Miralaghi estate is un ideal center for a lot of trips in Umbria and Tuscany.
As well you have the opportunity to spend a day in total relaxation at the swimming pool or out your home or do activities with your loved ones inside, like go fishing at our fishing pond, do fitness in the forest (17 steps) walk or hiking along 20Km of scenic paths... or out: choose the destination of your trip from the top of the hill. It's all around you: Castiglione del Lago, Cortona (Under The Tuscany Sun), Città della Pieve, Assisi (San Francis town) Perugia. In the immediate vicinity I advise there are a middle age and (Paciano) and beautiful Reinassance village: Panicale.
Or by train reach in one hour about: Rome or Florence.
In winter time you could go for a day at the wonderful SPA or spend a night at the thermal natural spring in San Casciano. Close by is Castiglione del Lago, a delight with the market on wednsday. On the left side the cellars “ CANTINE DUCHI DELLA CORGNA” to buy a good wine.Visit Palazzo della Corgna and with your children or, as children, walks into the walls until the fortress done by Federico II , the king come from the North. Travel on Lake Trasimeno (to the fisherman’s isle where you can spend a great afternoon. At Castiglione you can eat very well at
If you would like to continue along Perugino discover, go to Città Della Pieve to Santa Maria de I Bianchi is the most beautiful fresco showing “la natività e l’arrivo dei Magi”.
Chiusi, the ancient city of King Porsenna, is a city of Etruscan origin.The tombs, which are very interesting, are visible in the surrounding areas. Not far is Montepulciano; the most beautiful Renaissance town in Italy. I advise you to go to the Avignonesi cellars to taste the fine wines and the Redi cellars the most beautiful in the world for Newseek..
Further away is Pienza the first small Italian city built according to a regular plan as The ideal town in the 17th century and one of the “Treasure of the humanity” for the UNESCO.To arrive in Pienza follow the indication to Montichielli, NOT to Pienza.
I'ensure you a beautiful charming trip.
On the other part of Lake Trasimeno is Cortona- under Tuscany Sun- At the museum of The Etruscan Academy there is the famous Etruscan lamp the oldest in the world.
You must visit in Perugia the “Rocca Paolina”, a curious item: A barbican built on 200 houses. Equidistant is Orvieto.
In one hour you reach Rome and florence.The visit continue in Cortona: There is also a magnificent “Announcement” of Beato Angelico and paintings of Luca Signorello. You can eat at the restaurant “Del Teatro”, if you‘re in the mood for some things more special go to “Tonino” (both expensive). A cheap restaurant is trattoria Dardano (close Wednesday) or Trattoria Toscana (better wines- closed Tuesday).
Near by, in Arezzo There is a good antiquity market the first Sunday of every month.
To continue the cultural tour you must visit in Perugia “La Pinacoteca”.
Equidistant (at almost 30 km) is Orvieto; the cathedral is stupendous The Well an emotion for adults and children. And recently they opened the “underground town” entrance not far from the cathedral. The small village would be pleasurable to live in for those in their twilight years. Continue to the extraordinary middle age quarter San Pellegrino in Viterbo passing through Civita di Bagnoregio.
There is still much to see: Siena, Assisi (The town of San Francis with the two churches one up the other and Gubbio to visit.
And staying more don't miss Frasassi caves the most beautiful caves I've been in all my life.
If you want to go by train from Chiusi, you can travel comfortable to either Rome or Florence in about one hour, and still return in the same day ( leaving the car in the free parking just under the railway bridge after the roundabout coming from Miralaghi)To visit the”Uffizi” in Florence call the number 055 ..to book the visit to avoid the queu.
Arriving in Rome I suggest you the beautiful and restored with a unique Roman house inside at Museo di Roma just in front Termini Station on the left side. Be aware there is another museum in front of Termini much less interesting on the right-and if you go to “Fori imperiali” remember to ask a guide to see the “Senatus” . You could imagine a scene of a roman movie inside.
Also Magione 20 Km; Corciano 30 Km.
Within 50 km: Val D' Orcia (35 Km); Montichiello (35 Km); Orvieto 40 km; Castiglion Fiorentino 40 km; Pienza 50 km; Arezzo 50 km (ntiquity market the first Sunday of the month.)
Saturday: Città della Pieve
CULTURE AND FOLKLORE:
Eastern Concert Orvieto Dome, Director Zubin Mehta.
RAPPRESENTAZIONE VIVENTE DELLA VITA E PASSIONE DI CRISTO: Pasqua - CIttà della Pieve
COLORIAMO I CIELI let’s paint the skys, Castiglione del Lago the end of ap