At the Residence...
Interiors, the swimming pool, the wide outer spaces of Pettinaro and the lush fields that surround it offer thousands of relax and leisure possibilities, in the magic atmosphere that only the “Green Heart of Italy” pure nature can offer.

Relax in the swimming pool
In the wonderful swimming pool of Residence Pettinaro you can spend pleasant day in complete quiet and tranquillity. It is a reserved space, which is ideal for children, too, who can freely play in the smooth and shaded garden all around. You can interchange a relaxing swimming with sport and leisure moments, thanks to the ping pong table and all the activities you can do in the garden. In the swimming pool area there is a gazebo and it is perfect for al fresco dinners: guests can use the barbecue to prepare tasty grills.
Walking along the Tiber
The Residence is situated inside the Fluvial Park of the Tiber and it is crossed by an amazing itinerary that runs along the river: a flat path with lovely wood small bridges and several shaded parts. The itinerary, perfectly accessible and ideal both for jogging and for relaxing walks, is suitable for children, as well, who can admire the varied flora that surrounds the river.
Parties and dinners all together
In every season, with a small extra to the price of the stay, the guests of Residence Pettinaro can use the Salone delle Farfalle, a broad and cosy room near the swimming pool and equipped with a patio: a perfect place for parties and convivial dinners.

Pettinaro suggests...
Residence Pettinaro advices for its guests some pleasant activities that can be done in the territory, by looking for the best among what the Upper Tiber can offer. Pettinaro identifies and advices the holiday farm, the farm, the restaurant, the winery, the sport centre and the wellness centre to enrich the experience of its guests, and to dedicate to them a wide range of possibilities. Below, some of the activities not to lose...*

