The commune of Gualdo Cattaneo is located in the Umbria region of Italy, and is approximately 25 kilometres outside of the notable city of Perugia. It is the ideal place to take a vacation for anyone seeking the tranquillity of the countryside whilst still having access to all that a large city has to offer. The best form of accommodation in the area is a holiday rental apartment in Gualdo Cattaneo, as it comes with everything needed to feel at home. In particular, the fully fitted kitchen will prove useful for those that don’t want to venture out to a restaurant for every meal.
Lovers of the outdoors will be in their element during a holiday in Gualdo Cattaneo, as it provides the chance to partake in a variety of leisure activities. Cycling and hiking are particularly popular pastimes whilst staying in self catering accommodation in Gualdo Cattaneo, and there are many possible routes in the area. Other activities include climbing, fishing, tennis and golf.
It is highly recommended that a rental car be used during a holiday in Gualdo Cattaneo, as this enables more of this fascinating part of Italy to be explored. Umbria has a number of attractions, and by using a car, several day trips could be planned. The city of Orvieto is certainly one place that should be seen. The Duomo is the main attraction here, with its unique facade and styling, and there are several other churches and museums to see. Another city that could be visited on a day trip is Perugia. It is a centre for medieval art, and has a number of interesting tours that can be taken, including an underground one. The nightlife in Perugia is also reasonably lively due to the large numbers of students who attend its university.
Despite the central location of the holiday rental apartment in Gualdo Cattaneo, the climate is somewhat of a humid Mediterranean one. Overall, the summers are warm to hot and the winters cool. Rainfall is spread reasonably evenly throughout the year, with around 70mm of rain falling in each month. The hottest months between May and September, when average daily highs measure between 22 and 30 degrees Celsius. The winter months are the coolest, where the average daily lows can dip to around 1 degree on the colder days.
Travellers from the United Kingdom may be pleased to know that there is an airport located conveniently close to the holiday rental apartment in Gualdo Cattaneo. San Francesco d'Assisi Airport (PEG) is to be found just outside of Perugia, and although a small facility, offers flights to London Heathrow (LHR) courtesy of Ryanair. Car rental is available at the airport or in the city of Perugia itself.