The small town of Castel Ritaldi is in Perugia province, in the region of Umbria, Italy. The town is located around 40 km (25 miles) away from the city of Perugia. Your holidays in Castel Ritaldi will be spent in a beautiful part of Italy; Umbria is always popular with tourists but your self catering accommodation in this part of the country will allow you to escape the crowds and truly relax as much as you want to. Umbrian villas are renowned for being charming and rustic and let you explore that much coveted Italian way of life.
There are a number of activities available to you on your holidays in Castel Ritaldi. These include the likes of swimming, tennis, walking, nature tours, golf, cycling and lake fishing. There are a few bars and cafés in the town of Castel Ritaldi and these will allow your taste buds to revel at typical Italian cuisine. The landscape in this part of the world has provided truly inspirational scenes for keen photographers and painters.
Your holidays in Castel Ritaldi will be tranquil while you remain in your cosy self catering villa. However, there are a number of places that are worth visiting when you are in this part of Italy. Perugia is only around a 45 minutes drive away from Castel Ritaldi and is definitely a city that you need to place on your sightseeing itinerary. One area that you need to head straight for is Piazza IV Novembre: this is the most historic part of the city and is where you can catch sight of some spectacular Gothic architecture. It is also where you will find the cathedral and The National Art Gallery of Umbria. Another gorgeous place to visit separately is Lake Trasimeno. This is perfect to explore the indigenous flora and fauna of Italy and is popular with nature walkers.
For your holidays in Castel Ritaldi, you will experience a Mediterranean climate. The hottest months of the year run from June to August and often see temperatures hitting the mid thirties degrees Celsius. If this is a little too hot for you, you may prefer to travel to the area during spring and summer when the temperatures are comfortably in the low to mid twenties degrees Celsius. The area is not particularly wet and only receives around 16 inches of precipitation per year.
If booking your holidays in Castel Ritaldi seems like a very good idea, you will be best off booking flights to and from Perugia Airport (PEG). There are frequent and affordable flights with Ryanair to this airport from London Stansted (STN). Alternatively, if you don’t mind at least a 2 hour drive, you may wish to book flights to and from Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) which offers numerous services to the UK.