The luxury resort in San Martino in Campo, Alla Posta di Donini, is the ideal starting point for your adventure through the magnificent countryside of Central Italy and captivating history of the Umbria region.
Follow author Henry James' advice and lose yourself in the in the beauty of the city. Ancient and surrounded by Etruscan walls, Perugia has one of the most beautiful piazzas in Italy, Piazza Grande, and the stunning Arco di Augusto, dating back to the third century AD; the city center offers the charm of true architectural jewels like the Maggiore fountain, palazzo dei Priori, the astonishing St. Lawrence cathedral and St. Francis complex. Don't miss the famous Umbria Jazz music festival in the summer.
Extending across the slopes of Mount Subasio, Assisi stirs up extraordinary sensations. Cloaked by its original curtain walls and adorned with Gothic origin castles and churches, it flaunts the stunning temple of Minerva, with still spotless Corinthian columns and capitals. A tour of the Hermitage of St. Francis and the St. Damiano convent, sites tied to the life of St. Francis, is truly captivating.
In addition to the breathtaking views, this charming village has a well-preserved center where a series of delicate walkways, splendid palazzos and enchanting squares harmoniously combine: Palazzo del Popolo, the Etruscan-Roman museum, Palazzo del Capitano and the striking Cathedral facade will immediately enthrall you.
Nestled between the Tevere and Umbra valleys, Torgiano is an enchantingly beautiful Medieval village, famous for its Wine museum that extraordinarily documents vineyard and winery techniques. The popularity of Ceramics is significant.
The Trasimeno area springs and extends around the lake, the fourth largest in Italy. The shores of this stretch of water are home to numerous tourist destinations like Castiglione del Lago, Panicale, Passignano. Places that offer water sports, trekking and mountain bike routes and horseback riding. A magnificent countryside dotted with castles, towers and sanctuaries surrounding fauna oases and uncontaminated natural reserves. Oil, wine and other local products are delicious.