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An holiday in our farm offers the opportunity to make day trips to cities and towns of Tuscany and Umbria, or walks in the woods. In addition, for those who wish, there are guided tours of the farm and in particular of the vineyard.

Trekking Paths

From the village of Lisciano, about 2 km from our farm, there are three trekking paths (described below) of varying difficulty, which run one side of the Val di Pierle.


PATH 1-2
From Lisciano Niccone to Belvedere place. The path is 2.428 mt. long, slope 25%, time 90 minutes.

PATH 2-3 (black line i the map)
From Belvedere place to Corgna place. The path is 1.434 mt. long, slope 15%, time 40 minutes..

PATH 2-4
From Belvedere place to Monte Castiglione park. The path is 2.535 mt. long, slope 25%, time 90 minutes.

The overall lenght of the paths is about 6,5 Km. Along the paths there are some garden seats. Parking is allowed in Lisciano Niccone and near Monte Castiglione Park. This park has a wonderful view on Trasimeno lake, it's composed of a pine wood of 80000square metres with picnic places and w.c.


cartina trekking

Daily Trip

City / Village
Distance in Km
Small Desciption
Old town of Etruscan origin rich of medieval and Renaissance monuments. The famous "Giostra del Saracino" in the splendid Piazza Grande
It is one of the best known religious centres in the world for the mystical memory of San Francesco
Situated in a wonderful position on a spur along the eastern border of Valdichiana. Important art centre already famous in Etruscan and medieval times. there is a rich Museum of the Etruscan Accademy called MAEC
It is possible to visit this beautiful city easily by train, leaving the car at the nearby station of Camucia-Cortona. The frequency of trains is about 1 per hour.
It is one of the most typical towns in Umbria for its medieval aspect and for its magnificent monuments
Lago Trasimeno
It is the largest lake in central Italy with three isles: Maggiore, Minore and Polvese. Its name reminds us of the famous battle of 217 B.C. between the Romans and Carthaginians. On its banks there are some nice villages: Passignano (20 km.), Tuoro (12 km.) and Castiglion del Lago (25 km.); the last one is famous for the ruins of its old castle.
Elegant Renaissance town, famous for its monuments and also for its world known wine "Nobile di Montepulciano"
Lovely Renaissance town planned by Pope Pio II who assigned the rebuilding to architet Bernardo Rossellino
This important town situated on three hills lies in the heart of Tuscany. Its medieval aspect is pure and perfect. It is famous all over the world for its Palio (2nd of July and 16th August).


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