Norcia, Sabina and subdued by Rome in 290 BC was the seat of the municipality. The Christianity arrived in the third century and became the seat of the bishopric were born here S. Scholastica an S. Benedict, the latter was recognized as the founder of Western monasticism and patron of Europe. In the sixteenth century it became a prefecture in the mountains, pullulò of churches, monasteries, brotherhoods and speakers.
For lovers of hiking and trekking, the surroundings of Norcia offer stretches of plains suitable for the purpose, such as the plains of Castelluccio and the nearby town of Serravalle.
Norcia is interesting to see during a tour around Umbria.