The renaissance period was very flourishing for this town, which allowed it to adorn itself with characteristic buildings and prestigious works of art. Francesco, you gain access to the Corso Cardinale Rotelli, the main street of the historic centre.
You may also admire a very precious collection of maiolica dating back to th 17th and 18th centuries.
The fortified part of the town is siuated between the middle of the Tiber valley and that of the Umbrian valley.
Here, the cultivation of the vine is an ancient art as is evidenced by the testimonial of archeologicals finds, and by a sketch dating back to the 14th century.
The zone is characterized by agriculture, consisting in the coltivation of various food-stuffs, and by craftsmanship, above all, the pottery trade.
The Museum of Wine is the most qualified in all of Italy, with its collections of tecnical instruments, prints dating back to various times, specialized craftsmanship and folkloristic documents.
CORCIANO According to an ancient legend, Corciano owes it name and its origins to Coragino, mythical friend of Ulysses.Its Etruscan-Roman origins are documented from the discovery of a small etruscan necropolis and from numerous finds located at its municipal offices.In 1242 Corciano was a free city, although very closely related to the nearby and dominant city of Perugia.MONTEFALCO Montefalco, which is placed in a dominating position looking down on the valleys of the Topino and the Clitunno rivers, offers the viewer of a sweeping panorama of the Umbrian countryside.The buildings inside the ancient town walls which are definitely worth visiting are, without doubt, the Town Hall, which dates back to the 13th century, as does the church of St. Bartholomew with the Portal of Frederick II (1244) to be found near-by and the church of St.Chiara where, inside, you’ll discover paintings by the Umbrian school.