Make a holiday rental home or country house in Antognolla, Italy your home away from home
The small village of Antognolla (also often spelt ‘Antognola’) has just a few options in terms of holiday rental accommodation, but those that commit to this rural destination will uncover something of a hidden gem. The village is not only the perfect hideaway or exploring picturesque Umbria, but also a gem for golf lovers – being the home of a championship golf course and all of the top facilities that come with it.
Things to do in Antognolla, Italy
Antognolla and the local area is perfect for outdoor activities, with the local climate largely dry and the hilly terrain lending itself perfectly to walking and hiking. Views of the surrounding area of Umbria are nothing short of spectacular, and on a clear day you can see for miles around.
Antognolla is also one of the best destinations in Umbria for a golfing holiday. Antognolla Golf Club is literally on your doorstep, and has an 18-hole championship golf course, a driving range, a practice green and a small club house. Equipment is available for hire and the club is open to both members and guests, and after a long day on the fairways you can enjoy authentic Umbrian cuisine in Il Caldaro restaurant, which has plenty of outdoor seating for those balmy summers’ evenings.
Antognolla also has a number of old buildings worth investigating, including the 13th century castle which is now part of the golf course. The 16th century Church of St. Agata (which was restored in 1787) is well worth a visit, being the home of the crypt of St. Herculaneum and several frescoes that are over 1,000 years old.
Places to visit on holiday in Antognolla, Italy
A holiday in Antognolla will provide you with amply opportunity to explore this glorious rural region, which has many places to visit and many things to do. The city of Perugia (20km) should be at the top of anyone’s itinerary, whilst even closer to home is Umbertide (15km) – a town of ancient origins that makes for a great afternoon stroll and an enjoyable night out.
Weather in Antognolla, Italy
July and August are the warmest and most popular months for a holiday in Antognolla, with average temperatures of 28C and peak temperatures in the thirties. If you are planning on spending large chunks of your Antognolla holiday outdoors, you may prefer to visit during May, June or September, when the daily average is a slightly cooler 24C.
Flights to Antognolla, Italy
The quickest way of getting to pre-booked accommodation in Antognolla is to take a Ryanair flight from London Stansted to San Egidio Airport (PEG), which is situated just outside Perugia and just 30km from your destination of choice. An alternative is to fly to a Rome airport with British Airways and arrive in Italy in style.