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Welcome. Situated in the heart of the Umbrian countryside and just a stone´s throw from Assisi, Santa Maria degli Ancillotti offers holidaymakers a place to relax away from the stress of everyday life. Whether you come for a brief stopover or a longer stay, we aim to make your stay a very special one. Surrounded by 15 hectares of olive trees, wheat and sunflowers, and far from traffic and unwanted noise, Santa Maria degli Ancillotti, a Hentalpia Collection resort, offers two different options to suit your particular needs: the Santa Maria degli Ancillotti suites and the Il Falchetto apartments.

Two-room apartment

The 2 two-room apartments can host up to a maximum of three people and a located on the ground floor with direct access to the outside, and offer a comfortable double room with double bed or two twin beds depending on your requirements. The spacious wardrobe is adequate even for those who don’t like to travel light.

The living room has a kitchen area complete with oven and large fridge, and it is also possible to host a third guest on the folding bed in this area. The bathroom has a shower, and every apartment has a furnished outdoor area with table and chairs in order to make the most of good weather.

The two-room apartments are the best solution for couples with a child or for three friends who want to share the same accommodation.

Three-room apartment

The 3 three-room apartments can host up to a maximum of 5 people between the two double rooms with either a double bed or twin beds depending on your requirements, and a folding bed in the living room. The rooms are furnished with spacious wardrobes.

One of the apartments is located on the ground floor and the other two can be found on the first floor. All three-room apartments have a large living room with kitchen area complete with oven and large fridge.

In order to give maximum comfort to guests, there are two bathrooms, one with a shower and one with a bathtub and also an external area furnished with table and chairs.

Suites
Originally planned as apartments, the spaces are now occupied by suites which comprise a double room with double bed or two twin beds depending on your requirements and a spacious wardrobe. The living room is large and bright with a sofa which quickly transforms into two single beds. Also the bathroom has a large and modern shower.

Master Suite

There's very impressive the Master Suite, which offers all the same facilities as the normal suite but it also have two double rooms, two bathrooms and a large living room.

 

Santa Maria degli Ancillotti is set in 4 hectares of parkland, protected by trees and well-tended hedges. The buildings, which date back to 1179, were renovated by the owner with the aim of creating a peaceful retreat for guests seeking privacy and tranquility. There are 7 spacious suites fully renovated in April 2014, with every comfort: individually controlled air conditioning and heating, satellite TV, direct line telephone, free mini-bar, safe, kettle and hairdryer, beach towel for the swimming pool, and an external area with table and chairs.

External Area

Above all, Santa Maria degli Ancillotti is suited to couples who would like to be in a friendly family-run hotel where service is of the utmost importance. Santa Maria degli Ancillotti is set in 4 hectares of parkland, protected by trees and well-tended hedges. The buildings, which date back to 1179, were renovated by the owner with the aim of creating a peaceful retreat for guests seeking privacy and tranquility. There are 7 spacious suites fully renovated in April 2014, with every comfort.

With restaurant, bar, patio, swimming pool, jacuzzi, free towel for the swimming pool, free beach umbrella and deck chairs, free bike and free park.

 

Garden & Park

Il Falchetto, located in 5,000 square metres of dedicated grounds, is perfect for families and young couples and offers 5 bright apartments divided into two types: two-room apartments for two or three people and three-room apartments for five people. The small number of apartments, the total immersion in the surrounding countryside and the distance from busy roads and unwanted noise make this a haven of tranquility, allowing guests to enjoy their time together without worries for parents and children. Remember, you don’t need to leave your pets at home as they are very welcome here.

With swimming pool, beach umbrellas and deck chairs, barbecue, free washing machine, Ping Pong and free park.

Special events

For those special moments in your life, Santa Maria degli Ancillotti is the perfect place. The careful restoration and extraordinary location will give a touch of class to any event, attended to by our reliable and skilled staff. And if that moment is your “Big Day”, Santa Maria degli Ancillotti can offer you the possibility of celebrating it in its private chapel, to make the day even more memorable for you and your guests.

