Sitting on a hillside above the Tiber Valley, Pietralunga is a pretty place of stone streets and green countryside. While it likely dates to the Etruscan Age,the Romans left a number of beautiful villas scattered about town, which is mainly medieval in character.
The quiet town still preserves the medieval walls surrounding the old town center, entirely intact. The dominating feature is the Rocca Longobarda, a stronghold built during the VIII century.
Cooking Class with Mama
Learn a few tricks and tips of Italian cuisine from these local legends.
Cycling Around Pietralunga
Grab a couple of our bikes and cycle around the hills of Umbria
Sample wines and pair them up with the local foods such as truffles and potatoes.
The old city centre of Pietralunga stands out in particular because of the the remains of the fortress, built in Lombard times around the 8th century.
Parish Church of Santa Maria
Dating from the 7th -8th centuries. The church has a single nave with large ridges supporting ogival vaults.
Pietralunga also offers other local specialities such as salami and various cheeses, the “cappelletti”, the so-called “Torciglione”, and legumes such as lentils and grass peas.
Pietralunga is known for its culinary products, especially its truffles and white potatoes that are cultivated here. Be sure to stop and enjoy a locally-prepared lunch while you're in the area.
Outside the Home
Caidominici is set in a completely tranquil valley where your closest neighbours are the native deer. The local village of Pietralunga is 10 minutes away...here you will find shops for all you day-to-day needs and a few rustic, but delicious, restaurants.
Perugia is an Italian city and the capital of the Umbria region. It’s known for its defensive walls around the historic center. 1 hour drive
Citta di Castello
Historic palaces, museums of great artists, good food including the precious white truffle and many events. 40 min drive
Stroll brick-paved streets and admire balconies draped with colourful flowers; discover nature, medieval art and tradition. 30 min drive
The village of towers and palaces that rises from the Apennine mountains, birthplace of Piedro Della Francesca. 50 min drive
The hilltop Arezzo Cathedral features painted vaulted ceilings and a 15th-century fresco of Mary Magdalene by Piero della Francesca. 90 min drive
Distinguished by its medieval brick buildings. The fan-shaped central square, Piazza del Campo, is the site of the Palazzo Pubblico, the Gothic town hall, and Torre del Mangia. 2 hour drive
Montone is beautiful at sunset and we love visiting Citta Di Castello for their local markets.