Walking and running at Lake Trasimeno
Lake Trasimeno, with its forest and olive grove covered hills is one of Umbria`s most iconic environments. The entire area is crisscrossed with innumerable trails. From ancient roads lined with an abundance of wild blackberry bushes that connect area farms to narrow gravel roads which shoot off to dozens of country churches. Lose yourself an intimate, solitary places full of history and tradition.
Walking around the lake and on the summits of the hills, through ancient woods, in and about villages and hamlets, all offering stunning views of the blue lake and its three islands (Maggiore, Minore, Polvese). Experience the landscape where man has lived in harmony with nature for centuries and fall in love with its friendly and welcoming people.
30 sign-posted walks: For those who desire going for walks on guided paths there are 30 ring walks available, graded according to CAI (Club Alpino Italiano) standards with red/white markings at path intersections. Theyare described in the guidebook «In cammino tra Tevere e Trasimeno», edited by the Comunità Montana Associazione dei Comuni «Trasimeno-Medio Tevere», the Club Alpino Italiano office in Perugia and by «ali&no Editrice», a copy can be purchased at Villa Rey .
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Umbria on foot – Lake Trasimeno