Castiglione in Teverina holiday accommodation is set in and around a picturesque hilltop town on the border between Lazio and Umbria. Here you’ll be overlooking the Tiber Valley and surrounded by plenty of medieval history and truly scenic countryside, with forest, hills and lakes in the area.
Castiglione in Teverina holiday rentals are set in a location with an extensive history. There are remnants dating to Etruscan times, and the medieval heart of the town is from the 13th Century. On the streets here you’ll be able to discover a variety of attractive churches from a range of eras. Among them are the Church of St. Rocco and the Collegiate Church of Saint Philip and Saint James. Perhaps the most important visitor attraction in Castiglione in Teverina is the Wine Museum. Between the Tiber River and Lake Bolsena runs the important Teverina wine road, and the wine museum in the town documents the history of winemaking in the area. It’s based around a former winery, and has a wealth of exhibits devoted to local rural culture. During your stay at Castiglione in Teverina self-catering villas it would be well worth taking the opportunity to set off on foot and admire the spectacular countryside all around. The nearby Vallei dei Calanchi is especially popular for walks. There are a number of marked hiking routes to be found here, which tend to be scenic but not especially taxing. Along the way you’ll pass oak and maple trees, as well as large variety of wild herbs, including oregano, mint, rosemary and fennel. Many visitors take the time to walk all the way to Bagnoregio, 12 kilometres to the southwest, and where you’ll find a historic village perched precariously atop a promontory.
Just a short drive in the car from Castiglione in Teverina self-catering holiday accommodation in the ancient city of Orvieto. Also sitting at the top of a tall hill, Orvieto features both Etruscan and medieval sites, including a truly magnificent 13th Century Duomo.
If you arrive at an apartment in Castiglione in Teverina during the summer months, you will encounter war or hot weather, with temperatures getting up to the low-30s at this time of year. Winters are normally mild, with daytime highs reaching ten degrees, and sub-zero conditions are relatively rare.
Rome’s Ciampano Airport (CIA) is around 90 minutes south of holiday rentals in Castiglione in Teverina. You can get to this destination from the UK by flying with Ryanair from London Stansted (STD), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) or East Midlands (EMI).