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CANINO
 

Population: c. 5,000
Surface area: 123.5 km2
Metres above sea level: 229

Origin of the name
Built on a rocky outcrop above the River Timone, Canino was originally an Etruscan settlement, later developed under the Romans and frequented by the gens Canina, an important noble family from Vulci, hence its name.

Market-day
Tuesday morning

Worth tasting in the area
The area is famous for its tangy oil (Canino extra-virgin olive oil DOP) that's excellent on bruschetta and available from the various oil mills south of town. The local restaurants also offer green asparagus, wild boar and a choice of pecorino (sheep's cheese).

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Festival of Green Asparagus
(April)

National Maremmano Horse Fair
(October)

Olive Festival
(December)

 
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Food
      CANINO DOP
EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
Oleificio Cooperativo Sociale Canino