The Relais Villa Monte Solare is
located just 30km from the historic capital of Perugia.
Not only is it beautifully surrounded by Umbrian countryside, it is also ideally positioned for travellers hoping to visit the local landmarks and places of interest.
A large medieval hilltown, Perugia is Umbria's capital. This picturesque city has a rich history spanning many eras
with monuments to mark times gone by. Combined with modern shopping and a vibrant atmosphere, Perugia has plenty to offer the traveller and is an excellent base for visiting other hilltowns
including the famous Assisi (50km from hotel). Not only is Perugia considered one of the Top Places to Go in Umbria, it is also a contender for the European Capital of Culture 2019.
Home to one of Italy's most accredited universities, Perugia hosts a number of annual events and festivals that bring in crowds from all over the world.
With many historic attractions such as The Etruscan Arch, The Rocca Paolina, and The National Art Gallery of Umbria, there is no shortage of stopping points for excursionists hoping to experience a taste of Umbrian history. And for those hoping to get a taste for something different; there's also a world renowned chocolate factory.
Other neighbouring locations worth visiting are the scenic villages of Spello (55km), Montefalco (60km), and Bevagna (51km), set in the local rolling hills and vineyards. Beautiful architecture and delicious cuisine
, these picturesque areas are filled with aesthetic and edible treasures for everyone to enjoy.We highly recommend car hire to best explore your beautiful surroudings!
Of particular note is the area of Spoleto
, which is just over one hour away. Not only is it a historical haven, it is also the destination of The Festival dei Due Mondi (Festival of Two Worlds), one of Europe's leading performing arts events. Come June and July streets are streaming with visitors as churches, piazzas and theatres are turned into festival venues.