Umbria is the perfect place for an Italian holiday. Waking up in the late hours of the morning, going for a relaxing walk in the nearby forests or strolling along a lake – surely will make you forget the hectic everydays. The trend of spending your holiday in a farmhouse (agroturismo in Italian) is also getting more and more popular, and Umbria is one of the regions of Italy, where you will surely enjoy a such kind of holiday. You can try out the local farmers lifestyle: help on the farms with harvesting of fruits and vegetables, milking cows, collecting eggs or assist at the production of olive oil or wines. The holiday homes in Umbria are ideal for these types of country holidays.
Lake Trasimeo may not be the greatest lake of Italy, still it has a lot to offer. Don't worry, you won't have much time to stay in your holiday home, challenges are waiting for you everywhere. You can make a boat excursions to the islands of Isola Maggiore, Isola Minore or Isola Polvese. The lake is also ideal for practicing water sports like canoeing, rowing, kayaking or waterskiing. Your holiday home can also be a starting point of an excursion among nature. Visit the National Park of Monte Sibillini, Cascata della Marmore which houses the greatest cascade of Italy or the plateau of Piano Grande.
Umbria doesn't mean only beautiful holiday homes, natural beauty, it is also a cultural delight. Discover the region's cultural attractions during a city walk, which will take you to unknown places – and adventures. Walk along the fortress of Rocca Paolina, the cathedral Duomo S. Lorenzo, the fountain Fontana Maggiore or visit the Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria. Depending on the period you are travelling, you can also attend certain events like the Umbria Jazz festival in July or the EuroChocolate Festival in October. Visit important cities like Assisi, Gubbio or Perugia, there is for sure a lot of culture to admire there. And for those who like to enjoy a good meal, Umbria is a good place for a culinary holiday. In the trattorias you can taste dishes like anguille alle bracce, tegamaccio, pesciolini fritti, Porchetta or Palombacci. Not to miss are the local wines Ovieto, Torgiano or Rosso di Montefalco.