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Amazing restored apartments in Montafalco's historic centre - Melanzio

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights




Enter by a gracious small courtyard in the heart of the medieval village of Montefalco just off the main piazza. A beautifully renovated apartment around the edge of the courtyard with it's own private entrance. Named after the local artist Francesco Melanzio, the apartment has one double bedroom and one twin bedroom, with private bathrooms, kitchen and living room.

A cosy downstairs living room kitchen combined has a comfortable bench seat along on side of the room and a large glass dining table able to seat 6.

The main bedroom is on the middle level with an ensuite bathroom.

The attic level has two single beds and a small bathroom.

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About the property

In the heart of the medieval village of Montefalco in Umbria

The complex of three apartments is set in the heart of the medieval village of Montefalco in Umbria. You enter the beautifully renovated apartments through a private entrance reached after crossing the small central courtyard which is shared with the three Arco Romanico apartments. The convenient location, within the city walls of Montefalco, allows visitors to experience both the historic and artistic atmosphere that characterises the site with ample views of the valley below. From the peacefulness of the town, which is also known as the 'Balcony of Umbria', to the splendid tours of cities such as Perugia, Assisi, Foligno, Bevagna, Spello, Trevi and Spoleto, l'Arco Romanico offers visitors the chance to be in the historical centre of Montefalco and, at the same time, a pleasant place to stay while exploring the surrounding area.

In Montefalco, also, very interesting the production of extra virgin olive oil, pecorino cheese, truffles, ricotta, and mountain cereals such as farro and roveja. And more Wild Foods Adventure: an authentic and unforgettable Umbrian experience including local cuisine, language, amazing landscapes, traditional culture, loads of wine and much more! Visit and

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Micaela Dickmann or Francesco de Petra
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

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30% advanced payment at the booking; 70% two months before the rental period.
Negotiable monthly rates. Negotiable week-end. Final clean euro 50.


Montefalco Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The bathrooms are near the bedrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • In the two bedrooms you can find old furniture of the 19th century. The doors are, also, old. In all rooms the floors are in 'cotto' hand-made. In the main bedroom is conserved and restored an old fire.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
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average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
Boulder, Co

Cozy Apartment in a Beautiful Town

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in the Melanzio apartment!

The town is great. Quiet, friendly people and GREAT food. The restaurants are spectacular. We did cook a lovely meal in our kitchen one night. (The grocery is just outside the walls and very convenient. Also, there are small markets just for meat and cheese which are great for snacks and 'happy hour' at home.) We had everything we needed. There were also plenty of pillows and blankets and the heaters work very well.

Our host Natalia was always around if we had questions. We actually ran into her a few times during our stay and she was very helpful. My husband speaks a little Italian and she speaks a little English so we were able to understand each other well enough. Francesco, who we spoke with on the phone a few times, was very helpful as well.

If you can't do stairs or have little ones who aren't ready for stairs, I recommend trying one of the other 2 apartments in this villa. They can be a little treturous if you aren't paying attention. Also, if you are driving there (which is recommended) you need not worry about parking as there is a spot for you just around the corner from the front door to the courtyard. (But pay attention to signs, there are many one-ways and watch out for kids, animals and the occasional tourist who wanders into the middle of the road.)

We fully intend to visit again during a warmer season and take more advantage to the garden area and the pool!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Haley for your kind words. I am very glad to know you had a good stay in Montefalco with its restaurants and small markets for the "happy hours" at home. Surely you have to return in the summer time to live more the garden and our pool. Have a good time home and ciao from Natalia and me. Ciao, Francesco.
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Boston, Ma. USA

Italy Family Vacation 2014

  • 5 of 5

My wife and our 2 teenage boys stayed in the Melanzio unit. We can't say enough about the property and Montafalco. An absolutely charming medieval village on a stand alone hill top. Very close to many other villages and a town to buy groceries. During August, the Festival de Montefalco is going on and you can hear some reveling going on but that's half the fun. Really wonderful trip and the apartment was big enough for our family. The pool was perfect at the end of the day!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are very happy to know how well you have past your time in Montefalco and in Melanzio apartment. This is something really let us be proud about our work and our properties. Thank you, hooping you will have again some of your holidays with us. A lot of CIAO from Montefalco and the apartments of the ARCO ROMANICO! Best regards, Micaela and Francesco.
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A beautiful location in a beautiful Umbrian town

  • 5 of 5

The town of Montefalco is a lively town that is not overrun by tourists but has all the shops, cafés & restaurants that we needed for our visit.

The house was as described in the website and the kitchen was well equipped. The wifi connection in Melanzio was weak (the modem is in another apartment, we think) but that is just more of an excuse to make use of the lovely garden and pool. The small pool was perfect for cooling off in after a day exploring the towns and countryside of Umbria.

In summary, a perfect house only 100m from the town square in a lovely old town.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central Otago, New Zealand

Beautifully Restored and Presented

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Melanzio recently and found the apartment charming. The living area was cool in the heat, and well appointed. The owner was very pleasant to deal with, and responded to some minor requests immediately. It was a couple of minutes' walk to the piazza with its bars, ristorantes, churches and shops.The apartment has a wonderful courtyard area with a good sized lap pool for cooling off in the July heat. With just three apartments sharing this outdoor area (the photos don't do it justice) there is plenty of space to read a book quietly on one's own, but the opportunity is there to socialise with others if desired. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend the apartment complex as a great choice.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


  • 5 of 5

In March of 2009 my husband and I stayed six nights in this wonderful apartment in the heart of Montefalco. It was in a wonderful location for day trips and it was a terrific home base. We fell in love with the area and appreciated the kindness and flexibility of the owner, Vitteu. The apartment was very clean and well represented online. It has a beautiful ambiance and you can enjoy simply relaxing inside or walking about the town, never far from your home away from home. There were several enotechs only minutes away by foot and also a wonderful little grocer which we frequented to buy vegetables and meat for our dinners. There are also several cafes close by which we frequented on a daily basis. If you get a chance, we also highly recommend an experience with the "Montefalco Mob" which made our trip. We would not hesitate to stay here again and hope you get to experience the charm of the town and apartment (and Vitteu!).

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2009
  • Stayed: March 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beau de loin, mais loin d'être beau

  • 2 of 5

Appartement qui pourrait être très agréable s'il avait été bien pensé, conçu et rénové. Ensemble décevant par rapport aux photos. Appartement qui n'a pas été rénové dans les règles de l'art. de même pour la piscine. Equipement minimaliste. Par contre, situation géographique idéale. Région magnifique

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous sommes désolés de votre appréciation negative, en quatre ans vous etes les premiers à ne pas avoir apprecié notre structure. Les seize précedentes review ont toutes été positives, étant classées 5/5. Cordialement Francesco
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Perugia S.Egidio Ryanair from London STD
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Civitavecchia near Rome
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Torgiano, Perugia
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Orte from Rome
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Argentario in Toscana
Car: recommended


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