Riese Pio X lies in the middle of the path between Castefranco
This area has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, as shown by the tombs and remains in the western
Among the famous figures who were born in Riese, the most important is Giuseppe Melchiore Sarto. Born and raised in Riese before eventually becoming Pope Pio X and a saint of the Catholic Church, the locals praise this Riese native in particular.
Pope Pio X and his family have also generously given back to their hometown. The former home of Pio X was donated to the town in 1926 and still preserves the household furnishings of the Sarto family. On the southern side of the family’s estate there is the
Source: Municipality of Riese Pio X www.comune.riese-pio-x.tv.it