Umbria, the small rural region in Italy’s central heartland known for its rolling verdant landscape covered with silvery olive groves and orderly vineyards and dotted with picture-perfect Medieval hill towns, is often overshadowed by its famous neighbor to the north, Tuscany. But this understated corner of the Bel Paese is a favorite among travelers in the know, who love its absence of mass tourism and authentic hospitality. Whether you are planning your first trip to Italy or have visited multiple […]
I’m afraid it’s official, the festivities are now over but we have for you the happier news that if you book your holiday before the 31st of January we’ll throw in: a Special Discount on your reservation A welcome hamper with our farms produce (extra virgin olive oil, 3 kind of honey, fresh vegetables) and a selection of Umbria delicacies A selection of the best Umbrian white & red wines Perugia Museo cards: each card allows 1 adult + 1 […]
The feast of St Francis of Assisi is celebrated on October 4 worldwide annually to remember the life of St Francis, the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and the environment. For two days, starting on October 3, the town of Assisi is illuminated by oil lamps burning consecrated oil brought from a different Italian town each year. Solemn religious services are held in the Basilica of St Francis and in the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Children bring their […]
La Dolce Villa – Umbria Castello di Bagnara ➤ LOCATION Within the Tenuta di Bagnara estate and reserve, near the Tuscan border.
Today Perugia celebrates one of its patron saints – Saint Constantius (also known as Costantius, Constance or Costanzo) (died c. 170 AD). Local tradition makes him the first Bishop of Perugia. This tradition states that he became the first bishop of the city at the age of 30. He was active in evangelism and care for the poor.
Spring is the perfect time to visit Umbria and Tuscany, when nature stirs from its winter-long siesta. Gorgeous medieval feasts, antiques markets, an annual religious festival with stunning floral designs and a superb rural food fair are just some of the treasures you’ll find this Spring. Look at our list of Umbria & Tuscany nearby events and get inspired. All of them take place between 20 and 90 minutes driving distance from Le Torri di Bagnara.
At Le Torri di Bagnara we are pioneers of handmade hospitality. We’ve learned that the finest homes are made with love and labour, crafted and cared for by their owners. So our luxury vacation villa-castles were renovated to enjoy as an exclusive Umbria & Tuscany vacation resort. The result is that our holiday homes are designed perfectly for large, diverse family reunions, destination weddings or corporate groups. But handmade hospitality isn’t just about the finest homes. We know what counts – a friendly […]
We, along with the rest of the world, are shocked and saddened by the unspeakable attacks in Paris, a city everyone loves so dearly. In moments of tragedy, we feel powerless to help. But we’re not. Engaging with the world is the only way to make it a better and more loving place. Paris, we love you.
Treat yourself to an unforgettable Autumn day with truffle hunting in Umbria, across the beautiful 1,500-acre Bagnara Estate. Enjoy a relaxing, enjoyable, and absolutely unique morning with a local hunter and his expert dog. The Bagnara Estate’s forests, made up of beech and oak trees, are rich in the famous Umbrian black truffles of both the winter and summer varieties. There are amazing views to be had in every direction as you stroll the countryside.
Fresh vegetables, the famous “Chianina” veal meat (it’s the one famous for the T-bone steak), extra virgin olive oil, black truffles, Porcini mushrooms, wild asparagus, fresh eggs, pure honey. All products of our farm to be enjoyed with the doc red and white wines from our Tuscan vineyards.