Why to choose wedding in Castiglione del Lago
Castiglione del Lago was founded by the Etruscans. For ten centuries it has been under the control of popes and emperors. The new town of Castiglione del Lago is quite separated from the old part which preserves the original medieval atmosphere. Over time it has become a tourist destination but it is not subject to invasion as other Umbrian towns are accustomed to see .. La Rocca del Leone was commissioned by Emperor Frederick II, and completed only towards the middle of the 13th century. The strategic position in which it was built gives an excellent view of the lake. The ancient Palazzo della Corgna actual town hall, is decorated with many frescoes commissioned by Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi and Salvio Savini. This ducal palace was built in 1500 by Jacopo Barozzi There is a covered walkway that connects the palace and fortress of the pentagonal Leone, supra. In April or May, the sky of Castiglione del Lago is full of colors for the “Color the Skies” Festival, in which airplanes, hot air balloons and kites create a fantastic show in the skies over Lake Trasimeno.