Discover Umbria, Villages and Places to visit during your stay in Gallano
Umbria is a fascinating region scattered with charming towns surrounded by lush nature. It is the perfect destination to get away from it all and discover hidden wonders as you set off on an amazing adventure. Here are some suggestions to help you get the most out of your experience in Umbria.
Set right in the heart of Italy on a fertile plain of wheat fields, vineyards, and olive groves, Bevagna is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. During your stay at Gallano Resort, you should definitely come explore this unique town. One day will be enough time to fall in love with Bevagna. You will get the feeling that time has never passed as you peacefully meander along its piazzas, alleys, churches, palaces, and bell towers.
Located only 29 kilometers from Gallano, Montefalco is a delightful hill town surrounded by lovely vineyards and olive groves with a sweeping view across the Umbrian Valley. Thanks to its lofty position, the town is also known as the “Balcony of Umbria”.Montefalco is widely known as the town of Sagrantino DOCG, an excellent red wine famous for its aroma of red fruits and cinnamon with earthy notes, as well as the Montefalco DOCG: two wine excellences that you will definitely get to taste during your stay at Gallano Resort.
Gallano Resort is set in an ancient medieval village dominated by a fortified monastery with imposing walls, and it is conveniently situated only 27 kilometers from the Resort is the most spiritual and fascinating town of Umbria, Assisi, the hometown of Saint Francis, patron saint of Italy. Being so close to Assisi, Gallano Resort makes a perfect place to stay at and to come back to for a relaxing evening in its pools or for a delicious tasting of traditional Umbrian dishes in its restaurant.
While staying at Gallano Resort, a trip to Spello is really worth considering. Nestled on a slope of Monte Subasio, Spello was constructed from the local limestone, which takes on a lovely pinkish hue around sunset. Perfect to explore in half a day, Spello is located only 17 kilometers from Gallano and is conveniently close to other lovely destinations, such as Collepino, Assisi, Perugia, Rasiglia, and other surrounding towns.
Located only 39 kilometers from Gallano Resort, Spoleto stands on top of the hill of Sant’Elia, at the foot of the Monteluco mountain. The millennia-old historic center of Spoleto is filled to the brim with art and history. You will probably want to spend a day here exploring the main sights, whether it be by walking up and down the hill or climbing the escalators all the way up to the upper town.
A little over 40 kilometers from Gallano Resort, you find Perugia, the capital city of Umbria. It is the ideal destination if you are looking to spend a day enjoying the slow pace of life in a city that still looks like a fortified medieval town. Full of artistic and architectural beauty, the historic center of Perugia encompasses over 2500 years of history. Home to a university that attracts students from all over the world, the city has also become an international community.