Attractions to explore nearby Lago Trasimeno - With photos & details

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Attractions to explore nearby Lago Trasimeno

Lago TrasimenoLago Trasimeno, Province of Perugia, Italy

The Trasimeno Lake is a tectonic lake in the province of Perugia, in the region Umbria, it has an area of 128 km², the largest lake of ' central Italy, fourth among Italian lakes after the Lake Como; this extension is flanked by a scarce depth, which makes it classified as a laminar lake.  The hills around the lake are the area of ​​production of the wine called Colli del Trasimeno.

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Rocca del Leone3.17 KMs away from Lago Trasimeno

The Rocca del Leone, or medieval fortress, is an interesting irregular pentagonal structure, dominated by a triangular tower 39 meters high; at the corners, four towers fortify the crenelated walls. The fort is located in Castiglione del Lago, in Umbria, on the shores of Lake Trasimeno.  The real fortress is constituted by the extreme appendage of the bulwark that encloses the small peninsula on the Trasimeno. The male exercised careful surveillance activities on the lake and the neighboring lan

Palazzo della Corgna3.33 KMs away from Lago Trasimeno

The Palazzo della Corgna, also known as the ducal palace, is located near the Rocca del Leone and was the main residence of the della Corgna family who ruled the marquisate of Castiglione del Lago from 1563 to 1647, then duchy from 1617. Conceived as a small "palace", it was separated from the town and surrounded by a flourishing garden, celebrated by the court poet Cesare Caporali and by the political adviser Scipione Tolomei.

Isola Polvese3.88 KMs away from Lago Trasimeno

The Polvese island is the largest of the three existing in Lake Trasimeno, in Umbria. Used as a scientific-educational park, it is owned by the province of Perugia.  Mainly based on fishing in the past centuries, now the island lives above all on environmental tourism. In fact, the presence of a small beach and areas equipped for outdoor snacks, as well as a restaurant, attract a large number of tourists during the summer.

Isola Maggiore5.14 KMs away from Lago Trasimeno

L ' Isola Maggiore is one of three natural islands of the Lake Trasimeno in Umbria. Administratively, it is a fraction of the municipality of Tuoro Sul Trasimeno in the province of Perugia. It has 15 inhabitants and has an area of ​​24 hectares, enclosed in a perimeter of 2 km. The coast of the island is located at 258 m  asl, while the summit reaches the level of 309 m.