Local AttractionsCasa Capella is within easy travelling distances of such historic and cultural centres as Arezzo, Cortona, Gubbio, Orvieto, Sansepolcro, Siena, Spoleto, and Assisi; and readily accessible motorways bring Florence, & Rome within a few hours drive.
Nearby Perugia, with its commanding views of the region, dates back to the time of the Etruscans, and is an international festival city for Jazz. Its elegant Corso Vanucci, resplendant with outdoor cafes, is ideal for a relaxed evening stroll before dinner.
Many delightful lesser-known attractions are close to hand - the islands on Lago Trasimeno, and the hilltop settlements of Todi, Spello & Montone, to name but a few.
Local towns and villages are steeped in medieval and renaissance features, with many holding cultural festivals and events - Città di Castello (chamber music), Corciano (painting), Montone (truffles, & wild mushrooms).
Good outdoor public swimming pools, and covered tennis courts are available in Umbertide, Città di Castello, and at other major towns.
Bustling street markets are held weekly both in Umbertide and Città di Castello. Good wines can be obtained from local vineyards and delicious local produce is readily available throughout the year. Numerous excellent and reasonably priced restaurants, serving a variety of typical local cuisine, can be found all around the area.