La Cantina is right on the medieval wall of a pristine Umbrian village with flagstone balcony and terrace overlooking the idyllic countryside and pool! This self-catering apartment has stunning views from every single room. Perfect for honeymooners or small family of four. On two levels: village street level has large flagstone terrace that opens to living room through double glass doors with kitchen, dining and living room with floor to ceiling windows for maximum views; upstairs is one king bedroom with two view windows, one bedroom with two single beds and view and bathroom with view and extra-large walk-in shower. Enjoy village life which is the authentic experience of Italy and have a view and pool! Just steps to the main piazza where there are restaurants, bar/café and shops, butcher, groceries, bakery, gift shop, post office, bank...all you need is in our village where you will be welcomed warmly. Piegaro is a safe and welcoming village right in the heart of Italy, in Umbria and on the border of Tuscany. In less than an hour you can explore Umbria and also Tuscany. Train station in Chiusi is just 15 minutes away and exit to A-1 Autostrada. Every week we give a free tour and wine tasting at a local vineyard and are on hand to deliver concierge service if you wish. We can arrange local auto rentals, cooking lessons, bike rentals and have extensive booklet and guide books with suggested itineraries. Free and safe parking, free WiFi and free laundry. Enjoy village life in your own fully equipped apartment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lago Trasimeno 25 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Chiusi-Chianciano Terme|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
Umbria is the "Green Heart" of Italy, known for its verdant countryside and all the hills topped with castles, villages, watch and bell towers. From Piegaro, which is right on the border of Tuscany, guests can visit all the famous sights of Umbria: nearby Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Todi, Spoleto, Spello, Gubbio and Lago Trasimeno. In Tuscany in 45 minutes will find you in the iconic Val d'Orcia, Montepulciano or Pienza or Cortona. In an hour: Siena, Florence, Montalcino. Enjoy the famous wines: Brunello of Montalcino, Vino Nobile of Montepulciano, Sagrantino of Montefalco and the classic white of Orvieto! Food harvest festivals range from asparagus in April to strawberries in June, Truffles in July and October, and Porcini mushrooms in September. We can arrange local wild asparagus, truffle or mushroom hunting. Local chefs teach guests to make typical Umbrian cuisine. Swim and water sports at our local Water Park or the largest lake in the Italian Peninsula, Lago Trasimeno is only 25 km. Weekly food markets filled with fresh vegetables, fruits, roast pork, cheeses and clothing. Shop in Cortona for the finest cashmere, leather bags, art work, ceramics and hand made shoes. Orvieto has ceramics, glass jewelry, olive wood products. Nearby Deruta is world famous for their hand painted ceramics in classic or modern designs. Arrive with an empty bag to fill with fine products! Local festivals in Piegaro in August guests can dress in medieval garb for a procession of royalty and watch glass artisans for a four day celebration of Days of Glass. In October is our annual Chestnut Festival for ten days filled with celebrations, feasts, food and craft booths, music and dancing. Perugia has the Umbrian Jazz in July and the Euro Chocolate Festival in October.
Piegaro is famous for glass making for over 700 years. Every year in August and October are festivals where glass blowers demonstrate their art, processions in medieval dress, food banquets, music and dancing. Visit local wineries in addition to the famous Cantina Monte Vibiano Vecchio where we take our guests weekly. In a few minutes drive you can taste Brunello wines of Montalcino, the Vino Nobile of Montepulciano or the classic Orvieto white wines. Largest waterpark is just 4 km from Piegaro.