The position of the agriturismo Ripaiani allows to reach easily and quickly many of the most interesting and beautiful Umbrian cities as for example Assisi, Perugia, Todi, Orvieto, Spoleto.

To see near the agriturismo: the Marmore waterfalls where is possible to do rafting, Montecastello di Vibio with its smallest theatre in the world and many other villages full of historical monuments.

Perugia (25 minutes), The great "Guelf strong-hold" rises up in the region's heart, with its 5 historical quarters closed in by its Etruscan town walls.

These enormous bastions formed by cyclopean square masses, were constructed 22 centuries ago and are still visible for long stretches. To visit the Palazzo dei Priori, the Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, the Rocca Paolina and the Fontana Maggiore.

Todi (20 minutes) rises on a hill altitude about 400 m on the sea level ,at the confluence between the stream Naia with the river Tevere. The town was placed on the boundary lines between the Etruscan's territory and the Umbrian's ones : it was founded by the Umbrian Veii (2700 B.C.) then was an Etruscan domain :they called it “Tutere” (boundary).

To see the Piazza del Popolo, the Palazzo del Capitano and the church of Santa Maria della Consolazione.

Orvieto (40 minutes) was once a very important Etruscan centre, then a papal fortress.

This historical centre is is rich of monuments as the Cathedral, the Palazzo del Popolo , the Palazzo dei Sette and the St Patrick’s well.

To see Orvieto underground which is composed with tunnels, caves, wells of Etruscan age.

Assisi (40 minutes), stretches out on the slopes of the Monte Subasio, above the plain where the Topino and Chiascio rivers flow.

Assisi's oldest nucleus, which is protected by a defensive apparatus made up of eight fortified entrance portals and a long belt of town walls, is topped by two castles on peak of the mountain.

Apart from religious buildings too important to not be considered solely the heritage of Assisi such as the basilica of St. Francis, the tourist can also visit the churches of St. Clare and St.Peter.

La Cascata delle Marmore (40 minutes), extolled during the centuries for its beauty, appears like a roaming water column distributed on three drops. Wrapping the flora in a cloud of white foam , cover a different in high of 165 metres.

The scenery disclosed to the visitors eyes is the work of men made since centuries, from the Roman period, tried to canalize the waters of the Velino river to fall the into the Nera river (where is possible to do rafting). .