Monterchi, Tuscany, Italy
There are many events in the local area whatever the season. There are food festivals, historical pageants, horse shows, art exhibitions, religious parades and local markets throughout the year, details of which are available at the local tourist office in Monterchi. Useful websites of all the festivals in Tuscany and Umbria throughout the year are:
- Pub/bars, shops and restaurants within 3 miles
- Cycling (need to bring bikes)
For those wishing to be more active read on…
Truffle Hunting & Cookery Courses
There are opportunities to join the Truffle hunters on their dawn hunting trips. There are even special truffle cookery courses available.
Just 10 minutes drive away, just outside the town of Lerchi, this magnificent equestrian centre caters for all standards of horsemanship.
Just opposite the equestrian centre is a golf club which offers holiday membership, with restaurant and spa treatments available.
Situated in the countryside outside Citta di Castello is, Terme di Fontecchio, with peaceful gardens, beauty treatments and a hot thermal pool to swim and relax with jets of warm water to revive oneself.