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Paciano Holidays

Paciano is a small hill top town retaining its appearance as a medieval castle. Paciano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria. It is located about 30 km southwest of Perugia, just 6Kms from Lake Trasimeno. According to the records, Paciano had a population of 974 as on 31st December 2004 and an area of 16.8 sq kms. This is a sleepy town that offers peace, tranquillity and charming authenticity. Paciano gives a true sense of relaxation and comfort, in a stunning location, surrounded by its original fortified walls and the town remains well-preserved with some of its ancient castle. Holidays in Paciano gives the chance to explore this delightful place, with its narrow streets and alleys home to palaces and numerous churches. From its hilltop position, the town looks out over the valley below, with spectacular views out across to Lake Trasimeno and its shores.

Paciano’s economy is still based on agriculture, or more specifically, on the production of olive oil; the main source of income here is olive oil.  Paciano has its share of history, art and good food to boast about, together with all services and shops needed to make it self-sufficient. The natural setting boasts stunning countryside, full of lush forests, rolling hills, verdant olive groves, and charming medieval villages. Golf, tennis and clay pigeon shooting are all available within the area, many villas and farmhouses have swimming pools and tourist can enjoy horse riding through local schools and stables. One can take the area’s best wine tours and get the chance to sample some of the finest vintages in Paciano, as well as the town's famous olive oil, which boasts an enviable reputation. Winter visitors can also take part in the town's December Olive Oil Festival.

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Paciano Holidays

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