Santa Giuliano is a south facing Farmhouse in the hills of Umbria near the Tuscan border,the nearest town is Umbertide, with a pleasant medieval centre and all the facilities of an Italian market town, the market is every wednesday and local farmers bring their produce from mounds of tomatoes and artichokes in summer to baskets of wild mushrooms and chestnuts in the Autumn.connecting Umbertide to Perugia is one of the last private railways in Italy.there is also a daily bus to Rome. S.Giuliano is within easy reach of Cortona,Assisi,Citta di Castello, Sansepolcro,Gubbio, Spello,Orvieto,Siena,Perugia,and the major cities of Florence,Pisa,Rome,ar about two and a half hours. Lake Trasimeno is about 40 mins drive where one can enjoy a swim or take a ferry to one of the islands for lunch. The championship Golf Cource of Antongola is just a few mins drive. The area is a haven for wildlifefrom Golden Orioles, wild boar,Porcupine and Butterflys,sheep graze in the nearby fields their milk being used to make Pecorino cheese a regional speciality. There are many local wine producers where one may sample and purchace wines never encountered at home,The natural beauty would inspire the artist and nature lover. Montecuto is 900mtrs above sea level and provides a challenging hike with the reward of a stunning panorama over the Appenines.