L'Antico Forziere near Deruta is a country house and restaurant converted from a medieval farmhouse.
It is everything you would want from rural accommodation in Umbria with its sturdy wooden beams, large fireplaces, wide stony arches and rich, green garden and has appeared in Italy's finest Home, Garden and Culinary magazines such as “Case & Country”, “Viaggi e sapori”, “Salute e Beauty”, “Bell'Italia”, “Sale & pepe” and “Voyages”.
The L'Antico Forziere is located in Deruta, the Umbria town famous worldwide for its art ceramics.
Deruta is also an ideal base from where to discover Assisi, Perugia, Todi and Spoleto and the rest of the Valle Umbra, in particular the Strada del Sagrantino where you can taste and purchase the Sagrantino and Rosso di Montefalco wines.
Its strategic position allows you to reach all the most important towns of the region very quickly - Assisi (15 min), Spello (15 min), Perugia (10 min) & Todi (15 min).
ROOMS AND FACILITIES
Guests stay in three suites with independent entrances offering a choice of six rooms. Each room has a private bathroom, cable tv, phone and is air conditioned.
Dont forget the panoramic swimming pool overlooking the wide Tiber valley. When to Go? Why not combine a stay with the following events:
- May - Calendimaggio, Assisi; Open wine cantine, Montefalco, Todi.
- June - Infiorata, Spello.
- July - Two Worlds festival, Spoleto; Umbriajazz, Perugia.
For children not far from the country house you can visit the“Parco del sole”where there are more than 200 kinds of animals, some of them are at risk of extinction.
Otherwise in 15 minutes you can go to the “Città della Domenica”, park inspired to the fairy tales in the countryside or in 50 minutes you can spend your time at the Activo Park in Scheggino.
The roof garden of the country house is another detail which cannot be understated and also the perfect background for lunch and a candlelight dinner.
Find out more about dining at the Restaurant Country House L'Antico Forziere.
WEDDINGS AND EVENTS
If you are looking for an Italian wedding location in Umbria, L'Antico Forziere can also arrange catering for weddings and other special events on site.
Lunches, reception dinners and buffets can all be organised for up to 200 people.
For catholic celebrations, the Madonna dei Bagni Sanctuary is very close and an English speaking priest can also be arranged.