Medieval Abbey near Orvieto
This Hotel has been built inside the antique medieval Abbey which was erected in the 6th century.
This imposing building is belonging since two centuries to the Counts Fiumi di Sterpeto,descended from Saint Claire of Assisi; this noble Umbrian family has been restoring during the recent years the original Abbey, by keeping its original structure intact and creating a residential Hotel and Restaurant of exceptional level and charme that the Counts Fiumi directly manage.
It is the perfect location for those who are wishing to enjoy an unforgettable stay within walls so rich of history, surrounded by the green of the Umbrian hills, among olive trees and rows of vines.
The complex, besides the 18 rooms and 9 suites with antique family furniture and equipped with all comforts of modern technology, the wide park, the swimming-pool and tennis-court, offers the guests an excellent cuisine of Umbrian tradition made personalized by the Chef Nicola Baiocco in the welcoming restaurant halls with vaulted roofs and tufa arches.
A wedding reception hall has been realized inside the Oratory of the Crucifix with its dramatic fresco of the Crucifixion and the moving Christo Patients and the Capitular Hall hosts receptions, celebrations, gastronomic events, musical happenings.
Inside the antique magnificent Romanesque Church of 12th century enriched by a a precious mosaic floor in pure Cosmati work religious and wedding ceremonies can be celebrated in the magical suggestion and spirituality of the venue.
- It is located 2 km from the centre of Orvieto and can be reached both by the main Italian highway
- A1 Rome-Florence-Milan (exit Orvieto) and by railway (Orvieto railway station).
- Airports: Rome Fiumicino (1 hour)
- Airports: Perugia S. Egidio (1 hr)