What can you do in Spoleto?
Once you get tired of swimming or sunbathing around the pool, there are so many things you can do to have fun: horse riding in the surrounding green hills, rafting along the Nera river, walking or biking in town or on the mountain trails, or discovering the artistic and architectural treasures of Spoleto and the many towns in the vicinity: Assisi, Perugia, Spello, Montefalco, Norcia, Todi and many others.
And last but not least, explore the Umbrian gastronomic tradition with its delicious, genuine foods, including black and white truffles, and the great local red and white wines.
Discover Spoleto and the other beautiful towns
Spoleto is there for you to discover, with the many beautiful churches, old Roman sites and medieval narrow streets and stone walls. Centuries of history and art will delight you, together with nice cafes, restaurants, handicraft shops and boutiques all around town. Spoleto and its treasures are waiting for you!
And then you can explore the many other towns in the vicinity: Assisi, Perugia, Spello, Montefalco, Norcia, Todi and many other less famous but fascinating places, whith their charmimg athmosphere and the well cherished art treasures.
Enjoy Spoleto cultural events with the greatest international performers
The 60h edition of the Festival of the Two Worlds will take place between June 30 June and 16July 2017. Take the great chance to attend the 2 weeks of performances in dance, music, theatre and opera enjoying yourself every night in the most beautiful settings of Spoleto Historic centre! And then the Dance Week in March, the Festival Piano in April, the Opera Season in September and many other cultural events take place all year round.
Spoleto and Umbria: great wines and foods!
Get back in touch with nature!
Hiking and biking Italy’s green heart
If you are a keen walker and biker, you will find in Umbria the ideal area to express your passion. There are plenty of itinerary suitable for all ages: both the amateur and the most exigent hiker here can enjoy the pleasure of walking in an unspoilt nature with gorgeous landscapes in the background.
The Franciscan Trail, the Sibillini Mountains, Trasimeno lake, the Spoleto-Norcia Railway, beautiful Valnerina, Mount Subasio: places you will never forget!
Caving in Umbria
There are many caves in Italy, and the greatest number are to be found in Umbria. Most important places are Monte Cucco, one of the deepest cave systems in the world, and the ‘Avenue of the Great Wells’ – a series of large underground wells regarded by caving enthusiasts as Italy’s most spectacular geological feature.
Rafting along the Nera River
From the easy rafting suitable for families to the fabulous descent of rapids beneath the Marmore falls, you will enjoy the beautiful nature surrounding the Nera and Corno rivers from an unusual viewpoint!
The Ferentillo cliff, just 20 minutes from Spoleto, is one of the most well-known and popular places for rock climbing in Europe; it offers a wide choice of climbing routes for all levels of proficiency, from the beginner to the passionate expert.
Scaling the Ferentillo cliff is everything the free climber could want: as you ascend you have an increasingly impressive view of the Valnerina It is the only point from which the entire valley is visible in all its full and pristine beauty.
Horse riding is the quintessence of a holiday amongst the nature of Umbria.
In the valley or hills, woods or open countryside, horse riding in Umbria will offer you a unique experience that you will never forget.
You will be enjoying this ultimate romantic experience in one of the most beautiful places in the world, admiring the breathtaking landscape of mountains and valleys and the beautiful medieval town of Assisi.
Truffle Hunting in Umbria is an old age tradition. Umbria produces the highest number of black truffles in Italy, whose quality is famous throughout the world. Truffles are an integral part of Umbria’s cuisine, and truffle hunting is an integral part of its culture. You will experience the real thing combing the forests and pastures, following the trained dogs as they hunt, and enjoying a fabulous truffle-based lunch thereafter. A really unique memory!