Villa di Piazzano, Umbria
|Località Piazzano, 7, 06069, Tuoro sul Trasimeno, Perugia, Umbria, ITALY.|
Description: Villa di PiazzanoUniquely situated on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, the closest town is Cortona (Tuscany). Built in the early 1500s, the Villa di Piazzano was commissioned by Cardinal Silvio Passerini as a hunting manor. The Villa is situated in a beautiful private park of ancient Italian oak and linden trees and is surrounded by lush green hills where the Cardinal and his entourage hunted pheasants and wild boar.
Today the Villa has been transformed into an elegant country residence and special attention has been dedicated to preserving the beauty and authenticity of the original building. It is a family run business and is furnished with antiques belonging to the family. The rooms offer modern comfort and facilities, and its owners take special pride in providing a personalised service to a high standard.
It is an ideal base for planning day trips to Florence, Siena, the Chianti region, Orvieto, Perugia, Assisi and many other interesting sites, as well as to wineries and olive oil mills.
Type of rooms: Villa di Piazzano9 Doubles, 3 Junior Suites, 4 Deluxe rooms, 1 Suites.
Each room at the Villa di Piazzano is unique and has a name distinguishing it from the others. All rooms have different but equally beautiful views of the garden, the surrounding hills, the fields and the nearby town of Cortona. They are all very spacious and equipped with modern comforts.
Additional information: Villa di Piazzano
There is no restaurant but they serve full continental breakfast and dinner by prior arrangement.
Small, well behaved and toilet trained pets admitted.
It is a perfect place for relaxing in the garden, taking walks or bike riding through the country. Good golfing possibilities!. The Villa di Piazzano is willing to customise excursions and activities according to the needs of the single customers or small groups.
Tuscany is one of the most elegant regions of Central Italy whose medieval towns are famous for their history, art and folklore. The closest town is Cortona (2.5 miles), a medieval town mentioned in Frances Mayes' bestseller "Under The Tuscan Sun".
Number of rooms: 17
Official category: Residenza d'Epoca (Historical Estate).
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1500's/2001.
Period of closure: From Dec.01 to Feb.28.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property. Smoking is only permitted in the bar and the outside terrace.
Credit cards accepted: America Express, Diners, Mastercard, Visa.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 14' 33.26'' N 12° 2' 26.30'' E
Nearest airport: Florence - 90 km.