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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The former farmhouse has been lovingly converted into charming and comfortable apartments retaining original features such as terracotta floors. Each apartment is fully independent, tastefully furnished and well equipped. The house has full central heating.
“Il Palazzo” is an old farmhouse built in 1700, restored with taste, which offers to it's guests panoramic and completely autonomous apartments.
Lake Trasimeno is a 10-15 minute drive away, and has sandy beaches which are rarely crowded. This part of Umbria is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty so development around the lake in this part of Italy is severely restricted. Lake Trasimeno is famous as the site of the resounding victory of Hannibal over the Romans in 217 BC on its northern shores. It is right in the heart of one of the richest areas in the world for history, art and culture. Within a two hour drive you can see a substantial part of the world's artistic heritage including ancient, medieval and Italian Renaissance art. There are also a wealth of cultural and folklore events around the lake. There are three artistic and environmental trails – Perugino and the Umbrian School in the 15th and 16th centuries; the sancturies of the Trasimeno area; and the artistic appreciation of the della Corgna (details from local tourist information offices).
Our guests can also take advantage of the excellent restaurant at a modest price, requiring half or full board.
Gianna, our chef, offers seasonal dishes in the Tuscan-Umbrian-Sardinian tradition cooking with organic products of our family farm where cattle are bred and vegetables and fruits cultivated.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perugia 40 km, Nearest railway: Terontola 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Tennis from 100mt.
Beach on the Lake Trasimeno
Swimming pool only available May & September. Garden is shared with the owners of the house.
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
The Umbria region
For those who love to visit the cultural centres, Lisciano is 35 minutes by car from Assisi, 40 minutes from Gubbio and Spoleto, 20 minutes from Cortona, 1 hour and 15 from Florence, Siena and Urbino.
The City of Lisciano Niccone is located in High Tiber Valley, in north-western part of Umbria near the Tuscany border. Its ancient origins and its unspoiled landscape make Lisciano Niccone a town of great historical and environmental value.
Umbria Jazz, Festival dei Due Mondi, Todi Festival, Corse dei Ceri a Gubbio, Giostra della Quintana a Foligno, Corsa dell'Anello a Narni is a small list of the many events Umbria offers to it's visitors in every season.
Despite being among the smaller towns of Umbria, Lisciano Niccone sums up the peculiar characteristics of the region, called the “green heart” of Italy.
Its territory is characterized by dense forests, rolling hills and a flat full grown, is the ideal destination for those who like practising trekking. The City of Lisciano Niccone, with the cooperation of the mountain community, has prepared a trekking route, designed to be toured on foot, horseback and mountain bike that offers the opportunity for a full and enjoyable immersion in lush landscape rich in vestiges of history and natural beauty framing this pleasant village. Mini Golf on 100mt, tennis on 120mt, trekking on 500mt, Golf on 30km,
Our guests have the possibility to enjoy many types of activities.
Athletic people can go on wonderful rides through the woods with the horses at stables in the area of practice or trekking on foot or by mountain bike, or swim in our beautiful pool.
In addition at about 10 minutes by car you can reach the Lake Trasimeno, where it is possible to go fishing, sunbathe and play water sports.
A few metres from us there are the Mini Golf and Tennis camps.
Cookery courses with Gianna chef (in our restaurant 3 lessons 30.00€ per persons)
Riding (possibility of horseback riding) 15 km
Bike rental in our stucture;
Quad bikes rental (the individual concerned will be brought, with the guide, in the streets of the countryside of the Valle del Niccone;
Guida al castello di Sorbello 3km;
Testing oil and wine 10km:
* mushrooming (September / October);
* Italian language courses for foreigners;
* Guided tours in major cities;
Cultural activity on the Lake Trasimeno:
The tours organized by “Navilagando” provide boat trips on Lake Trasimeno and the bus to discover the beautiful hills near the lake to enjoy the local cheeses and taste the best wines or guided tour of Scarzuola, a convent restored by Buzzi, who designed and built a monastery near the city, conceived as a theatrical machine.
The tours are available at a price ranging from € 35 to € 60 per person, children up to 5 years are free of charge, from 5 to 10 years 50% discount. The excursions are organized daily from April to October (weather permitting).
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9 Mar 2013
"WeekEnd da spettacolo"
Io e la mia famiglia abbiamo passato uno splendido fine settimana da Gianna,Cucina tipica e soggiorno bellissimo! Le camere perfettamente arredate e recuperate con sensibilità ed attenzione.Personale… More
14 Sep 2012
Per un soggiorno tranquillo,immersi nella campagna umbro/toscana a pochi minuti da Cortona,questo "Vero" agriturismo di altissima qualità nella struttura perfettamente restaurata e mirabile… More
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