About AssisiAssisi should be a perfect Umbrian hill town. It's a tiered, overgrown village of pink and pale-gray stone drawn out along a mountainside and surrounded by a valley patchwork of fields and olive groves. It boasts Roman roots, a glowering castle and twisting alleyways from the Middle Ages, and some of Italy's finest early Renaissance art -- all backed by the brilliant green slope of sacred Mt. Subasio. But this city with a population of less than 3,000 (and shrinking) saw, at the end of the 20th century, an average of 4 to 5 million visitors every year. This constant flood of travelers has polished the usual hill-town charm right off Assisi. Countless pilgrims, art lovers, and just plain curious travelers over the last 700 years have imparted to the town a thick tourist shellac it often can't quite shake even in its quietest, least visited corners. It's no accident the University of Perugia's "tourism studies" program is based here.
All this aside, Assisi is still one of Italy's top sights, ranking with the Colosseum, Pompeii, and Venice's canals. It preserves the remarkably intact portico of a Roman temple on its main square, one of the better-preserved Albornoz Roccas with sweeping views, and a two-story basilica hulking at one end of town that's a festival of frescoes. The basilica showcases the talents of the greatest geniuses of the early Renaissance, both Sienese (Pietro Lorenzetti and Simone Martini) and Florentine (Cimabue and the incomparable Giotto).

Umbria is often described as “the heart of Italy”, and is a region you can enjoy all year round. The many surprises for all its visitors and a history full of mysticism, as well as its culinary and musical events, make holidays here a constant discovery. We can show you all that Umbria has to offer, but we prefer to make a few suggestions and leave the rest of the discovery up to you. Happy discovering!

The History

The origins of Assisi are uncertain and sometimes legendary, but it is believed that the first settlement was established in 1800BC by the Umbrians. Then came the Etruscans, after which Assisi assumed importance in Roman times. The town began to build churches and monasteries towards the end of 1100 AD, around the time when St. Francis and St. Clare were born. Around the fourteenth century, the greatest artists of the period flocked to Assisi, from Cimabue to Giotto, to Simone Martini, and Assisi became one of the cultural centres of Italy.

What’s on

Events taking place in Umbria cross all seasons and types of activity. From Umbria Jazz and Eurochocolate in Perugia to the Festival of Two Worlds (Festival dei due Mondi) in Spoleto as well as Italy’s most important antique fairs in Assisi and Todi Umbria will leave you with lasting happy memories. And away from the sounds or colours, there will always be the region’s cuisine, one the most important being the delicacies of Norcia from which the Italian word “norcino” derives, meaning “ pig butcher”. Try it for yourself.

Itineraries

Whether you’re looking to recharge your batteries or see art in its purest form, Santa Maria degli Ancillotti is the ideal starting point for your explorations. Umbria offers the possibility of a wide range of itineraries: food and wine, religious, historical, artistic and naturalistic, where you can discover more about its land and people.

Activities

For sports lovers, Santa Maria degli Ancillotti is the ideal base for many types of activities. From the relaxing 18 holes at the Antognolla Golf Club to the thrill of the descent of the Corno river by raft or kayak or the view over Assisi whilst paragliding and hand gliding from Mount Subasio. Lake Trasimeno offers sailing and windsurfing. We recommend discovering the area around the resort on foot, by bicycle, or on horseback to be at one with nature.

The Restaurant

The importance of tradition

Simple recipes handed down through generations have the look, smell and taste to delight guests’ palettes and allow them to discover the culinary tradition that Santa Maria degli Ancillotti has made its own. The search for authentic and quality products enhances the taste and smell of a cuisine which is based on the simplicity of the recipes and careful choice of ingredients by the owners. Santa Maria degli Ancillotti offers a different culinary journey every evening. Menus are seasonal: antipasto is followed by dried or freshly prepared pasta, a second course with side dishes, after which you can taste a selection of local cheeses. The home-made dessert and strictly seasonal fruit are only the first stop on this trip which everyone will want to repeat every evening. And let’s not forget the fully stocked wine cellar managed by Alessio: wines from selected local producers, with some special names included, will be an excellent companion to the food on offer.

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By Car:

From the South:
Take the A1 and exit at Orte and follow the E45 in the direction of Perugia. Once past Perugia, follow the signs for Cesena and take the exit at Valfabbrica. After about 3 km, turn right towards Petrignano di Assisi, and then turn left in the direction of Palazzo di Assisi. After 1400 metres you will find signs for Santa Maria degli Ancillotti.

From the North:
Take the A1 and exit at Valdichiana, then follow the E45 in the direction of Perugia. Once you arrive at Perugia, follow the signs for Cesena and exit at Valfabbrica. After about 3 km, turn right towards Petrignano di Assisi, and thenn turn left in the direction of Palazzo di Assisi. After 1400 metres you will find signs for Santa Maria degli Ancillotti.

By Train:

The nearest station is Santa Maria degli Angeli, Assisi.
Pick up can be organized through management on request.

By Air:

Sant’Egidio airport, Perugia.
Pick up can be organized through management on request.


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