Find the best place to stay — Montecchio

Where to stay around Montecchio?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 433 holiday lettings near Montecchio. From 139 villas to 125 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Montecchio is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Montecchio?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Montecchio. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Catacomba di Villa San Faustino: 1,430 holiday lettings
  • Orvieto Funicular: 1,828 holiday lettings
  • Porta Romana: 1,786 holiday lettings
  • Villa Lante: 1,190 holiday lettings
  • Captain's Palace (Palazzo del Capitano): 1,779 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Montecchio listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent villas in Montecchio?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 139 villas in Montecchio. Our other popular types of Montecchio holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 125 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 34 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Montecchio?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 315 holiday homes with pool available in Montecchio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental at Montecchio, Umbria your home away from home

    Montecchio is situated on the lower slope of the Monte Croce di Sera in the pretty Tiber Valley. The historic Medieval part of the city is traffic-free and has plenty of interesting sights and amenities. The surrounding area is known as the "Green heart of Italy" and is beautiful in all seasons. A holiday villa in Montecchio offers quiet vacations enjoying the scenic local area but is within easy reach of Rome and Florence by car or train for more cultural days out.

    Things to Do at Montecchio, Umbria

    Walking

    This area is ideal for those who enjoy walking and hiking in the hills. For a more gentle stroll, take the waymarked path through the local forest from your Montecchio holiday villa to the archaeological site of the Pre-Roman necropolis of Copio where pre-Roman graves can be seen.

    Learn About Olive Oil

    Montecchio is well known for its fine olive oil, among the best in the world. The Olive Oil Museum in the town shows how the olives are grown, harvested and the oil extracted and there are samples to taste.

    Local Festivals

    During the summer, every town in this area of Umbria has its own "Sagra" or festival with a street party, parades, music and plenty of food. It is a great way to enjoy the Umbrian culture and see how the locals live in this unspoilt area. At Christmas everyone dresses in biblical dress and participates in a pageant. There are also festivals celebrating Easter, olive oil and the wine harvest.

    Places to Visit Near Montecchio, Umbria Lago di Alviano

    This beautiful lake in the scenic Tiber Valley is a natural oasis for wildlife and a natural park which is protected by the WWF. It is popular with nature-lovers and bird-spotters and is a lovely area for walking.

    Orvieto

    Orvieto is a definite must-see from your Montecchio holiday villa. It is in a dramatic location on vertical cliffs surrounded by defensive walls. It has a fabulous 13th century Duomo and the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo was the official papal residence for a time. Explore the underground city of caves and rooms which were designed for a siege or as an escape route, and visit the impressive Albornoz Fortress which was started in 1353.

    Rome

    A day trip hardly begins to touch on the wealth of sights in Rome, from the ancient monuments of the Colosseum, Pantheon and the Forum to the fabulous architecture and museums of St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City. Rome is easy to get to by train from the nearby Attigliano station.

    Weather at Montecchio, Umbria

    Montecchio has beautiful weather with mild winters and hot sunny summers. Spring and fall are ideal times to enjoy a Montecchio villa with moderate temperatures and quieter attractions. The winter temperatures remain above freezing by day with plenty of sunshine, and it may drop to freezing on the coldest nights. In mid-summer temperatures reach 30°C with cooler evenings due to the altitude, with less rain showers than other seasons.

    Travel to Montecchio, Umbria

    The nearest airport to your Montecchio holiday villa is Rome's Leonardo da Vinci International (FCO) Airport which is 140km away. A hire car is highly recommended for reaching Montecchio and for exploring the surrounding area of Umbria.

    Attractions in and around Montecchio

    First time in Montecchio and looking for places to see? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Duomo di Orvieto. Also a trip to Foresta Fossile di Dunarobba, Santa Maria della Consolazione or Porta Aurea might be a nice excursion.