AROUND CASA MATIRA

We are enviably placed for a range of sporting, epicurean and cultural activities

GOLF

Antognolla Golf Course @ San Giovanni del Pantano

(Tel. 075 584 1478) is a 45 minute drive. This is a Robert Trent Jones-designed championship 18 hole course surrounding a medieval castle.

Perugia Golf Course @ Santa Sabina (Tel. 075 517 2204) is a 45 minute drive.

Lamborghini Golf Club @ Panicale (Tel. 075 837582) is a 70 minute drive.

 

WINE

The region renowned for its locally-produced wines and within an hour's drive are some of the the powerhouses of Italian wine including Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, based around the eponymous hilltop town.

Our house manager Antonella's husband is a well-known local wine expert and can organise all manner of wine tours and tasting as well as serving delicious local and regional wines for you to enjoy.

www.enotecawineclub.altervista.org/en/

WATERSPORTS

Lake Trasimeno, the largest lake in the Italy, has several life guarded beaches the best of which is at Passignano, is a 30 minute drive. Windsurfing, sailing and other water sports are also available.

 

It is about a 2 hour drive to either the east or the west coast of Italy.

 

ART

For visitors interested in Italian Renaissance art, master works of Piero della Francesca, Signorelli, Pintorrichio, Perugino, and Fra Angelico are within an hour's drive.

 

Also nearby is Deruta, a ceramic centre for centuries, where visitors can watch the artist’s hand-painting the traditional designs.

FESTIVALS

There are many concerts and musical events in the area, often in the open air during the summer months. The tiny nearby village of Preggio hosts an opera festival in August, which is a magical experience.

 

At the other end of the scale, the Tuscan Sun Festival in Cortona attracts international performers. There are also many food festivals celebrating local produce and regional specialities such as truffles, mushrooms, chestnuts, little deep-fried pastries - the list is endless.

FURTHER SUGGESTIONS

Horse riding, yoga, scenic flights from Sansepolcro, cooking classes, art classes, walking and cycling tours.

Contact Us

+44 (0)1672 539075

+44 (0)7866 374439

rachel@casamatira.com

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