Cooking lessons

Whether cooking is your passion or you’re looking for new ways to improve your skills in the kitchen, a relaxing tailor-made cookery holiday with us may be just what you need.

Truffle hunting

Truffle hunting in Umbria is a really special experience; you will follow our truffle hounds through the woods and experience the surge of excitement as they locate this edible treasure.

SPA & fitness centre

Invigorating or relaxing massages, facials, Turkish Hammam, gym. Please ask for the full menu of treatments available to enrich your time at the Castle or at Colonnata. 

Wine tasting and tours

Visit Montefalco for the famous Sagrantino wine, Montepulciano for its Vino Nobile or Chianti is also just a short drive away over the hill into Tuscany.

Horse Riding

Ivan likes to encourage riders of all ages and experience to enjoy riding through our unspoilt soft rolling hills of Umbria. An experience never forgotten.

Tennis and golf

There are tennis courts nearby, just 15 minutes away and also a well-known 18 hole Golf Course, The Castello di Antognolla, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.


Explore the hills and beauty of Umbria with one of our walking guides. Enjoy a picnic in the wildflower fields and discover wild culinary herbs.


A great way to discover the secrets of Umbria with our Umbrian cycling guide, whose passion for the local area is irresistible. An expert on nature and its seasonal secrets, he will take you off the beaten track, let you discover a traditional frantoio – oil pressing mill – and stop for lunch at a local farm to taste local produce often used in our kitchen. Find orchids and wildflowers long forgotten in an area that is free from the effects of modern farming methods.


Assisi, Perugia, Gubbio, Cortona, Arezzo – it is always a delight to have an enthusiastic guide to lead you on a discovery of the area. We work with several knowledgeable guides who constantly return our guests full of stories and wonderment at the area’s rich history.

Fashion outlets

Gucci, Prada, The Mall, are just over an hour away, whilst on our doorstep in Umbria we have leather, cashmere and linen.