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TESSENNANO
 

Population: c. 400
Surface area: 14.6 km2
Metres above sea level: 470

Origin of the name
Legend has it that the city was founded by Ascanius, son of Aeneas of Troy (or Tuscus, son of Hercules and Araxe). To distinguish this settlement from the nearby, more prosperous centre of Tuscania, also founded by Ascanius, they decided to call it "Little Tuscania", i.e. Tessennano (nano means dwarf in modern Italian).

Market-day
Saturday morning

Worth tasting in the area
Green asparagus, Canino extra-virgin olive oil DOP and pecorino (sheep's cheese).

  Tessennano


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Pasta & Beans Festival
(mid August)

Feast day of San Felice Liberato
(26-28/08)

 
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