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On the Edge of Umbria

Castiglione In Teverina

The Area

Rome Fiumicino Aiport: 100 minutes by car (via Easyjet BA Heathrow, Gatwick & Stanstead)
Rome Ciampino Airport: 90 minutes by car (Ryan Air Gatwick & Stanstead)
Perugia Airport: 50 mins by car (via Ryan Air from Stanstead only)
TRAINS: : 60-75 minutes train to Orvieto Rail station

Viterbo: 40 minutes by car
Orvieto: 20 minutes by car
Lake Bolsena: 25 minutes by car
Bagnoregio/Civita da Bagnoregio: 15 minutes by car

Best Time of Year to Visit?

Anytime of year is beautiful in Italy. But the best months are between April and October with the hottest months being July to August. If you are considering visiting the capital city – Rome then we would recommend between April and June (not during the hot months of July and August) and then from September and October.

Activities for Adults

In the local area there are a range of activities including a range of fantastic local restaurants, site seeing, spa days, golf courses and shopping!


Castiglione in Teverina

  • Due di picche – local cuisine, walking distance from the villa
  • Bio Agriturismo Olistico, Sermugnano – vegetarian restuarant
  • Borgovejo specialises in local dishes and fish
  • Pizzeria il Caminetto – simply the best pizza in town!


  • Jovez  – just 8 minutes drive from the villa. Family run restaurant, English speaking, excellent food, great welcome
  • Il Vecchio Mulino – typical Italian food with a view of Civita di Bagnoregio
  • Antico Calaro – Excellent lunch menu, great value
  • Il Frantoio – restaurant built into the side of the rock on the site of an old mill
  • Il Ponte – Established restaurant located at the Palace at Lubriano
  • L’Orchidea- neopolitan pizza and fish is their speciality, well worth a visit!


  • La Badia di Orvieto – Refined hotel set in a 12th-century abbey offering a restaurant with a vaulted ceiling, delicious fine dining


  • Civita in Bagnoregio – UNISECO Italian medieval hill top village, visited by thousands of tourists annually, its called the city that is dying “la citta che muore”
  • Castiglione in Teverina – Museum of wine not to be missed
  • Lake Bolsena – this is the largest volcanic lake ien Italy. Offers water sports at Capodimonte and the town of Bolsena dates back to Etruscan times
  • Orvieto – So much to see including the impressive cathedral, the Duomo and the well of St Patrizia
  • Viterbo – the Palace  –  Palazzo dei Papi

Spa Days

  • Terme Salus Hotel – Hot springs and spa – Viterbo
  • Terme dei Papi – hotel, spa and beauty treatments – Viterbo


  • Acquapendente Golf Club in Acquapendente

Bars & Night life

Castiglione in Teverina

  • – Patrizi Gianni – the best wine menu in town!


  • Caffè Belvedere – with beautiful views of Civita and great cocktails!


  • Bar del Porto – great views of the lake an perfectly placed to enjoy Bolsena night life (car park only 2 minutes away)


  • Bar Montanucci – beautiful interior and great cakes (combined with cocktails!)
  • Bar Caffetteria Hescanas– gorgeous view of the Duomo


  • Castiglione in Teverina
  • Bagnoregio
  • Bolsena
  • Orvieto

Activities for Children

There is loads for kids of all ages to get up to in the local area including

  • Swimming Pool – Olympic size with bar & restaurant just 2 min walk away and baby pool
  • Bolsena – natural volcanic lake with boat & pedolo rentals with a range of bar & restaurants near by.





Orvieto Sunset

Lubriano Valle