Directions La Camilla
The official name of La Camilla is 'I Tre Girasoli'
(this means: the three sunflowers)
The address of the villa is:
Via Fonte Pilo 11/1
Arben mobile: 3220.127.116.111
Arben is the care taker. Please call him (or send an sms) one hour before arrival. He will then be waiting for you at the house. He only speaks italian.
Camilla is the owner of the villa. She is not living in the area, but if you have questions, you can call her on her mobile (+393460928098). She cannot always answer the phone immediately, but does speak some english.
Upon arrival you will have to pay the security deposit of Eur 400 in cash.
You will also be asked to give passports or identity cards. To avoid a lot of administrative hassle, you can e-mail these details to Villa in Umbria. The address of the head of family/group only, and everybody’s first name, surname, passport number, date and place of birth.
Please note that water is scarse 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.
Take the E45 (Orte - Cesena). Coming from the North you can take the E45 at Cesena or you can take the A1 and exit al Valdichiana, follow for Perugia and then in direction Roma.
Take the Todi-Orvieto exit.
Follow direction Todi. You are in Ponte Rio.
Turn left in direction Frontignano - Due Santi - San Terenziano - Foligno.
After about 3.5 km turn right in direction Grutti.
Keep driving up hill until you get to Grutti.
You will get to a T-crossing.
Turn right into the Via Torino.
Keep following the road (in the old town centre of Grutti you will see a church right)
Keep driving until you get to a pink house on the right.
Turn right here into the Via Fonte Pilo (small white sign).
Keep on this road which has recently been paved and keep to the left where the road forks. When the asphalt stops you will see the entrance gate of the house on your left. This is about 500 meters from the beginning of the Via Fonte Pilo. The number of the house is clearly visible.
The google map coordinates are: 42.842662, 12.483298
Distances to nearest villages for shops and restaurants:
Grutti 500 m
S. Terenziano 1500 m
Todi circa 15 km.
In the house you will find a book with all the restaurants the owners can recommend and their telephone numbers so you can make a reservation. In this book you will find a lot of other information, like the emergency numbers.
in Grutti one can find two small supermarkets. One is called "Margherita" and they sell everything.
In S. Terenziano there are two more small supermarkets.
In Todi you will find the big supermarkets. The best is the Coop in Ponte Rio.
Banks: S. Terenziano (Banca Popolare di Spoleto is close to the post office. Another bank is in the centre of town).
Bar/Tabacchi: in Grutti in the square and in S. Terenziano
Fuel station: the nearest filling station is in S. Terenziano following in direction
Foligno or Spoleto
Pharmacy: S. Terenziano, in the centre
Horse riding: in S. Terenziano
Pizzeria: in S. Terenziano along the road to Foligno ("Il dinosauro"). Furthermore there are pizzerias in Todi.
Restaurants: the best is "Le noci" in Grutti on the square. In Todi there are other good restaurants.