Castiglione del Lago and his Surroundings

Castiglione del Lago

Castiglione del Lago is the most important tourist destinations of Lake Trasimeno, and besides offering a sixteenth century Ducal Palace with frescoes by Niccolò Circignani and a medieval Fortress dating back to the first half of 1200, is the ideal point of departure for excursions, even daily, all over central Italy. We are on the border between Umbria and Tuscany and very close to cities of art such as Città della Pieve. Montepulciano, Arezzo, Pienza, Siena, Florence, Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Orvieto, Todi and many others, all reached within less than an hour of travelling.

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I Dintorni

parco del trasimeno

Art, architecture but also gastronomy

Plunged into the green heart of Umbria in between the lakes of Chiusi, Montepulciano and Trasimeno, the Country House Monteluce is an ideal starting point for daily trips. Cultural, historical, architectonical, botanical and obviously gastronomically interests will be fully satisfied in Arezzo,Assisi, Castiglione del Lago, Chiusi, Gubbio, Montepulciano, Perugia, Pienza, Siena and many other suggestive places can be reached in less than one hour drive. In numerous festivities the cities nearby testimony a strong link of it’s population with their story, culture and not a least with their local products.

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lago trasimeno

Natura, relax e sport

The tourist can choose between different kinds of trips: the artistic, for instance, with visits to see famous paintings by Perugino, Pinturicchio, Raphael and countless others, or the architectural with an impressive choice of castles, medieval and renaissance villages, forts and country homes. There are also the gastronomical and wine routes; we are in the area of the Colli del Trasimeno Wines and near to that of Chianti in the heart of the Siena hills, very close to Montepulciano with its Nobile and Montalcino home to the world famous Brunello, long considered one of the best five wines in the world. There are also many Thermal Spas which are easily reached in a short time and which offer every kind of treatment, therapeutic, aesthetic or simply relaxing.

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