Italian Villa Vacations
An excellent option for renting fine accommodation in various areas of Italy, with a number of beautiful Umbrian apartments available in Assisi and Orvieto. More details can be found here at: www.italianvillavacations.com.au
To get you in the mood while still in Australia, Al Dente Cooking is a place where friends and family come together to be inspired by the rich Italian culture, fresh Yarra Valley produce and a Mediterranean cuisine.
Located at the Oaks Winery in the picturesque Yarra Valley, 45 minutes east of Melbourne. More details can be found here at: www.aldentecooking.com.au
GenteVibia B&B is a newly renovated bed and breakfast conveniently located in the historic centre of Monte Castello di Vibio,just steps from the Teatro della Concordia and Il Grottino di Zio Totó
International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture
With a variety of differing types and lengths of courses, this school located in Monte Castello di Vibio, provides and educational interlude for those interested in art.
Hilltop towns are most easily accessed with private transportaion.There is a train that serves the Stazione that is located between Fratta Todina and Madonna di Piano - a local train that shuttles back and forth between Perugia and Terni. Terni is regularly serviced by trains to and from Rome, and is some 30 minutes by car from Monte Castello di Vibio. There is a bus service, Sulga Bus that run assorted services including one from Assisi via Perugia to Rome and Rome Fiumicino Airport (link to pdf of timetable). It stops in Pian di Porto at the bottom of the hill from Todi and from there, we can help you easily organise transport up the hill.
Other nearby places to visit:
Orvieto, Montefalco, Todi, Assisi, Cortona, Deruta, Foligno, Norcia, Orvieto, Spoleto
These, with the exception of Cortona, are all links to the English language web pages of Umbria Online, one of many useful sources of information about Umbria
The official English language site for the region of Umbria is: The institutional portal of the Region of Umbria for Tourism, Culture and the Environment
Borgo Struginati is an agriturismo located near Monte Castello di Vibio.
The Housekeeper Professional and personal
house management service in Umbria
Ripaioli Undici is an apartment that is available for rental, located roughly 10 km from the centre of Todi.
umbriacucina.com is the internet name of the brokers coordinating this Umbrian cooking experience. Web site produced by PHOTOempt.com, All rights reserved 2010/12. We reserve the right to alter text and course contents as required and endeavour to keep all interested individuals informed. Site last updated Tuesday, August 7, 2012