Face to face with the alpaca: a leap in the world of the biological textile industry
Less than 15 minutes far from Residence Pettinaro, in the hearth of the Niccone Valley, there is a place where you can know a really fun animal: the alpaca. Our friends of the Farm Maridiana Alpaca are the first in Italy to have bred a large number of alpaca and angora goats for fibre production. The owners introduce their guests in the magic universe of this tame playmate that children in particular love so much. At Maridiana there is a small store where you can see first-hand and purchase original items and accessories made of alpaca and mohair textile, which are handcrafted made and exclusively using the soft and warm fabric from the animals bred in the farm. Upon request Maridiana organizes basic courses on spinning, weaving and felt.
Info and costs:
Maridiana Alpaca
Fraz. Niccone, 173 - Umbertide (Perugia)
+39 075 9410776 / +39 335 1570202 / /
Discovering the winery
Umbria is a region of small but precious productions: a region where tradition and authenticity meet each other to make high quality products. Clearly, one of these is the wine. The Donini Winery is a reference point for Pettinaro, and it has been representing an excellence in the Upper Tiber Valley since 1921. Donini offers tasting experiences of its several wines, with the possibility of visiting the historical winery and the traditional store. Residence Pettinaro’s guests enjoy a 10% discount on the products on sale: they only need to show up a coupon or a brochure from the Residence.
Vini Donini
Via Nestoro, 59 - Fraz. Verna - Umbertide (Perugia)
+39 075 9410330 / /
Umbrian tastes
In the main square of Montone, a small medieval hamlet close to Residence Pettinaro, the restaurant L’Antica Osteria offers the authentic soul of the traditional Umbrian cuisine. Pasta, cold cuts, cheeses, mushrooms, truffles, and excellent meats represent the specialties of this lovely place. Every dish is matched with fine wines: more than 200 labels enrich the exclusive winery. The structure, organized in more floors, has broad and bright rooms, which are private and cosy. Moreover, the upper room has a panoramic view on the green Umbrian valleys. In spring and summer, the restaurant has also an al fresco area, with tables in the nice small square. An absolutely recommended restaurant, for people who want to discover and experienced the authentic Italian, and Umbrian in particular, culinary art.
Info and reservations:
Ristorante L'Antica Osteria
Piazza Fortebraccio, 5/6 - Montone (Perugia)
+39 075 9306271 / +39 339 5381860 / /
A day by horse
In the green of the Carpina Valley, few minute far from Residence Pettinaro, our friends of the A.S.D. Sport Equestri Valle dal Carpina (National Sport affiliated association) propose excursions by horse in a territory rich in nature, history and monuments. Across the gentle hills of Montone and Pietralunga, the most expert riders will be able to take on unforgettable itineraries with a professional expert equestrian guide, who knows all the Upper Umbrian paths. For beginner people, also really young ones, the Association suggests pleasant lessons at the riding school and introductive courses. Every kind of activities need a small insurance, which is possible to stipulate by contacting the A.S.D. Valle del Carpina by midnight of the day before the activities.
Info e costi:
A.S.D. Sport Equestri Valle del Carpina
Via Case sparse, 29 - Montone (Perugia)
+39 348 0130268 / /
Adventure on the Tiber
At the Canoa Club Città di Castello, few km far from Residence Pettinaro, the experts of AquaMove offer several activities on the river Tiber: from the guided descent by canoes to real courses with instructors, up to canoe rent with the possibility of autonomous round tours (for the most expert people). Upon request, and upon agreement with the group AquaMove, Residence Pettinaro offers to its guests an exclusive excursion: from the Canoa Club in Città di Castello, it is possible to go down on the Tiber following a path of 3 hours, up to reaching Promano, by docking on the bank in front of the Residence. Considering the high level of accessibility and the preparation of the AquaMove experts, the Canoa Club activities are ideal also for families, always taking into consideration the preparation of the user.
Info, costs and reservation:
Piazza Porta San Florido - Città di Castello (Perugia) - c/o Canoa Club Città di Castello
+39 075 8553656 / +39 328 4927873 / /
Discovering the Upper Tiber by bike
Exploring the Upper Tiber by bike by covering the paths that characterize this territory. In San Giustino, a small hamlet near Città di Castello and few km far from Residence Pettinaro, Rainbow – Sport ed Avventura in Altotevere offers exciting guided excursions by mountain bike, which can vary from the light touristic route to more technical and demanding exits. Rainbow offers activities for both people who have their own bikes and for those who want to rent them by benefit from the proposed guided tours. Upon request, Rainbow does rent and transportation services of the bikes to the Residence: specialized guides accompany Pettinaro’s guests, adults and children, to the discovery of the surrounding territory, by guaranteeing complete and constant technical assistance.
Info, costs and reservations:
Rainbow - Sport ed Avventura in Altotevere
Via degli Alfieri, 6 - San Giustino (Perugia) - c/o Centro Sportivo Peter Pan
+39 342 1012692 / /
A relaxing break
Near the old town centre of Città di Castello, 10 minute far from Residence Pettinaro, the wellness centre Beauty Zone & SPA offers unforgettable relaxing moments. The centre, characterized by cosy spaces and a warm atmosphere that seems surreal, proposes a wellness itinerary with several services: Turkish bath, sauna, multi-sensorial shower, Jacuzzi, inner and outer relax area. Beauty Zone & SPA is the perfect place for people who love interchanging dynamics activities with relax, especially during the winter. Beyond the wellness itinerary, this structure (as it is aesthetical centre, too) offers further different services such as manicure, pedicure, electro-epilation, personalized visage treatments and many other things.
Info, costs and reservations:
Beauty Zone & SPA
Via G. di Vittorio, 2/b - Città di Castello (Perugia)
+39 075 8552390 /
* All the activities advised by Residence Pettinaro, done outside the structure and/or in accordance with the Residence, have specific and variable prices according to their typology. These costs, as well as those of services and products sold in the various visited structures, are not included in the price of the stay. Pettinaro makes available for its guests a shuttle bus service for the advised exits and activities: the price might vary according to the distance and the number of persons.