Benvenuti / Welcome to
This picturesque little town has ancient origins, and was once the terrain of the Volsci people. It is thought, however, that the name Pico was derived from the Roman deity Picus, a god of agriculture, who took the form of a sacred bird of the woods, the woodpecker. The inhabitants of Pico are known as “picani”.
On a hill measuring 194 metres, stands the remains of a grand castle (Castrum Piko). This dates back to the 11th century, and was founded by Giovanni Scinto, Lord of Aquino.
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