August 5, 2014

Fonte Cicerum

Fonte Cicerum,

the Dolce Vita in Umbria Tuscany.

Villa FONTE CICERUM  is a newly restored 19th century villa rental in Umbria/Tuscany

The property consists of a main house of 350 mq, sleeping up to 10 people with 4 styled bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms.

The kitchen is fully equipped also with Le Cruisier pots and Chef cooking machines.

The owners have furnished the home with a lovely precious  China and Tuscany Collection collection of beautiful furniture and art, yet full of all the modern conveniences expected of a contemporary property.

The villa is fully equipped with satellite TV, sound systems for iPods’, AC and WIFI.

There  are numerous terraces with lovely sunset views of the surrounding countryside creates a wonderful environment for casual and slow living holidays.

The house has a large eco salty infinity swimming pool that faces sunset.

The swimming pool is located on a terrace above the house and is furnished with lounge chairs and all comforts.

There is also a covered by grape patio to dining al fresco with unique sunset view.


The house is set in more than 50 acres of olive groves inside a Natural Park.

The borders of Umbria and Tuscany Region are not clearly defined but in general they extends over the provinces of  Siena, and Peugia  covering all of the area between the two cities and extending to the east toward the Valdichiana, the Chianti and Colli del Trasimeno.  Those are the best wine and olive oil Region of Italy where to learn all about the Italian Country Slow Living.

Fonte Cicerum is only 12 km from Chiusi Chianciano, but  also in the heart of Umbria, is hidden a precious jewel in harmony with the surrounding landscape: is the charming Brunello, a romantic abode that offers exclusive services.

The estate is located less than 500 mt.  from the walled village of Paciano.

The village is a  perfectly restored 13th century medieval village located in a peaceful and scenic location. From Paciano you can admire a unique Lake Trasimeno view and the lights of Chiusi, Montepulciano and Cortona in the distance.

The town is constructed on the peak of a hill 600 meters above sea level.

This year 2014 it is celebreting the MILLENNIUM!

The European Community named Paciano “un villaggio ideale”. It is known as one of the top ten villages in Italy for its idyllic setting and quality of life.

The restaurants of the area serve typical cuisine representative of the rich Umbrian and Tuscan enogastronomic culture and tradition.

In Paciano there are 3 restaurants, one supermarket, 2 bars, an ATM Bank machine, Pharmacy, Post Office and an English Studio with a selection of books and novels regarding Italy.

We have special treatment and discount of 10% at Oca Bruciata KM 0 Restaurant and Osteria La Loggetta.

In the neighborhoods of Paciano there are many different choices among art, culture, nature, sports.

Less than a one hour drive from Fontanaro, you can explore and enjoy Assisi, Perugia, Siena, Deruta, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Orvieto, Pienza, Cortona, Montefalco, Chiusi and a host of Etruscan architectural gems in Umbria and Tuscany.

From Chiusi, a one hour train trip brings you to the center of Rome or Florence. Trains leave in the morning and return in the evening providing a convenient way to visit these splendid cities without having to navigate the narrow streets and heavy traffic by car.


You are 15 minutes from the huge Lake Trasimeno, where many pleasant villages can be visited. 12 minutes away is Chiusi Chianciano.


Also nearby are jewels of medieval towns like Panicale (good restaurants!), Assisi and Città della Pieve.


You’ve got good connections to Siena and  Montepulciano, Pienza, Cortona, Cetona, Orvieto and many others cities.



Perugia Airport (45 min. from Paciano) is connected non-stop by raynair to stansted Otherwise Fontanaro can be reached through the airport of:

Pisa ( 2,15 hours)

Firenze ( 1.45 hour)

Roma Fiumicino (2 hours)

Roma Ciampino (2,20 hours)

Trains | Distances in km/ml

Assisi – 42/29 Perugia – 35/22

Chianciano thermal resort – 25/16          Orvieto – 50/31

Chiusi – 11/7 Panicale – 2/1    Panicale – 2/1

Città della Pieve – 6/4      Pienza – 40/25

Cortona – 25/16      Rome – 170/102

Florence – 130/81   San Casciano dei Bagni – 35/22

Lake Trasimeno – 8/5      Siena – 80/50

Montalcino – 60/37          Spoleto – 80/50

Montepulciano – 30/19