Located in the heart of Italy, Umbria is a region that preserves intact evidence of Medieval and Renaissance times. From our resort you can easily reach the main art cities.
Assisi: world-famous for having given birth to St. Francis, the city of Assisi preserves the Roman vestiges of the city, such as the Minerva Temple facade, the remains of the Forum and the walls. The Basilica of San Francesco, which since 1230 preserves the remains of the saint, is an exceptional architectural complex where art, spirituality and history find a meeting point. The city and almost all of the communal territory have been World Heritage Sites since 2000.
Gubbio: The births of this town date back to the ancient Umbrian population, who had chosen it as a sacral and commercial center. Remains of Roman domination are evident both all the walls, medieval times. Of this latter period, Gubbio still retains the implant and the main buildings, modified during the Renaissance.
Montefalco and Wine Roads: The charming town, which by legend is named after the massive presence of hawks observed by Emperor Frederick II of Svevia, is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and is famous for the production of Sagrantino DOCG. Montefalco is in fact an indispensable step in the wine and food route that takes its name from this particular vine.
Perugia: Capital of the Region, Perugia is a city full of history and art. Etruscans, Romans, Papal States have left a strong impression on the urban and architectural fabric of the city. Between the 15th and the 16th century it was also a very active artistic center, just think of the Pinturicchio and Perugino, whose works are preserved in the town’s pinacoteca. Each year it hosts an international jazz music festival in July (Umbria Jazz) and the most cheerful festival of all in October (Eurochocolate).
Orvieto: the Etruscan origin of the city of Orvieto is unmistakable: in its vicinity there was one of the most important sanctuaries of this population, which massed itself massively once a year to celebrate religious rituals, plays and manifestations. After Roman domination and the events related to the rise and fall of the Empire, Orvieto lived a period of peace and splendor after 1450 when, entering the State of the Church, became the alternative residence in Rome for many pontiffs.
Todi: Todi is an elegant medieval town with ancient and legendary origins, which even Hercules is involved in the foundation. As with most Umbrian towns, the history of the city has seen the alternation of Romans, Barbarians, Papal States and various lords. However, every epoch has left splendid artistic and architectural evidences that give the town its present appearance.