Waters with shades of green and blue surrounded by gentle hills covered with silver green olive trees along with the special glow at sunset, the glittering lake in the sunshine would be enough to visit this area of Umbria, but Lake Trasimeno has much more to offer you.
Isola Maggiore with its fisherman village and country paths amid olive grows , the spot where St. Francis spend the 40 days of fast before Easter, can be easily reached after a short and pleasent ferry ride .
All around the lake the 5 villages which rule on it, are simply stunning each one in its own way, Take your time for a visit to
Castiglione del Lago, the largest village of the area with its magnificent and totally frescoed Palazzo della Corgna along with the casle that gives the name to the village proceed to the wonderful walled hamlet of Panicale and its stunning fresco by Perugino as well as its perfectly preserved Medieval layout, Stop and eat some of the typical dishes of the lake or just sit to taste the delicate olive oil produced here and the fagiolina little black eye beans. Go ahead to
the Castlel of the Malta Knights near Magione or reach the the lakeside of Passignano with its pleasent cafes overlooking the lake and its islands to Tuoro and place where Hannibal defeated the Romans and you will soon fall under the spell of this lake.

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