There are some wonderful places to visit in the surrounding area and here are just a few of our recommendations

Anghiarvoted one of Italy’s most special medieval hilltop towns, 9 minutes

Arezzo Etruscan origin with Roman influence, Chianti wine district, on main railway line, 30 minutes

Assisi St Francis, spiritual haven, 1 hour

Caprese Michelangelo birthplace of the famous sculptor, 15 minutes

Città di Castello Umbria, museums, churches, hand painted ceramics, 25 minutes

Florence Duomo, Old Bridge, Uffizi Gallery, Medici family palaces, 90 minutes

Gubbio Montefalco Palace, historical Eugubine Tablets, ceramics, 1 hour

La Verna significant Monastery and sanctuary, breathtaking views of Casentino National Park, 30 minutes

Monterchi Piero della Francesca’s Pregnant Madonna, 20 minutes

Orvieto Gothic Duomo, celebrated white wines, 90 minutes

Perugia many churches, museums, speciality shops, significant university, 1 hour

San Gimignano Feudal city with medieval towers, 90 minutes

Sansepolcro birthplace of Piero della Francesca, his ‘Resurrection’ Museo Civico, 20 minutes


Online Ticket Sites

www.selectitaly.com for the Uffizi and the Accademia museums, events and walking tours

www.uffizi.com for the Uffizi Gallery in Florenc

www.umbriajazz.com for the Jazz Festival in Umbria and Perugia