The Tasso family were postal pioneers, who looked after papal mail. One of their most distinguished sons is 16th-century poet Torquato Tasso, who wrote the Renaissance epic “Jerusalem Delivered.”
The Tasso museum tells the history of the postal service and the Tasso family and organizes guided tours around the hamlet.
Trattoria Camozzi is the hamlet’s only tavern. Visitors can try polenta, supplemented with game, hare and venison.
The cornmeal mulch was once a peasant’s dish, believed to have aphrodisiac powers.
Cornello dei Tasso, Via Cornello, 24010 Camerata Cornello, Italy
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