Situated in the Orvieto area of the beautiful Italian region of Umbria is the ‘comune’ of Castel Giorgio. This Central Italy region borders with Tuscany to the west, and features scenic vistas all around with green and lush countryside, attractive stone buildings, medieval settlements, and more. Much of the self catering accommodation in Castel Giorgio is set within the typical stone buildings of the region and offers peaceful and rural retreats for holidaymakers who want to get away from it all.
With the beautiful countryside and relaxed pace of life, self catering accommodation in Castel Giorgio is perfect for holidaymakers who want to enjoy peace and quiet but still be near amenities and the attractions of Umbria. When renting a holiday home in Castel Giorgio you can do as much or as little as you please. Walking and cycling are always popular for those who want to get out and explore the area, and with shops, bars and restaurants in the town you can enjoy lunch or dinner out, or buy fresh produce and cook within your self catering accommodation. Enjoy the views from the elevated position of many of the holiday rentals available, and dine al fresco on the patio or deck.
When you have spent plenty of time relaxing in your self catering accommodation in Castel Giorgio, spend some time visiting the numerous places nearby. Lake Bolsena can be sighted from many of the surrounding hills. This is a large and picturesque crater lake with two islands, where visitors can enjoy water sports, swimming, beaches and excellent fish restaurants on its shores.
The medieval city of Orvieto is a short drive from your accommodation in Castel Giorgio. This city has a great many things to see, including plenty of spectacular architecture, and could warrant several day trips. Those who would like to go further afield can board a train at Orvieto and reach Rome in just one hour.
As with much of this region of Italy, staying in self catering accommodation in Castel Giorgio you will be able to enjoy a Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot, with average high temperatures peaking in the high 20’s C (low 80’s F), autumn stays warm and spring and winter are mild. Rainfall is possible throughout the year, though the wettest months are October and November, and the driest is July.
Depending on the exact location of your accommodation in Castel Giorgio the nearest airport is about 70 miles distant in Italy’s capital city, Rome. Major roads connect the airport making the journey a straightforward one. Rome’s Fiumicino Airport is well linked to the rest of Europe and the world with many of the world’s major airlines flying here, plus budget carriers such as easyJet and Ryanair.