Farm Activities

SWIMMING POOL


Our guests can relax in the swimming pool obtained from a natural terrace from which you can enjoy a beautiful view on the surrounding green hills. There is a wide solarium, a shower with hot water and a clothes closet/changing room.

OPEN AIR ACTIVITIES


The Farmhouse buildings are surrounded by green areas with many relax zones where your children or your four-legged friends can play. To enjoy the open air life there is a ping-pong table and a bowling green. The surrounding places offer nice walks or mountain-bike rides (available for free) discovering castles, monasteries, old parish churches spread around the valley.
It is possible to practice naturalistic observation activities (leaf peeping – and animal watching) and in Autumn you can go and find mushrooms and chestnuts. There are many marked naturalistic paths for trekking lovers (maps and the necessary documentation is supplied upon request). At 700m from the farmhouse there is a sports centre with football and five-a-side field, tennis and volley court, bowling green and kinder garden that can be used for free.

CONVIVIAL ROOM


There is a big room above the Inn, with a fireplace and a corner dedicated to children games, here the guests can meet during their spare time. There are paying cards and parlour games. The room is ideal for meetings too.

SPORT FISHING AND ROWING


For sport fishing lovers there is a small artificial lake, very close to the Farmhouse, with some sweet water fish varieties, and during summer it supplies the watering. At few kilometres from the Farmhouse, along the Tiber left edge, there is a fishing competition place where they play also international championships. Always on the Tiber edges, near Umbertide, during the last years it has been created a very beautiful fluvial park, ideal for walking in a unique naturalistic landscape. For kayak or canoe lovers there are different slipways. The “Canoa Club” in Città di Castello offers lessons and the necessary equipment can be hired (Canoa Club – telephone +39/075/8553656 – +39/075/852100).

HORSE RIDING


At 15 kilometres from the Farmhouse there is a riding school where they hire horses for riding and for excursions or you can take lessons with C.O.N.I – F.I.S.E. licensed instructors (Centro Ippico San Pietro – Ivan: +39 340 360 4735  Francesca: +39 329 668 3030 ).

CUISINE COURSES AND FARM TOURS


We organize guided tours in the Farmhouse and cuisine courses (for 6/8 persons minimum) to learn the secrets of Umbria cuisine. The guests will follow the preparation of the dishes offered in the Inn and practise it with the assistance of the chefs.
- One day course: (€ 70 per person) preparation of home-made pastas and filled pastas.
- Two days course: (€ 130 per person) preparation of home-made pastas, roast meats and baked potatoes, cast-iron baking tray cooked cakes.
The price is dinner included.

GOLF


For those who play Golf there are many alternatives near the farmhouse:
- Circolo Golf & Country Club Caldese (6 holes) – Lerchi (PG).
- Antognolla Golf & Country Club (18 holes) – S. Giovanni del Pantano (PG).
- Circolo Golf Perugia (18 holes)- Ellera di Corciano (PG).

BATHS


For those who are looking for a healthy and body care holiday, there is a renowned spa in Città di Castello with sulphurous waters and mud known since the Roman age. (Terme di Fontecchio – telephone +39/075/862851 - Città di Castello).

EDUCATIONAL FARMHOUSE


Fattoria del Cerretino, being a farmhouse, carries out also an educational activity, offering visit tours or daily stays to students groups or to young people groups.
The activities offered aim at passing to the visitors that knowledge about nature, cultivation methods and organic farming, on farming traditions in the preparation of typical and local gastronomic products, aiming at arising the interest in farming culture use, promoting the tourism in a rural environment and making young people aware of the environment respect.
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