Trasimeno, Italy a district in the Umbria region, although culturally it has stronger connections with Tuscany. Trasimeno has a real sense of isolation and seclusion yet, it is easily reached and day trips from a Trasimeno self catering villa include Florence, Perugia, Siena, Cortona, Spoleto or the centre of Rome. Trasimeno life revolves around Lake Trasimeno, the largest and most beautiful lake in Italy. Lake Trasimeno is a beautiful place to take a self catering holiday rental, where castles, ancient ruins and dramatic villas impose themselves on the shores.
The mediaeval city of Castiglione del Lago is an important historical centre, and has been magnificently well preserved. A number of magnificent archaeological finds from Etruscan to Roman times have been discovered here, and the walls and castle (Rocca del Leone) make great viewing if you have decided on a Trasimeno rental here.
The stunning hill town of Citta del Pieve originated in the Middle Ages. It is now home to a wealth of artistic masterpieces, from Domenico Alfani, Vannucci and Savini, as well as beautiful mediaeval streets filled with fine restaurants.
Magiore is one of three islands in Lake Trasimeno, upon which stands a large, dominant castle. There are very few holiday rental locations with such a strong sense of seclusion, peace and beauty whilst remaining so accessible and well supported.
Fishing and sailing holidays need look no further than a self catering villa in Lake Trasimeno. Sailing schools and boat rental facilities are available from a number of sites around the shores of Lake Trasimeno. Many days can be spent on the waters, and you will certainly never tire of the scenery or wildlife which surrounds you.
This is a region of staggering natural beauty which has been rewarded by the creation of four nature parks. Mount Cucco, Mount Subasio, Colfiorito and Lake Trasimeno parks are fantastic places to walk and bicycle.
A holiday rental in Trasimeno is ideal for those looking for a relaxing holiday or weekend break in breath taking scenery, where cuisine and culture are paramount.
Trasimeno has a Mediterranean style climate, but with less rain. Annual temperatures are around 14°C, although there are large seasonal variations. Winters can be cold, with temperatures hovering around 5°C, and summers are warm, dry and delightful!
Perugia Airport (PEG) is within 50km of any of the self catering Trasimeno villas. Cheap flights to Trasimeno are available from British Airways, landing regularly from London, Manchester (MAN) and Liverpool (LIV) and Bristol (BRS).