You can reach Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Orvieto in 30 minutes by car. Florence and Rome can be visited in one day.
Torre Almonte is a superb starting point for your tour of Umbria. Few minutes (10km) to reach by car the medieval town of Todi with its monuments and a summer music&theatre festival, numerous celebrations during civil and religious festivities or for the Saints of the city (Christmas, Easter, Pentecost).
Close to Todi there is a well-known city famous all around the world, where they create and
work important pieces of ceramic, which is Deruta. This green region can also offer other stunning locations to explore all around:Perugia with its historical buildings, the International Journalism Festival (spring season), the fascinating Jazz music festival (summer season), the Eurochocolate’s festival (fall season). Assisi with famous Basilicas of Saint Francis and Saint Claire.
Spoleto with its “Festival Dei Due Mondi”; Bevagna and its Roman remains; Montefalco and its famous wine: the Sagrantino. Foligno with its Medieval festival of “Quintana” and Spello with its hamlet and the magical floral display on the ground during the Pentecost. Gubbio with its historical and famous race on the day of Saint Ubaldo (protector of the city), every year on May 15th.
Orvieto with the Duomo, an underground tunnelling system, the antique papal residence, the “Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo”, the Albornoz fortress, the “Pozzo di San Patrizio” (St. Patrick's Well).
Terni with “Cascate delle Marmore” a beautiful green area with waterfall.
The cities listed above and many more are all about 30-40 km from the Tower.
The area also offers a great variety of local and delicious wine and food. Umbrian olive oil is famed and well- known; the wine produced in these lands is gaining increasing appreciation all over the world.
The local black truffle and the most fine white one are the major ingredient of delicious and typical dishes.
A wine tasting tour can't be complete without a tour to “Tenuta Castelbuono” (Bevagna), a famous winery whose cellar has been designed by Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro, his "first sculpture in which one can live and work". If you are interested in cashmere, don't miss to visit Brunello Cucinelli's firm and the lovingly restored hamlet of Solomeo (close to Perugia).