Agriturismo Fattoria di Titignano - Orvieto, Terni
Loc. Titignano Via Centro 7
05018 Orvieto (Terni)
Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
n°1 Double bed room. Total Guests 2
The Titignano Farm covers an area of two thousand hectares between the towns of Todi and Orvieto and through which the Tiber flows. Nested on an high plain, the old village enjoys a magnificent and rare panorama of Umbria, dominated by lake Corbara.
Titignano is an changed very little since it was first built due its isolated position in the beautiful and lush countryside.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo Fattoria di Titignano
The interior of the Castle is almost unchanged with its original Montemarte fireplace, doorways and ceiling which are composed of hanmade tiles each with his coats of arms. In the entrance is the old wood oven still used for the farm restaurant. From the lodge that looks over the square one has access to the main Castle Hall in which the restaurant has been created and many a banquet has been held.
Rooms for the guests are inside the Castle buildings. All rooms have their own bathroom and are furnished with precious original pieces belonging to the family, giving the ambience of nobility.
Experiences: Cycle tourism, Trekking, Art and Culture
There are many places to visit on the Estate.
"Grotte della Piana" and "La Roccaccia" are of particular beauty, Lake Corbara is much sought after by fishermen.
Walking or bicycling are idyllic methods to discover the secret beauty of this colourful and lush part of the Umbian countryside.
The traditional cuisines of Umbria and Tuscany find their best expressions in the variety of dishes served at the restaurant of the farm.
The secret of their success, developed throughout the years, is the genuine quality of products utilised in the making.
Traditional dishes that constitutute a most savoury and tantalising experience include antipastos of various cold cuts and canapes, home-made pasta with wild game sauce and roasts cooked on a spit. All are served with simplicity in the impressive Dining Hall of the Castle.
The Farm Produce
The Wine of Titignano Producing wine is an art, beginning in the vineyards and ending with the moment of tasting. In Titignano this is a secular tradition that started due to the soil structure that is particularly suited to growing grapes for wine. The Oil of Titignano The olives are picked by hand as soon as they begin to ripen and are crushed with the Travertino Grindstones in the Farm's oil press. The oil is cloudy green and has the aroma of fresh herbs. This method is the oldest in Italy and produce the highest quality extra virgin oil. The Cheese of Titignano
Titignano offers an excellent Pecorino, fresh or mature and a creamy Ricotta. The cheese is made from the milk of the Titignano flock which is collected daily throughout the season. A traditional method of production is used.
The castle of Titignano was built by Farolf of the Montemarte on 937 B.C.The Montemarte Family of French origins came to Italy after the arrival of Ludovico II, king of France. The ancient building was contended for a long period between Orvieto ( Guelf) and Todi ( Ghibelline). Between XVI and XVII Century it became a big Palace with a small village ( the court). In 1830 Prince Don Tommaso di Filippo Corsini from Florence bought it at an auction from Pontifical State that confiscated the estate from the powerful Montemarte family. The current heir is Marchesa Nerina Corsini Incisa della Rocchetta. She is the owner of many estates that make a big farmhouse: Titignano along with the farms of Salviano and Vaglia.
Where we areTitignano Farm is located in the area of the Fluvial Park of Tiber river and offers to visitors the possibility of a complete relax or the visit to Historical towns as Orvieto and Todi, that are in the nearby. It is possible to enjoy the 16 km of paths and open air country roads walking or riding Naturalistic places and ancient remains can be visited in the area.