Badiaccia - a luxury campsite by Lake Trasimeno
Located on the shores of Lake Trasimeno, in the heart of Italy, the Badiaccia campsite is a leading holiday resort in the centre of Umbria. By the peninsula’s fourth largest lake, it offers comfortable accommodation and has a swimming pool and lawned beach for swimming.
A family campsite between Rome and Florence
Located in Castiglione del Lago, in the province of Perugia, the Badiaccia campsite will certainly meet all your expectations. This outdoor establishment rated 4 star is not only the perfect campsite for a peaceful holiday, but is also the unique starting point for your trips out in Umbria. There are numerous benefits starting with the mild climate and delightful temperatures all through the summer, which set the Lake Trasimeno region apart. Equally so do the private beach, water park, 4 star services and wide range of mobile homes, air-conditioned for the most part.
The private beach on the shores of Lake Trasimeno takes the form of a lush area with direct access from the campsite. It has been entirely designed to meet your swimming or siesta needs on a sunlounger, in the shade of parasols. If you prefer a boat trip on the lake, small craft, kayaks or pedalos are available for hire on the lake.
This 4 star campsite offers a wide choice of holiday rentals, ranging from the luxury air-conditioned mobile home to the sumptuous chalet with its 3 double beds, perfect for a stay with friends. If you prefer staying well away from the entertainment, whilst making the most of the activities and comforts offered on the campsite, the Badiaccia villa will meet all your expectations. This villa can accommodate up to 6 people, nestling in the heart of the countryside, just a stone’s throw from Lake Trasimeno.
The pitches are all designated by a hedge, giving their occupants greater privacy, whether in a camper, tent or caravan. Largely shaded by poplar trees, their surface area varies from 40 to 125 m². Two entirely renovated bathroom installations are laid out near the plots.
Activities on terra firma or by the water in Castiglione del Lago
So everyone can have fun undisturbed, the water park has two outdoor swimming pools: one so adults can bask in peace and the second given over to children. One of the smoothest lawns has been established around the largest pool, so a sunbathing session is delightful here.
Gourmets will enjoy sitting down on the restaurant's terrace to savour one of the region’s specialities. On the menu: antipasti (Italian starters), local cooked pork meats, fish from the lake and a wide range of pastas cooked in every sauce…The small plus, the large pizza and takeaway menu for a delicious meal right up to your pitch. The bar, the campsite’s central location, is open every day and has a snack and ice-cream offering, not forgetting hot and cold drinks. For your everyday shopping, a mini market allows you to buy, amongst other things, fresh vegetables, stamps or gas refills.
Staying on the Badiaccia campsite, means being able to make the most of an extensive activity programme, which will keep you busy every day. On a daily basis, the activity leaders offer you numerous leisure activities, such as aquaerobics or step sessions or archery tournaments. For sports enthusiasts wanting physical activity, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts and football pitches are accessible throughout the day, and also a brand new gym.
In addition, the lake offers you the chance to do water sports, such as sailing, stand up paddle boarding or canoeing, but also hikes - all of them equally lovely. These walking trails can be discovered on foot as well as by bicycle. Young campers have not been forgotten as the mini club activity leaders welcome them every day in the high season, so they have an unforgettable holiday. Play activities and sports tournaments are planned.
Umbria, the green heart of Italy surrounded by Tuscany’s mountains in bloom
The unique position of this establishment on the border between Umbria and Tuscany facilitates trips in the loveliest landscapes of these two regions. In no time at all, you can reach the cities famous for art such as Siena, Florence, Perugia, Rome and many others. There is nothing better to make the most of a varied trip programme in the centre of Italy.
The picturesque town of Castiglione del Lago is only 8 kilometres from the campsite. With the “Italy’s Most Beautiful Towns” designation, it is home to two of the most impressive buildings: the Castello del Leon castle and Palazzo della Corgna palace. Famous for the old rampart walks offering visitors a splendid view over the lake and its surroundings, nowadays the Castello del Leon is an outdoor amphitheatre, where shows and events take place. Besides its architectural remains, the town is also famous for producing wine and olive oil.
Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pienza is one of the best known villages in the Orcia valley. Before lingering opposite the cathedral in the main square, you’re recommended to stroll through the alleyways of the village to absorb the surrounding atmosphere. An essential detour, the Palazzo Piccolomini former papal palace abounds in personal effects that belonged to various popes. Do not leave the village without buying a piece of Pecorino, a cheese typical of the surrounding area, often flavoured with herbs.