Listings of vacation rentals in Italy - These hillside apartment rentals in Umbria provide a superb agritourism holiday. A variety of apartment sizes provide the best in vacation rentals in Italy. The apartments sleep from 2 to 6 people. All lie within carefully restored country homes, with a garden and swimming pool, surrounded by fields of grain, sunflowers and the famous Umbrian olive groves.
Just a short drive from the apartments at Torre della Sapienza you have Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Todi, Spoleto, Gubbio and many other jewels. Enjoy the country idyll of an agritourism holiday at these hillside apartment rentals in Umbria, and have the artistically and culturally fascinating cities of Umbria on your doorstep. And Rome, Florence and all the historic towns of Central Italy lie within two hours drive.
Step out into the grounds of this agritourism farm and you gaze upon fields of wheat, sunflowers, olive and walnut groves, a 10-hectare wood and a pond. A clutch of the rural houses on the farm have been carefully restored and divided into holiday apartments. These vacation rentals Italy are now available for hire on a weekly, monthly or long-term basis.
Perched on the hill, with lovely views all around, Corvo and Le Ripe are two-storied stucco houses, divided respectively into 6 and 4-berth apartments, all with independent access. Each house has a large garden and swimming pool (size 13 x 6 metres, open early June to late September), barbecue, children's playground, covered car parking place.
The individual apartments at the Torre della Sapienza agritourism vary in size and can accommodate 2 to 6 people: the furniture is modern, solid and comfortable. Some of these hillside apartment rentals in Umbria have a fireplace in the living area: most are independently heated by wall-hung gas heaters and therefore perfect for vacation rentals Italy even during the chillier months.
All apartments are fully equipped for daily use, including kitchen supplies for your own Italian-style cooking. There is outdoor furniture for you to relax by the pool, have dinner in the garden or enjoy a shady spot in the warmest hours of the day.
Standard equipment in each of these hillside apartment rentals in Umbria includes a 4-burner stove, oven, fridge, Italian coffee maker and TV; a baby’s cot or an additional bed or sofa bed can be provided on request. Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided for the number of guests stated and are changed weekly.
These vacation rentals Italy are self catering and, depending on when you stay, you will have the chance to try a selection of local farm products, including olive oil, wine and honey. Mountain bikes and GSM mobile phones can be rented on site.
The Torre della Sapienza agritourism is in the Tiber valley, a 15-minute drive south of Perugia, the region's capital. The nearest town to these hillside apartment rentals in Umbria is Marsciano, 3km away, where shopping and all sporting and recreational facilities can be found. Local rail and bus routes connect Marsciano to major towns in Umbria: however, renting a car is certainly the best way to move around the region and uncover Umbria's most secluded places, away from the main tourist routes.
And the agritourism provides vacation rentals Italy in the very centre of Umbria, a region which is itself in the centre of the Italian peninsula. If you are flying, check here which Italian airport best fits your schedule – we’ve given distances in kilometres to your apartment. Perugia 32km, Ancona 157km, Rome 182km, Florence 186km, Pisa 258km, Bologna 274km, Venice 351km, Verona 474km, Milan Linate 474km, Milan Malpensa 531km, Turin 582km.[ local map | map of Umbria ]
Umbria is among the smallest regions of Italy and surely one of the most beautiful. It has just over 800,000 people living in an area covering 8,456 km² at the very heart of the Italian peninsula, spread out over the many townships which form Umbria's urban framework.
Torre della Sapienza, with its hillside apartment rentals in Umbria, is ideally located for travellers wishing to enjoy Umbria's beautiful countryside as well as the attractions offered by such historic towns as Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, Todi, Gubbio, Spoleto and many others.
Must-sees close to the agritourism include The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian, a 1478 fresco by Il Perugino, the greatest Umbrian artist and Raphael's teacher. This is hung in the parish church of Cerqueto, small village only a few miles away from Torre della Sapienza, heading towards Perugia. There is also a fresco from Il Perugino's school in Marsciano's own parish church.