The origins of the village date back to the eighth century and its history is linked to that of the abbey of San Pietro in Valle, in defense of which, in 1200, two castles were erected. First free commune, then under the lordship of the Cybo and the Ancaiani, he fought long against Montefranco and Spoleto. The events of Ferentillo always followed those of the abbey and the abbey fief tried to become independent both from the Duchy of Spoleto and from the Lateran Chapter.
The Dunarobba Fossil Forest came to light in the late 70s, inside a clay quarry for the construction of building bricks.
The remains of about fifty trunks of gigantic conifers currently visible constitute an exceptional and rare testimony of some plant essences that characterized this sector of the Italian peninsula in the period between 3 and 2 million years ago, that is in the known geological period like Pliocene. Still largely buried by sediment, this ancient forest indicates environmental conditions substantially different from the current ones, also characterized by a significantly warmer climate.
Carsulae, an ancient Roman city located along the old Via Flaminia, is one of the most famous sitiarcheological sites in Umbria, on the border between the municipal territories of Terni and San Gemini. The visit of this place will take you for a few hours to the Roman age, it will seem to you to walk between the forum and the amphitheater with the inhabitants of the time. An interesting and fun experience to do as a couple, family, friends or alone to learn the history of the Roman Empire directly on the spot.