There are so many wonderful activities in this beautiful region of Italy. We are happy to asist with bookings etc and here is a taste of some of the activities on offer if you get bored by the pool!
Truffle Hunting. A fascinating insight into one of Umbria's famous products. There are two courses available, provided by Tartufi Bianconi
Program 1: • Truffle hunting demonstration with truffle hunter and his dog in the woods. Optional your of Citerna, one of the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy. • Tour of the Bianconi farm and visit to the Small Truffle Museum. • Truffle tasting and practical advice on truffle preservation. • Tasting of farm products and local wine. • Sale of farm products. Length: about 3/4 hours.
Program 2: • Truffle hunting demonstration with truffle hunter and his dog in the woods. Optional tour of Citerna, one of the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy. • Tour of the Bianconi farm and visit to the Small Truffle Museum. • Truffle tasting and practical advice on Truffle preservation. • Cooking demonstration. • Tasting of cooked dishes and local wine. • Sale of farm products. Length: about 4/5 hours.
Through a Local Tour company we can arrange the following for you: City Walking Tours (Assisi, Perugia, Spello, Spoleto etc.) Gourmet Tours Half day Gourmet tour: Truffle hunting (including truffle lunch) Half day Gourmet tour: Cheese, ham and salami sampling in Norcia (including lunch) Half day Gourmet tour: Extravirgin olive oil (excluding lunch) Guided Wine Tours One day wine tour: Montefalco, Orvieto, Torgiano, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Spoleto Half day wine tour as above One day cycling and wine tour The wineries of Montefalco and Bevagna (including bicycle hire, wine tasting and lunch) Half day wine and walking tour The vineyards and wineries of Montefalco (including wine tasting) It is strongly recommended that guests spend the night in one of the surrounding hotels as the wine measures are very generous! Accomodation arranged by the tour company.
Wine tastings at your Villa or wine tastings with a local Enoteca.
Cookery courses at your Villa.
This is a wonderful and fun opportunity for all members of the family to learn to make traditional Italian pasta and other food with our two local ladies. Even better you eat what you cook for lunch, yummy!
GolfA round of golf at the breathtaking Antognolla golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones beneath the stunning Antognolla castle followed by a gourmet lunch in the club restaurant.
Italian CoursesWe can arrange a fascinating and intensive cultural experience taking language lessons in Italian with practical trips to use what you have learnt!
White Water Rafting at the Marmore Waterfalls
A fantastic experience. If you would like to book we can arrange this for you.
Explore Umbria by Vespa Scooter
A fantastic and innovative way to explore the countryside and so Italian!
Kitesurfing at Lake Trasimeno
Fully qualified instructors offering a variety of courses.
Special OccasionsWe have a wonderful Jazz Trio and singer for special family events who will play at your accommodation
We also offer the following services to guests: We can do your first day's shopping and leave it in your Villa. This can be invaluable if you arrive at weekeneds or if you are too tired when you arrive late. Babysitting services. We have some wonderful local cooks who can prepare welcome meals.