Directions Casa Svedesi

Contact details

Address of the villa:
Via delle Mura 1,
Saragano, Gualdo Cattaneo (PG)

Lucia is the caretaker. Her mobile number is: +39 339 631 5145

Please call Lucia at least one hour before arrival!

Please note that water is scarce in Italy. In summer it regularly happens that the local authorities close the water for several hours a day. The house has an extra water reservoir, but you are asked not to spoil water.


From the North:

Autostrada A1 Firenze - Roma exit Valdichiana.
Direction Perugia.
When you come to E45 turn in direction Terni - Roma
Exit at Ripabianca and take direction Gualdo Cattaneo

After ca 4 Km turn right to Saragano (is indicated) and follow the signs for 
La Locanda del Prete
When you have reached the village of Saragano, turn right to drive into the village and keep to the left and after the curve, turn left into a narrow gravelled road.
After 10 m you will see the house on the left, which is called Villa Caprifoglio.

From the South:
Autostrada A1 Roma - Firenze
Exit at Orte and take direction Terni / Cesena
Follow E 45 direction Perugia-Cesena
Exit at Todi-Orvieto and follow direction San Terenziano.
After San Terenziano, follow the signs for Saragano.
When you have reached the village of Saragano, turn left into the village and keep to the left
After the curve, turn into a narrow gravelled road.
After 10 m you will see the house on the left, which is called Villa Caprifoglio.

Google map

The Google map coordinates are 42.889001, 12.4844


Restaurants in the area

“Le Noci”: a family-run restaurant in Grutti. No menus here, the waitresses will tell you what the kitchen is serving that day … Price including starter & main dish, but
excluding wine ~Euro 15/person

“Il Dinosauro Blu”, on the road from San Terenziano just before the turn-off to Saragano, offers great pizza! A local favorite.

“La Casella”: a family-run agriturismo / restaurant (drive to San Terenziano, from San Terenziano turn right on the road to Collazzone; the restaurant is on your right, about
2 km from San Terenziano). Seasonal menu. (Price ~Euro 20/person, excluding wine).

“La Vecchia Cucina” in Collesecco (Marcellano) offers a good meal at a reasonable price. They make pizza by the centimeter / meter. (Price ~Euro 15/person, excluding wine)

“Enoteca Piazza Onofri” in Bevagna is a bit further away, about a 30-minute drive. However, Bevagna is a lovely town (a worthwhile ½ day excursion), and the restaurant (and its superb wine selection) are excellent. (Price ~Euro 20-25/person, excluding wine).

Shopping in the area

All daily necessities can be bought in Collesecco (from Saragano turn right and at the main cross roads turn left).

The bakery: “Il Forno” is next to the gas station.
Across the bakery is a great butcher shop (“Macelleria”).
The grocery store, “CONAD”, has excellent cheese, cold cuts, and all other grocery items (bread, milk, fruit, vegetables, drinks, wine, beer, etc.).

Note that stores are open Monday through Saturday from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm and then again from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Food stores are generally closed on Thursday afternoon, apart from those with 'orario continuato').

On Wednesday there is the weekly market (from 8:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m.) in Bastardo (from Collesecco, Bastardo is about 5 km away).

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