Colfiorito Regional Park
via della Rinascita, 06034 Colfiorito PG, Italy
About Colfiorito Regional Park
Colfiorito is a mountain hamlet in the municipality of Foligno, belonging to the District n. 7 "Annifo - Colfiorito". Colfiorito rises 760 meters above sea level on a plateau of karst- marshy origin. Of the seven plateaus surrounding Colfiorito, which derive from the drying up of lakes, only one still hosts a swamp where rare species of animals can be encountered.
Attractions near Colfiorito Regional Park
The Trinci Palace is a patrician building which is located in the center of Foligno, in Piazza Della Repubblica and is one of the most interesting houses in Late Gothic central Italy. It contains a precious cycle of frescoes from the early fifteenth century, created by Gentile da Fabriano with the collaboration of other artists, and houses the Civic Art Gallery, the Archaeological Museum, and the Multimedia Museum of tournaments, jousting and games.
The Church of Santa Maria Maggiore houses a chapel entirely frescoed by Pintoricchio, commissioned by Troilo Baglioni, between the end of the summer of 1500 and the spring of 1501. In the chapel is the self-portrait of the artist, a sort of provocative response to the self-portrait of another great artist of Perugian painting Pietro Vannucci known as Perugino: Bernardino figure with the face of three quarters, the features hollowed out and almost suffering but proud.
The Subasio is a mountain dell ' Umbria-Marche Apennines, high 1,290 m above sea level, located in Umbria, in the province of Perugia. On its western slopes rise the cities of Assisi and Spello; to the south, one of its borders falls within the territory of Foligno; to the east it is included in the territories of Valtopina and Nocera Umbra; to the north, a system of short ridges dependent on it insists on the territories of Gualdo Tadino, Gubbio and Valfabbrica.
Spello is an Italian town of 8 466 inhabitants in the province of Perugia in Umbria. It is part of the circuit of the most beautiful villages in Italy and boasts the Orange Flag tourist-environmental quality mark, awarded by the Italian Touring Club. The old walled town lies on a regularly NW-SE sloping ridge that eventually meets the plain. From the top of the ridge, Spello commands a good view of the Umbrian plain towards Perugia.
The Monti Sibillini National Park is a national park that protects the natural environment of the mountain massif of the same name, extending between the regions of Marche and Umbria, divided into four provinces and managed by the relevant body based in Visso. It covers an area of approximately 71,437 hectares, on mainly mountainous terrain.
The sanctuary of Macereto is a religious complex that rises to a height of about 1000 meters above sea level on the plateau of the same name on the western side of the Sibillini Mountains, in the municipal area of Visso, in the Marche region. In the vicinity of which once stood the castle of the counts of Fiastra. It was declared a national monument in 1902. It is one of the greatest expressions of Renaissance architecture of the 16th century in the Marche.
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The region of Umbria is in central Italy and is an attractive destination for a low-key, pleasant holiday. It is one of the few Italian regions to have no coastline, and its countryside is green and fertile, much of it wooded and hilly. Umbria is often described as a walkers' paradise.