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    Monestevole is perfectly placed for you to explore the beauty, cuisine & traditons of Umbria...and Tuscany!

    Umbertide

    9km

    Umbertide is our nearest town, well equipped and with easy parking to meet all your basic shopping needs. Your in-room guide offers info on pharmacies, supermarkets & restaurants. There's an everything-you-think-of market on Wednesday mornings, and a zero kilometers local produce market every Saturday morning.

     

    Special Event: Festa del 800, Early September 2018

    Preggio

    9km

    Visit Sandro's bar - you can't miss it, it's the only one! - for an aperitivo and a view you'll never forget. La Castanga Restaurant is also highly recommended - book in advance for a table on the terrazza.

     

    Special Events:

    Preggio Music Festival, July-August

    Festa della Castagna (Chestnut Festival), October

    Montone

    17km

    A glorious, walled medieval village 20 minutes from Monestevole, offering wonderful restaurants, a buzzing piazza and concerts and special events throughout the year.
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    Special Events:

    Umbria Film Festival - July

    Festa di Santa Spina - August

    Festa del Bosco - November

    Perugia

    30km

    Perugia is the capital of Umbria, and the nearest major city to Monestevole. Home to a University for foreign students, the town is lively, vibrant, and full new life in historic surrounds. Italians come for miles around for the Napoli-style pizza at Mediterranea. Lines at their original spot got so long, they opened a second one!

     

    Special Event: Umbria Jazz, April & July

    Citta' di Castello

    32km

    A bustling little town offering all kinds of regular and annual events, from a truffle festival to a monthly flea market to one of the most important European Chamber Music Festivals.

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    Special Events:

    Festival delle Nazioni Chamber Music Festival, 25 Aug - 7 Sept 2018

    Altrocioccolato, Fair Trade Chocolate Festival, October

    Gubbio

    38km

    Less touristy than Assisi, and still spectacular architecturally, Gubbio is well-worth a day out. Take the cable car right to the top for breathtaking views. Enjoy typical Gubbio cuisine, or for the more avant-garde, try fantastic vegetarian restaurant, Orto.

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    Special Event: Festa dei Ceri, 15 May every year

    Lago Trasimeno

    44km

    Beloved of celebrities and day-trippers alike, Lago Trasimeno is one of Italy's lesser-known, yet spectacular lakes, the country's fourth largest. Sample the lake fish, enjoy a gelato, visit surrounding castles, and take a ferry to one of the lakes islands: Polvese or Maggiore. More info

     

    Special Event: Trasimeno Blues Festival, July-August

    Cortona

    45km

    A small yet buzzing Tuscan town, less than an hour from Monestevole. Birth place and home of Italian pop-superhero Jovanotti.....look out for him on his bicycle!

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    Special Event: Giostra dell’Archidado, early June

    Assisi

    56km

    One of the most popular excursions for our guests, the birth place of St Francis never disappoints. From Giotto's frescoes to the magnificent Rocca, Assisi is a true gem to be discovered. More info

     

    Special Event: Calendimaggio, 2-5 May 2018

     

    Montefalco

    85km

    Visit Umbria's most famous wine-producing area, boasting a huge number of cantinas where you can sample Sagrantino wine, among others. If you prefer not to drive, we can arrange transportation!

     

    Special Event: Cantine Aperte, 26 & 27 May 2018

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