BORGO COLOGNOLA, PERUGIA

The village of Colognola has a long agricultural heritage, emphasized by the name of the village, which starting in the 11th century indicated the existence of an ancient farming settlement called “Coloniola”, i.e. small farmstead.The earliest documentation of the agricultural settlement in Colognola dates back to the land registry created[…]

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BOSCO DI SAN FRANCESCO, ASSISI (PG)

The journey of the 21st-century pilgrimsA visit to the Bosco di San Francesco – a wonderful example of the Italian rural landscape, encompassing 64 hectares and more than 800 years of history – is so much more than a simple stroll through the forest or a natural-history trip. It is,[…]

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CASA MENOTTI E MAHLER & LEWITT STUDIOS, SPOLETO (PG)

Casa Menotti Centro di Documentazione del Festival dei Due Mondi, located in a 16th century building, was the home in Spoleto of composer Gian Carlo Menotti until he passed away in 2007. Since 2011, under the guidance and the patronage of the Fondazione Monini, Casa Menotti has become available all[…]

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CASTELLO DI MAGRANO, GUBBIO (PG)

The Castle of Magrano was built on a promontory surrounded by the Chiascio river, in the region of Gubbio, Umbria.Immersed in an uncontaminated landscape, bordered by woods, grasslands and waters, the history of Magrano dates back to the Middle Ages, when it was at the heart of the defense of[…]

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CASTELLO DI MONTEGUALANDRO, TUORO (PG)

The Castle of Montegualandro is located in Tuoro sul Trasimeno, at the border with Tuscany, on the summit of a hill overlooking the whole Trasimeno Lake area. This particular position has made the Castle an important military infrastructure, which several sources date back as far as the Etruscan period, in[…]

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CASTELLO DI MONTORO, TERNI

The San Giovanni farm is located 5km away from the medieval town of Montoro. It has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and an outdoor patio of 200 sqm.The Castle is characterized by a squared sighting tower of remarkable size. On its summit a bell-ring tower was then added, in addition to[…]

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IL PARADISO DI PIANCIANO, SPOLETO (PG)

The Pianciano property, 12 km from Spoleto, extends through olive groves – resembling an antique lace cloth – which dates back to the XVII century. At the far end stands the seventeenth century Villa Paradiso di Pianciano, shrouded in the quietness of century-old cypresses and, across the valley, the medieval[…]

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LA CATENA, PERUGIA

La Catena is located in Perugia and it is characterised by evident medieval traces, such as the walled arc and the defensive wall, that remind of a past in which it was a fortified building.The first documents are traced back to the cadastre map of 1728 and to the “Memoirs[…]

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PODERE MARELLA, CASTIGLIONE DEL LAGO (PG)

Podere Marella is a working organic wine estate on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, in the vicinity of Lake Trasimeno. The property is set in the midst of vineyards, olive trees and mature oak woodland – an oasis of privacy and tranquillity far from the crowds and yet within very[…]

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VIA MENICUCCI, PERUGIA

Built in a style similar to that of Galeazzo Alessi and right in the centre of town, the late XVI century palazzo is built on Perugia’s cyclopean Etruscan walls, with many vestiges of reutilized Medieval material.The apartment is modern and affords inspiring views, along with a suspended terrace suitable for[…]

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