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14th century house on a hill facing Assisi

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Hello traveler! Looking for a cozy and elegant base to relax and explore the beautiful landscapes, tastes and cultural heritage of Umbria - the region nicknamed "The Green Heart of Italy"? We're glad you found this page, and ready to welcome you!

"Casa Foresti" is a 4-rooms, 120sq / m apartment with garden inside a 14th century building (renovated in 2009); it's located in the historic center of Assisi, a lovely medieval village resting on top of a green hill coated in olive groves. Finely furnished and decorated, equipped with Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer, dishwasher, washing machine, bed linen, towels and (we hope!) everything you might need to have in your own house, it's just the perfect place for your stay, offering you ...

relax in the typical barrel-valuted living room;

fun while trying your cooking skills with real italian food in the lovely kitchen;

a beautiful dining room with wide windows overlooking the ancient etruscan walls

and a small terrace on the walls for an aperitif while admiring the sunset on the hills.

Our comfortable holiday house, with room for up to 5 people (two communicating bedrooms), is the ideal option for a pleasant stay in Umbria, Ensuring you moments of rest and relax between visits to the precious historic and cultural jewels of Which Umbria is rich , either in the well-known cities like Assisi and Perugia and the "minor" centers to discover.

On top of this, we - the Foresti family - really enjoy to get to know our guests by offering a little something to make Their stay unique.

If we have time and if you wish to, we'll be glad to show you around some hidden spots in the local area, have you over for dinner or take you to a local winery, Cheesemaker, restaurant or cultural event - obviously free of charge! My son Francesco speaks very good and my wife Anna Inglese is available if you'd like to get some Italian cooking lessons. We'll do our best to make you feel really at home - of course without being invasive - so feel free to ask us about interesting destinations nearby, as well as restaurants or other local attractions! We live just upstairs of the apartment ...

We'll be glad to help you get the best this region has to offer. George, Anna, Francesco and Lucilla Foresti are pleased to welcome you in Their home for a pleasant stay in Bettona!

Bettona, is a beautiful small village of 300 people of Etruscan (4th century BC) and medieval origin set on a hill overlooking Perugia and Assisi. Although tiny, in town you will find three restaurants, two bars, a small grocery shop with homemade food, a deli shop, a city museum, an international library, a multi-sports complex and, quite Often, some social events where people gather to eat all together.

Bettona is quite close to every interesting destination in Umbria:

it is just 16 km far from Assisi, home of St. Francis and UNESCO Heritage Site;

5 km from Torgiano, renown worldwide for its precious wines;

10 km from Deruta, famous for its ceramics;

17 km from Bevagna, the medieval town That turns for the whole month of June;

20 km from Perugia, largest city in the region, seat of a large University for foreigners and with a young nightlife in its historic center;

22 km from Spello, 24 km from Montefalco, 26 km from Foligno, 33 km from Todi, 55 from Spoleto, each one a different medieval pearl to explore;

and 45 km from the shores of Lake Trasimeno and its wonderful tiny islands.

Just to be sure you will not have surprises When you arrive at Casa Foresti: being an old medieval house, the plan is circular and the two bedrooms are communicating; That That means in order to reach the living room and the bathroom, guests staying in the second bedroom can either pass through the first bedroom or through the patio (few steps outside). See the last picture (house plan).

More Details

Property Manager
Giorgio Foresti
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, french, italian
Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018


Bettona Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Perugia "Francesco d'Assisi"
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Bastia Umbra
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $184.59
Spese di pulizia $36.92

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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