Agriturismo Terreumbre - Castiglione del Lago, Perugia
06061 Castiglione del Lago (Perugia)
Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
Surrounded by centuries-old olive trees, cultivated fields and rural villages in the hills that stretch from Lake Trasimeno to Lake Chiusi, on the borders of Umbria and Tuscany, the Agriturismo of “Poggio del Sole” is a haven of tranquillity and relaxation, as well as an ideal starting point for getting to know Umbria and Tuscany.
Set amongs the mountains and hills which surround Lake Trasimeno, and close to the border between Umbria and Tuscany, "Poggio Verde" is the newest Agriturismo complex of the Dionisi family.
It is a short distance from "Poggio del Sole" and close to the agricultural hamlet of Ceraso, at an altitude of c.290 metres.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo Terreumbre
“Poggio del Sole” was originally an old farmhouse built of stone and bricks. Together with the adjacent barn, it has recently been rebuilt and made into seven apartments with all the comforts of home. Apartments vary in accommodation capacity from two beds to nine. With its own entrance and private grassed area, each apartment was rebuilt maintaining the original architectural style as much as possible, and in the rustic style of the region: simple and welcoming.
Each apartment has a lounge with settee and kitchen area, one or more bedrooms, and a bathroom with shower. Outside there is a patio table with chairs, chaise lounges and a patio umbrella. There is independent heating and satellite TV.
Poggio Verde has been reconstructed from the original farmhouse and out-buildings of the "Podere del Ceraso".
Seven independent apartments of various sizes, have been renovated with loving care.
The sitting room (some with fire-places) have comfortable sofas and a kitchen area finished in maple or chestnut.
The bedrooms have traditional wrough iron beds.
Outside each apartment are tables, umbrellas and deck-chairs. All apartments are provisioned with bed-linens, towels, crockery, etc.
Sport: Bowling green, Ping-Pong
Internal Services: Acces Internet, Communal telephone, Communal television
External services: Barbecue, Car park, Tent sites
Experiences: Cycle tourism
The spacious grounds afford many amenities including an over-sized swimming pool, solarium, bicycles, bocce, a children's play area and barbecue facilities. Take a leisurely stroll among the olive and oak groves
The new swimming pool (7x14 metres) enjoys beautiful panoramic views across the surrounding countryside to distant Umbrian mountains.
A children's paddling area and ample sunbathing space with umbrellas, loungers and deck-chairs, make for a relaxing stay.
Where we are
"Poggio del Sole & Poggio Verde" and the surrounding areas:
Recently awarded Regional Park status, Lake Trasimeno and its islands provide an important ecosystem offering a habitat for many migratory and non-migratory species of fauna.
As well as offering a multitude of starting points for the naturalist, Italy's fourth largest lake is also surrounded by important man-made works.
There are many hamlets and villages, most of medieval origin, which rise up along its inlets and in the surrounding areas nearby such as: Castiglione del Lago, with its rock precipice on the lake, Passignano, Tuoro and the archaeological region, Città della Pieve and others.
The town of Chiusi,with its Etruscan roots, houses numerous exhibits on this ancient civilization.
There is a vast network of pathways open to both the serious and the casual visitor, with short and long routes on both foot and bicycle.
Short excursions :
We suggest a few short excursions in the surroundings , leaving from our “Poggi ”.
You can easily do them in few hours or in half day.
Around 60 Km. This trip is also possible by bike along the “Cicle track”.
A lot of small villages around the lake: Castiglione del Lago, Passignano, San feliciano (Fish Museum), Tuoro and the panoramic road to “La Cima”.
You can also do Birdwatching (in winter) at Oasi La valle.
" The Trasimeno islands " Isola Maggiore with the tipical small village and the castle ruins
Boats from Passiganao and Tuoro (fom castiglione del Lago in summer)
Isola Polvese : nature park with castle and Abbey ruins, and…a lot of nature
Boats from San Feliciano (in good season)
Close by are: Castiglione del Lago, Panicale, Paciano, Città della Pieve, Corciano
The beautiful town of Cortona
Half an hour away, but already in Tuscany
Montepulciano The town is also in Tuscany, 30 min. drive away.
Gli Etruschi At few minutes drive away, the etruscan area of chiusi, with the Museum, Tombs and Catacombs; the labirynth .
The old centre is also attractive.