What to do

Always something going on here!


Explore Umbria by foot!
Some walking & hiking routes start right here…


Lovely biking trails within easy reach.


Music Events

It’s all about music: Jazz, Blues…Mozart, Verdi…

Art cities

Explore Etruscan history and art beauty.


Great sailing, kite – and windsurfing on Lake Trasimeno.

Mille Miglia

The most famous Italian historic road race. Watch the beautiful vintage cars passing at lollygagging speeds through an Old Town in Tuscany or Umbria.

Traditional cooking

In Italy they add work and life on to food and wine.
Attend a local cooking class (English language).

Artisan Fairs & Flea Markets

Visit one of the beautiful Antique Markets!

  • Arezzo: Piazza Grande
  • Montepulciano: Piazza Grande
  • Pissignano (Perugia)

Local Events

  • Torrita: “Palio dei Somari” – The donkey race (March)
  • Castiglione del Lago: “Coloriamo i cieli” – The kite festival (April-May)
  • Gubbio: “Festa dei Ceri” – The candle race (May)
  • Orvieto: “La Festa del Corpus Domini” – The Feast of Corpus Christi (June)
  • Bevagna: “Mercato delle Gaite” – The gaite market (June)
  • Passignano: “Palio delle barche” – The traditional boat race (July)
  • Montepulciano: “Bravio delle botti” – The uphill wine barrel race (August)
  • Città della Pieve: “Palio dei Terzieri” – The medieval pageant (August)
  • Panicale: “Sagra dell’Uva” – The grape festival (September)
  • Perugia: Eurochocolate exhibition (October)

Horse Riding

Half- day trips? A moonlight ride maybe? Some pony games?


Rent a Vespa

Rent a Vespa or some other vintage vehicle!

Wine tasting

Meet the wine-maker of a small family-run winery in Umbria or enjoy a wine-tasting with one of the top producers in Tuscany!

Pecorino cheese tasting

Visit a dairy and learn about the processing of Pecorino cheese.

Saffron harvest

Participate at a manual harvest of saffron and learn about this healthy and versatile spice!

Olive Oil

Experience a traditional olive harvest and find out about extra virgin olive oil.

Wellness & Spa

The closest thermal baths are:

  • Le Terme di Chianciano (25 km)
  • L’antica Querciolaia di Rapolano Terme (43 km)
  • Fonteverde Thermal Spa San Casciano dei Bagni (45 km)