OIL & WINE TASTING
The area of Collazzone is rich of wine producers.
The most famous red wine, Sagrantino, is produced in Montefalco, which is 30/40 minutes away from the villa Contessa Matilde. The most appreciated white wine is Trebbiano Spoletino and the most typical white wine is Grechetto and they are produces in most areas of the Umbria region.
In the Montefalco area all wineriesoffer wine tastings.
To name just few of them: Scacciadiavoli, Tabarrini, Adanti.
You can find their contacts in the internet and it is better to book your wine tasting in advance as they are usually very busy.
However if you wish to remain in the area closer to the villa and avoid long driving you have the choise between 2 producers that are just 15 minutes away.
LA SEGRETA: They produce mostly red wines including Sagrantino and Sangiovese.
They can organize a nice tasting with food snacks.
The other local producer is CANTINA BALDASSARRI: they also offer reds and whites. They are owned by a local family and in addition to the wines they offer prosciutto, salami and sausages of their own production.
For the oil tasting and purchasing we suggest the FRANTOIO FRATINI which you can also find in the property guide in the BUY LOCAL section. Frantoio is the italian word for OIL MILL. They are totally devoted to the production of olive oil. They offer tasting of their several varieties of olive oil matched with food snacks. They can also organize bespoke dinners and lunches in their charming location.
Booking in advance is suggested for all of them.
WHAT TO DO for kids and grown up
Short visits within 30/40 MINUTES DRIVE FROM THE VILLA.
The historical and very well-known Factory of the Perugina Chocolate can be visited on a guided tour. At the end of the tour, it possible to taste and buy their products. For chocolate lovers of any age. Reservation is required prior to the visit. Please go to the Perugina site to book online.
It is a petrified forest dating 3 million years ago. It is 40 minutes away from the Villa. Just take the motorway, direction south to Terni and take the Dunarobba exit.
A Roman Villa from the 1st century after Christ. The beautiful mosaics brought to light with a skillful excavation work. A shop where you can buy games and souvenirs that are worth a visit.
ASSISI: Giotto’s frescoes and the tomb of San Francesco. Just 30 minutes away from the Villa, they are definitely worth a visit with the town of Assisi. We can suggest a tour guide upon request.