Explore Gubbio: unveiling medieval charm

Discover the allure of Gubbio, affectionately nicknamed the “City of Fools.” This medieval town boasts a wealth of stone buildings and numerous vantage points offering breathtaking views of the surrounding valley. Immerse yourself in a journey where history and traditions seamlessly blend, creating a town identity that preserves the essence of its rich heritage. Gubbio is a living testament to Italy’s folkloristic legacy, with the Festa dei Ceri standing out as one of the oldest and most cherished events. As you wander through the cobblestone streets and explore the medieval charm, you’ll find yourself transported to a bygone era, where each stone and tradition tells a story waiting to be uncovered.

Immerse yourself in Gubbio: unconventional delights

Gubbio beckons with a tapestry of extraordinary experiences. For the daring, acquire a “madman’s license” a whimsical venture that adds a touch of eccentricity to your visit. Meanwhile, enthusiasts of gastronomy and fine wine can indulge in the town’s diverse establishments, savoring the richness of local products.
Embark on a leisurely stroll along the charming narrow stone streets, commencing from the vibrant Piazza Grande. Traverse the three bridges of abundance, culminating in the awe-inspiring medieval tower of Porta Romana an essential journey for those seeking the true essence of Gubbio.

Unveil the legend of the Madman

Elevate your Gubbio experience by obtaining the coveted “madman’s license.” Rooted in 19th-century tradition, this whimsical title is granted to those who walk around the Bargello Fountain three times and indulge in its refreshing waters. Preserve this delightful memory forever by acquiring the honorary certificate, available at the local shop next door. It’s not just a certificate; it’s a fun token of your unique encounter with the charm and eccentricity of Gubbio.

Discover the breathtaking Bottaccione Gorge

Embark on a picturesque half-hour drive from Scheggia to Gubbio, following the ancient medieval aqueduct trail. This scenic route unveils the extraordinary Bottaccione Gorge, a geological marvel shrouded in mystery known to only a few. Its uniqueness lies in the remarkably high concentration of iridium, a rare metal on Earth but present in cosmic dust, discovered here in the 1970s. Similar findings around the world indicate that this gorge preserves evidence of a large meteorite impact at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Ascend to serenity with The Gubbio cable car

Experience the thrill of ascending Mount Ingino via the Gubbio cable car, transporting you to the St. Ubaldo Sanctuary. As you gently rise, be captivated by the panoramic view of Gubbio unfolding below, offering a breathtaking perspective of the city and its surroundings. This exhilarating journey not only immerses you in nature but also provides an extraordinary vantage point to appreciate the beauty of Gubbio from above.

Discover Gubbio with Casamassima Country Relais

Casamassima Country Relais stands as the perfect gateway to uncover the treasures of Gubbio. Benefit from the invaluable advice of our owners, deeply rooted in the area, ensuring you embark on a journey enriched with local insights.
In close proximity to Gubbio lies the Monte Cucco Park, a haven for adventure enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in exhilarating experiences, whether soaring through the skies with paragliding and hang-gliding or exploring the intricate network of 30 km of caves and tunnels deep underground. Let Casamassima Country Relais be your starting point, ushering you into a world of discovery and excitement in and around Gubbio.