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Norcia, Province of Perugia, Italy for Hiking , white water rafting, local culinary experiences , shopping.

Norcia is located in the region of Umbria.  This is a great location if you would like to experience Italy where the beauty is still untouched by tourism. Palazzo Seneca can be your base hotel where you can stay in a five star luxury hotel that is owned by the Bianconi family.  No matter what time of day you can always find one of the family making sure the guests feel at home.  During the day you can experience one of the many “Palazzo Seneca Experiences ” which may include a trip to a cheese maker, local vineyards, pig farm, bee farm, Italian linens, truffle hunting, hiking, white water rafting to name a few.  In the evening you can either have dinner in the hotels Michelin Resturant called Vespasia or eat at one of the local eateries in town.  Norcia is also the birthplace of St. Benedict and is famous for the Monks of Norcia whom make their own beer and have created a worldwide business doing so.  

Insider Tip

Everyday you can walk the streets and sample local cheeses and Norcia ham. One of the only places you can buy the lentils grown in the fields of this unique Umbrian village.

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