Assisi Apartment Rental Photos and Description
Sleeps 6. 3 bedroom spacious modern apartment on two floors with breathtaking views of Assisi from its balconies. Internet access. Situated on the fringe of a small village the locality is rural and peaceful. The village of Castelnuovo is a few mins walk with a Pizzeria, bar, butchers, greengrocers etc. 5 minutes drive away is Santa Maria degli Angeli with a myriad of shops, restaurants and icecream bars. Majestic and beautiful, the domed Basilica houses the Porziuncola, St.Francis' church.
Casa Bella is a perfect centre from which to explore the whole of Umbria, from its wealth of medieval hill towns, its endless natural beauty of mountains, olive groves, vines and fields of sunflowers to its most famous city, Assisi, 8 kms, a World Heritage site with 5.5m visitors a year. The City of Peace is twinned with Jerusalem and San Francisco. The Basilica of St. Francis contains priceless artwork. Interwoven medieval streets and interconnecting alleys invite you to explore further and from various viewpoints there are wonderful vistas over the valley. If the Basilica contains the gems and jewels of Assisi the crown must be La Rocca, a 12th to 15th century fortress which dominates the city. During a visit to Umbria there are many opportunities to sample and buy wine and olive oil direct. Orvieto is a world famous white wine and Montefalco is home to the prestigious red. Other delights are Umbrian truffles, pork, wild boar and many types of cured meat and sausage.
- children welcome
Mr. Patrick Kennedy
We will do our best to help with any special requests, to ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable stay.
There is a good choice of small shops and supermarkets nearby in Santa Maria degli Angeli. Most shops close at lunchtime with the exception of supermarkets, restaurants and bars. There is a specially good supermarket near S.Egidio airport, convenient for stocking up on arrival. Perugia, 22kms. lies at one end of the Umbrian valley and near the Upper Tiber Valley and has been inhabited since prehistoric times.
Originally an Umbrian settlement this fascinating city became an Etruscan town in the 6th century BC with much architectural evidence remaining today, including 6 out of 7 of the city gates.
In July Perugia stages the world famous Jazz Festival and in October there is an 8 day chocolate festival. Siena, 88kms, Florence. 174kms and Rome, 184 kms are all within easy reach for day trips and are bound to make your holiday really special. Foligno, 19kms, is a bustling market town and has many shops and historical attractions. Its main festival is the annual Quintana in September, which involves a jousting tournament between rival factions and a lavish parade in medieval costumes.
Near Terni,70 kms, amongst spectacular mountainous scenery are the Marmore Falls, created by Roman engineers in 271BC. At 165 metres, in 3 stages, they are one of the highest waterfalls in Europe and the highest manmade waterfall in the world. There is a choice of ability rated walks to the top.
Umbria provides an ideal terrain for walking and hiking. Its 7 regional parks provide a wide variety of fauna and flora. Mountain biking is also a popular pastime and there is pony trekking on Mount Subasio
We need a 30% deposit to secure your booking with the full payment due 9 weeks before arrival.