Our accommodation, next to the Collevalenza sanctuary, near the beautiful Todi, is in an ideal position to visit the most important historical, natural and spiritual spots in Umbria; within 50 km it is possible to visit the interesting cities of Spoleto, Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, the Marmore’s falls and a much more.
Ancient town whose medieval fascination has remained intact, rich in churches and interesting monuments, such as the Santa Maria della Consolazione Temple, the monument to Jacopone da Tod, known for its poems “Pianto della Madonna” and “Stabat Mater”, the Temple of Saint Fortunato, the main square, the heart of the historic centre. Some years ago the Kentucky University chose Todi as the ideal city, a place where man and nature, history and tradition reached the highest point in the world. Todi became suddenly the most livable city in the world.
Set on the slopes of the Subasio mountain, it originated as a Roman city and evolved into a Medieval one, it represents crucial stop of the art and spiritual tourism in Umbria: the churches of Saint Francis, Santa Chiara and San Pietro, the Palazzo dei Priori and a lot more.
In the surrounding area there are several places of interest, connected to the life of Saint Francis, such as the Eremo delle Carceri, the San Damiano Coventry, the church in Santa Maria degli Angeli, on the peaks of Assisi, built to protect the Porziuncola chapel.
A very ancient city in Umbria, one of the main Lombardic dukedoms, Spoleto is rich in history in every corner: the Cathedral, the Rocca Albornoziana, the Caio Melisso theatre, the new theatre and the Church of San Gregorio Maggiore are only some of the reasons why it is worth to visit Spoleto. The Festival dei Due Mondi, got to its 48th edition has made Spoleto an international cultural spot.
The Umbrian county seat, enclosed within the Etruscan walls, with its ancient and prestigious university, it offers the tourists several historical buildings and churches of historical interest (Palazzo dell’Università Vecchia, Palazzo dei Priori, la Fontana Maggiore, Piazza del Sopramuro, Piazza IV Novembre) and events of national and international interest, such as Umbria Jazz and Eurochocolate.
City of Etruscan origins, dating back to the 9th century b.C., it represents a touristic centre of excellence for historical reasons with its monuments and churches, such as the Duomo Cathedral, the Saint Patrick Well, the Palazzo dei Sette and the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo. It is also popular for the Umbria Jazz winter festival. It has world-class wineries and wine and gastronomy itineraries, such has “Cantine Aperte” (open wineries), which is the most relevant.
Beautifully included in an amazing natural scenario, the fall is an artificial work realized by the Romans whose waters have been employed to fuel the hydroelectric plants for over 50 years. Many sport activities connected to the fall and the river have developed in recent years: rock climbing, rafting, canoeing and trekking. The various paths with different level of difficulty make it possible to experience closely corners of unexpected beauty.