Benvenuti / Welcome to
Atina and the Val di Comino
Scuba divers also enjoy exploring the lake due to crystal clearness of the water.
In the deepest section of the lake, at a depth of 15 meters, stands a large crucifix constructed of steel and platinum. The cross was placed there in order to protect the lake and all those who visit it.
On the first weekend in August a festival, named the Festa del Crocifisso e del Subacqueo,
is held at the lake. Here divers gather and swim down to the bottom of the lake to
retrieve the crucifix and bring it to the surface. The cross is then lifted onto
a boat and transported around the lake followed by a torch-
Posta Fibreno’s places of Worship include:
The 15th century Church of Santa Maria Assunta
The 16th century rural Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vittoria
Common Surnames of Posta Fibreno :
CARBONE, CAVESI, COLELLA
FARINA, FERRERA, FERRI
PANTANO, PENNACCHIA, PETITTA, PREZIOSI
RICCI, RIGGI, RUMA
Does anyone have any more names to add to this list ?
If you have family that originated from Posta Fibreno please feel free to Contact me.
I would love to hear from you. Perhaps you have some photos or family information to share and contribute to this site.
Interesting Links Relating to Posta Fibreno
Local Feasts and Celebrations include :
1 May -
First weekend in August -
(Patron saints of Posta Fibreno)