Corciano is a village in Umbria nearby Perugia.

16 things to do

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Hotel el Patio

The friendly atmosphere and warm hospitality, and the peacefulness conveyed by its environment, distinguish Hotel El Patio. Its delicious cuisine, the sunset colours and the quietness of the countryside, are the ideal setting for a pleasant and relaxing stay in the Umbrian hills. The central position of the hotel, a few kilometres from the charming medieval town Corciano, enables guests to reach the most beautiful towns in Umbria within short time

Restaurant Cornaletto

The restaurant "Cornaletto" boasts a forty-year experience in catering giving its guests the chance to taste dishes of the best Italian and Local Cuisine: starters, pasta, meat, cakes served according to set menus or à la carte options. Special care is given to the selection of raw materials with priority to small local products, such as for instance the “Fagiolina del Trasimeno” (French beans) used for soups, salads or as a base for stuffing...

Il presepe

Throughout the month of December the community of Corciano presents a town-wide Nativity. Life-size statutes created by local artists and community members recreate the Nativity in the setting of the Medieval city with many tableaux ranging from artisan workshops and towns people, to of course the stable of the Nativity.

DO   —  Corciano

Pane in Piazza

At the end of June, Corciano celebrates its traditional food festival, or "sagra". Celebrating the traditional importance of bread in local culture, the festival showcases many different types of local bread, with opportunities for learning, making and eating not only traditional bread but many traditional dishes.

DO   —  Map

Palazzo Municipale

The Palazzo Municipale, today the seat of the government of the Commune of Corciano, was constructed in the 16th century by the dukes of the Della Corgna family to consolidate Perugia's power over the formerly independent city. Some rooms are open to the public and include 16th century frescoed ceilings.

SEE   —  Map

Ristorante Il Convento

Nice trattoria/restaurant underneath an old convent, which is in the process of being converted into a hotel. On weekends they serve pizza, which is excellent.

Santa Maria Assunta

is a 13th-century church. Inside are two important works of art, the ''Gonfalone'' (a long flag) by Bonfigli (1472) and the ''Assunta'' by Perugino (1513).

SEE   —  in Piazza Coragino

Filippo Protani Violins

A workshop providing custom-built fine violins, violas and violoncelli, as well as repairs and restoration for instruments of the violin family .

L'Arte del Gelato Bar Gelateria

Traditional bar and gelateria located on one of the main squares of Corciano. Featuring home made ice cream and creative flavors.

Church of Saint Francesco

is a Gothic church that contains several works of art, including a crucifix from the fifth Century.

SEE   —  Via del Serraglio

Hotel Colle della Trinitá Perugia

The Hotel Colle della Trinitá is a four star hotel with large bedrooms and a swimming pool.

Piazza Coragino

is in the center of the city. It has a much-admired well from the 16th Century.

SEE   —  Map

Le Gorghe di Valmarino

Restored farm house. Horse Riding, free wi-fi

About Corciano

Corciano is between Perugia and Lake Trasimeno. It was originally Etruscan and then fell under Roman influence, when it became an important agricultural area. In the Middle Ages its good fortifications made it a prized asset and it was much fought over.

Source: wikivoyage