Visit Umbria

The Bed & amp; Breakfast Piccola paris is located in a favorable position, just 5 km from Spoleto, just 2 km from Campello sul Clitunno, 10 km from Trevi, 40 km from Assisi, 60 km from Perugia.


Spoleto, a picturesque and austere city, with an ancient history, is today one of the main tourist centers of Umbria, as well as for the importance of its archaeological, early medieval and Renaissance monuments, for the interesting cultural events that take place there, such as the prestigious Festival dei Due Mondi. If you are looking for an artistic-cultural-spiritual itinerary, you couldn’t have chosen a better place. From the Roman age to the Middle Ages, from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century, Spoleto offers an artistic and architectural richness like few other cities in Italy: to see the Cathedral and its square, the Rocca and the Ponte delle Torri, Piazza del Mercato, the theater Romano, the churches of San Gregorio, San Pietro and San Ponziano.

Assisi, the city of San Francesco

40 minutes from Spoleto is Assisi, City of San Francesco, one of the capitals of the Catholic religion of the world, a pilgrimage destination all year round.It is known for the Gothic Basilica dedicated to the Saint, on three levels, with frescoes by Giotto and other major Italian masters of the 14th century. To see: the Rocca Maggiore, the Temple of Minerva, the Hermitage of the prisons and the Romanesque church of S. Rufino. Nearby, an excellent place for walking is Mount Subasio. In the first days of May an event not to be missed: the historical re-enactments of the Calendimaggio.

Norcia, the Valnerina and the Sibillini Mountains National Park

The Valnerina is a narrow valley with steep and wooded slopes, where the Nera river flows, characterized by small medieval villages and important abbeys.
Norcia is the gastronomic capital of Umbria, thanks to its cured meats, cheeses and black truffles. But it is also the city of San Benedetto, patron saint of Europe, and is the most important center of the Sibillini National Park. The Castelluccio plateau is one of the most grandiose naturalistic spectacles that Italy can offer and is located at the foot of Monte Vettore; the area is a well-known half for winter sports enthusiasts, while in the summer period wonderful excursions are possible along the paths of the Park.

The Etruscan Perugia

One hour from Spoleto, there is Perugia, the capital of the Umbria region, a city of Etruscan origins located on a hill: here it is worth seeing the historic center, with the Etruscan Arch, and above all Piazza IV Novembre, where, between the Duomo and the monumental Palazzo dei Priori, there is the beautiful Fontana Maggiore. From the Fountain you can walk along the very elegant Corso Vannucci, for an unforgettable and romantic walk.
In July the important Umbria Jazz musical event is held in Perugia with guests of international importance.

Montefalco, on the wine route

30 minutes from Spoleto is Montefalco, a city located on a hill from which we can admire a beautiful 360 degree panorama of Umbria. Its walls date back to the Middle Ages. Noteworthy are the church of S, Agostino and the Pinacoteca di S, Francesco Museum, where you can admire the masterpieces of Benozzo Gozzoli, a Nativity by Perugino and other works by artists of the Umbrian-Tuscan school. Montefalco is also famous for its Sagrantino d.o.c.g., dry and passito wine, one of the most prestigious reds in Italy, obtained with at least 3 years of barrel aging.