The Trasimeno area is rich in natural wonders to be discovered.
First of all its lake and its islands reachable by ferry.
Equally pleasant is the visit of the surrounding villages in which the culinary stop will be obligatory.
For lovers of walking and trekking there are many paths that start from the lake to reach the top of the hills from which to enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake and its islands.
For food lovers don’t miss the several village festivals, it will be the right occasion to taste the typical delicacies of Umbria.
For those who want to move a little further, centers of important interest such as Cortona, Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi, Montepulciano, etc. they can be visited with about 30-60 minutes by car.
The villages around the Lake
Castiglione del Lago
One of the most famous villages.
The Palazzo Ducale and the Rocca del Leone are noteworthy.
Characteristic fishing village (there is also a museum dedicated to fishing),
it hosts a small harbor from which boats depart towards the Polvese island.
Passignano sul Trasimeno
Located on a promontory on the northern shore of the lake.
Tuoro sul Trasimeno
Also in the northern part of the lake, here is Tuoro,
where there is also an equipped beach (with which La Fattoria del Rio di Sopra agritourism is affiliated) and embarkation for ferries to the islands of the lake.
Città della Pieve
Probably inhabited since Etruscan times, Città della Pieve is a beautiful village where the cathedral and the Torre del Pubblico stand out.
City of oil, inserted among the most beautiful villages in Italy.
Another village among the most beautiful in Italy, also awarded the Orange Flag by the Italian Touring Club.
Did you know that we have a "Leaning Tower" too?
It is located near Il Piratello, a path will take you there!
Its name is "La Torre Pendente di Vernazzano".
Lake Trasimeno is only fourth by extension between the lakes of Italy, but certainly is the most important in central Italy.
Its shallow depth (at most 6 meters), ranks it among the laminar lakes.
The area of Lake Trasimeno stands out for the beauty of the landscape and for the naturalistic interest, considering the fauna particularly rich in species of mammals, fish, amphibians and of course many birds.
Above all they are very suggestive the many villages that directly overlook the lake or that are present in the immediate surrounding area.