Farmhouse "La Casetta del Sole"
Loc.Poggi - Villastrada - 06061 Castiglione del Lago (PG) - ITALY
Partita Iva: 00213050545
Phone/Fax: (+39) 075-9527207 - Mobil phone: (+39) 348-7694130
WHERE WE ARE
The farm is situated between Lake Trasimeno and Lake
Chiusi among rolling hill, surrounded by vineyards, olive groves, fields
The nearest village, "Villastrada" is 3km (2
"Castiglione del Lago" and "Lake
Trasimeno" can be reached within 15 minutes by car.
In the opposite direction we are 6 km (4 miles) from
"Chiusi"; its roofs can be seen from the terrace.
The nearest exit from motorway "Autostrada A1" (Florence
- Rome) is "Chiusi-Chianciano Terme" which is 15 minutes from
The type of holiday people want is a very personal thing.
If you are looking for classy entertainment 24 hours a day, then I'm
afraid La Casetta may not be for you.
But if you are looking for peace, quiet, beautiful scenery
and a unique quality of light, then you, like our many guests over the
years, will love it here.
We are situated in the perfect place for exploring this
fascinating and unspoiled part of Italy
Things to see and do:
- Without going too far afield, there are beautiful trips to
be made on foot or by bicycle. (bicycles in different sizes
are available for the guests)
- Ideal for day-trips, in an hour or two you can reach
historic cities such as Siena, Arezzo, Cortona, Perugia,
Assisi and Orvieto, to name but a few.
- From Chiusi, Intercity trains take you to the centre of Rome
or Florence in 1½ hours (avoiding the stress of driving and
parking in big cities)
- Coming closer to home, there are spectacular things to see
such as the Etruscan tombs and the Etruscan museum at Chiusi,
or the paintings by "il Perugino" in the Church at
Citta della Pieve, about 15 minutes away by car
- Lake Trasimeno, with its ever-changing colours and
fascinating islands; Lake Chiusi and the hot-water springs in
the volcanic area around Monte Amiata, all make unforgettable
- The whole year round many cultural events like the medieval
contests in the old cities, art exhibitions or music festivals
are organized in the area
- Last but not least, the area offers a great choice of
excellent typical products like wine, olive oil, truffles or
sheep's cheese, all well-known for their high quality. There
are restaurants of all categories serving traditional dishes.