Il Molinazzo offers a variety of interesting day trips within an hour driving distance, as well as other captivating destinations for longer days of exploring. We can arrange custom self- or expert-guided tours to the area’s famous sites and best-kept secrets. Let us know what you like and we’ll use our insight, knowledge and comprehensive network of contacts to create memorable tours and activities, just for you.
The town of Guardea is just 5 minutes away, complete with small grocery store, ATM, several restaurants and shops. Ten minutes in the other direction is the slightly larger town of Baschi. A bit further afield, explore the rustic countryside and historic villages of Gubbio, Montefalco and Todi where you’ll discover numerous Romanesque churches, palaces and medieval monuments.
INTERESTING TOWNS AND CITIES
For pottery, you’ll want to visit Foligno and Deruta. If you like truffles, you must go to Norcia. Visit Orvieto for its exceptional Duomo and frescoes and Viterbo and Amelia for their stunning beauty.
GUIDED EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
EXPERT AND SELF-GUIDED TOURS
We can arrange walking, biking and driving tours to almost anywhere, including Spoleto, Perugia, Todi, Gubbio and Orvieto. Southern Tuscany is also close at hand, with it's many charming towns and villages.
FOOD AND WINE EXPERIENCES
If you love fine wines and culture, Montefalco, Spello and Bevagna offer tremendous opportunities. For a unique culinary experience, let us arrange a private cooking class on a traditional Umbrian farm.
Known as the 'green heart of Italy', Umbria is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. For a real thrill, you can hike through Norcia or take a rafting expedition down a local river.
Join friendly pack-mules on a hike for a scenic picnic, throw your own clay in Deruta or go on a truffle hunt with a local farmer and his dogs. If you time it right, you may also experience the Chocolate Festival in Perugia.
With a personal shopper, you can find all kinds of treasures in Umbria. The outskirts of Perugia are well known for designer outlets, and a visit to nearby Deruta is a must for ceramics lovers.
Of course, you’ll want to plan time to enjoy your villa. We can arrange wine- and cheese-tasting with a sommelier, private cooking lessons, theme parties and massages, all in the privacy of Il Molinazzo.
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