Hotel Tiferno, which is one of the oldest in Umbria dating back to 1895, has been completely restored, strictly respecting the building’s original architecture. It is located in a small square in the historic center of the hospitable age-old Umbrian city of Citta di Castello, in a seventeenth-century palace that was once the monastery of the church of St. Francis, which is located nearby.
The rooms are enriched by a small collection of paintings by Alberto Burri, one of the most important masters of contemporary art and a native of Città di Castello. There is a collection of his museum works in "Palazzo degli Albizzini", just a short distance from the hotel.
Today, the hotel has achieved a perfect balance between the elegant atmosphere created by the period furniture and paintings and all the modern amenities that characterize the furnishings in the 47 rooms in the hotel, which offer the very finest in service: private bath, air-conditioning, satellite TV, radio, minibar, hair-dryer and direct-dial telephone. Buffet breakfast, taxes and service are included in the hotel rates, and airport shuttle service is available.
Facilities offered include Restaurant Le Logge with many specialities and outdoor dining, free wi-fi area available at the ground floor, cable broadband internet access is available in some rooms, billiard room is available at the ground floor, fitness area is available at the ground floor, and a meeting room for up to 100 people with direct telephone line, photocopy machine, amplifier system, flip-chart board, overhead projector, slide projector, laser pointer, wide-screen TV, audio recording equipment, videotaping equipment, and broadband internet access.
Hotel Tiferno at Citta di Castello is ideally located for a holiday in Italy as there are many shops and restaurants within walking distances, and there is excellent access by road to visit the most important tourist attractions in Tuscany and Umbria including Siena, Florence, Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi, Terne, Todi, Sansepolcro, Monterchi,and Orvieto. There are also many medieval villages that have remained unchanged off the beaten track, dotting the rolling hills outside the city walls. Because of its geographic position, Città di Castello offers plenty of opportunities to practice outdoor activities such as horse riding, hiking, rafting, and cycling as well as to simply enjoy walks in the sorrounding countryside. Tasting of local food and wines is also available in wineries in Città di Castello and close by. Furthermore, artistic and historic routes in the Upper Tiber Valley will allow you to appreciate the works of artists, whose best creations originated in this area.
Direct flights are now available to Perugia, Pisa, Florence, Rimini, and Ancona from the United Kingdom and Europe but airports at Rome are within 2 hours driving time. Several airlines offers low cost direct flights to all these airports from the United Kingdom and Europe making it possible to have an affordable holiday in Italy.