now located in Italy and abroad, including a fine collection in the British Museum. Bolsena is known for a miracle said to have occurred in the Basilica of Santa Cristina in 1263, when a Bohemian priest, in doubt about the doctrine of Transubstantiation, reported bleeding from the host he had consecrated at Mass. The Orvieto Cathedral was eventually built to commemorate the miracle and house the Corporal of Bolsena in a reliquary made by Sienese goldsmith Ugolino di Vieri in 1337-1338. A famed fresco by Raphael and his school in the Vatican Stanze depicts the event.

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This re-interpretation of a Roman favorite is a sure hit for summertime.

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This delicious pie is filled with sweet fluffy ricotta, perfectly balanced with a tang of sour cherry jam.
 

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