Lake Trasimeno, the natural paradise, located in the green heart of Umbria, is the first spot of your trip today! Charming white water lilies, wild ducks, cormorants and as the background – sunflower and corn fields, vineyards and olive groves… Relax and relish every moment of tranquility on Trasimeno Lake and enjoy its breathtaking views!
We will departure from Castiglione del Lago to cross the Lake by ferry and reach Isola Maggiore, covered with olive trees and an abundance of rabbits. Step off the ferry into the incredible world of the small medieval fishing village, where, it is said Saint Francis stayed during lent in the year 1211. While on the island you will visit a 12th century Church of St. Michael the Archangel located on the top of the hill, and you will be enthralled by the views across the lake and captivated by the island’s serenity.
Once back in Castiglione del Lago, you will enjoy the town and its small local shops. Don’t miss the Corgna Palace with its fantastic Renaissance frescoes! And walking through the secret Medieval passages of the Fortress of the Lion check out the views over the lake from the loopholes!
Please, note: we can arrange the private transfer from the city you are staying in to the excursion point! Let us know!
Castiglione del Lago
the Corgna Palace