Activities

Sport

Unternehmung


Sightseeing

UnternehmungFamous towns of Toscany and Umbria:
  • Castiglion Fiorentino (3 miles)
  • Cortona (12 miles): Film "Under the Tuscan Sun"
  • Arezzo (14 miles)
  • Florence (62 miles)
  • Siena (37 miles)
  • Perugia, Assisi (37 miles)
  • Rome (100 miles)

  • Guided tours through Europe's largest cave in Frasasso
  • Lake Trasimeno
  • Lake Bolsena
  • Sulfur and mineral baths


Cultural activities:

Unternehmung
  • Archeological excavations and Etruscan Burial Mounds
  • Museums and exhibitions in all towns
  • Open air cinema and concerts
  • "The Palio" (horse racing) in Castiglion Fiorentino and Siena
  • Preceeded by a prosession of medieval dressed supporters
  • Show depicting a medieval knights battle in Arezzo (14 miles)
  • Antique markets in Arezzo and Cortona
  • Classical concerts at hotel "il Melone" every Monday
  • Please check local displays at the villages and our information folder in the kitchen


Culinary art

Unternehmung

  • Tuscany Cuisine in many restaurants nearby
  • Weekly markets in all towns
  • Tuscany specialities (olive oil, wine, pasta, local italian cheeses and mushrooms)
    Feasts ("Sagras") with vine, music and dance:
  • Pentecost: Snails-Sagra in Cortona
  • August: Frog legs-Sagra in Brolio, Town Cast.Fo
  • Porcini-Sagra in Cortona
  • Pizza-Sagra in small villages
  • Boar-Sagra in Castiglion Fiorentino
  • September: Roast duck menu in Pieve di Chio
  • November: Sweet chestnut-Sagra
  • Please check local displays at the villages and our information folder in the kitchen