A village steeped in history, perhaps the most famous visitor to tiny Tuoro Sul Trasimeno has been Hannibal who defeated the mighty Roman army on a battlefield outside the village in 217 BC. To this day, bones and artifacts are discovered around the village and the serene Lake Trasimeno. The lake itself is an oasis of peace and tranquility and also offers a range of activities, whether you enjoy water, or countryside pursuits.View villas in Tuoro Sul Trasimeno
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The narrow streets of the town centre behold a handful of local restaurants, bars and cafes to discover.
Hosting a small but pleasant collection of flumes and swimming pools, the Tavernelle Aquapark is a great place to visit for all ages and is just a forty minute drive from the resort of Tuoro Sul Trasimeno. There are areas for toddlers and loungers for adults, located in between the brightly coloured twisting and turning tubes. There are toilets and places to have a snack on site.
Why not spend a day exploring Umbria's capital, and largest city, Perugia. The city boasts a large number of museums, galleries, churches, palaces and its Duomo to keep the whole family occupied. Some sights include the Palazzo dei priori, the Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Church of Saint 'Angelo and Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria to name a few. Perugia also offers a wide choice of restaurants, bars, cafeterias and gelaterias and the city has a relaxed yet lively nightlife. Each year Perugia plays host to Umbria Jazz, Europe’s top jazz festival featuring concerts and live performances by many famous acts.
The Campo del Sole is a modern sculpture park near the town on the old battle sites where the Carthaginians fought the Romans. There are maps and information points along the trial.
PERUGINA CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Taste the famous chocolate from its recognisable shiny blue wrapper, the Perugina Baci, straight from the factory it is produced from. Located a 15 minute drive from the centre of Perugia, the factory also has a museum and a gift shop, however pre-booking for a place in the English speaking tour is highly recommended.