Cervaro is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Frosinone in the Italian region Lazio. It is located in the Liri valley, about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Rome and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southeast of Frosinone.

Comune di Cervaro
Coat of arms of Cervaro
Location of Cervaro
Cervaro is located in Italy
Location of Cervaro in Italy
Cervaro is located in Lazio
Cervaro (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°29′N 13°54′E / 41.483°N 13.900°E / 41.483; 13.900Coordinates: 41°29′N 13°54′E / 41.483°N 13.900°E / 41.483; 13.900
ProvinceFrosinone (FR)
 • MayorAngelo D'Aliesio
 • Total39.41 km2 (15.22 sq mi)
250 m (820 ft)
 (28 February 2017)[3]
 • Total8,104
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0776
Patron saintMaria SS. de' Piternis
Saint daySeptember 8
WebsiteOfficial website

Cervaro borders the following municipalities: Cassino, San Vittore del Lazio, Sant'Elia Fiumerapido, Vallerotonda, Viticuso.


Cervaro originated from a castle built here in the Early Middle Ages by abbot Petronax of Monte Cassino.

Cervaro was destroyed in the Battle of Monte Cassino during World War II.

Main sightsEdit

  • Church of Madonna de' Piternis
  • Castle of Monte Trocchio, located in a hill reachable only on a long walk panoramic route. It is situated a short drive from the famous monastery of Monte Cassino.

The Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park is not far.


The nearest airport is Rome Ciampino, with access also from Rome Fiumicino and Naples Airport.

Cervaro is reachable from Rome by train, by bus or by car from the Motorway A1 (Cassino exit). Cervaro is also connected by bus from the nearest villages and from the closest city of Cassino where buses link to other Lazio destinations. Cotral is the regional company which operates services in all Lazio.


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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