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City: Panicale (Perugia) - Pop. 5000 - Alt:  431 m asl - Location: Umbria

PanicaleDescription: Panicale is a tiny village of Umbria, located between Città della Pieve and Perugia (33 km). It is a characteristic hamlet dominating the Lake Trasimeno from a rocky spur 431 m high. The town center still preserves the look of the ancient medieval castle with walls and two gates, the first one opens towards Florence and the second one towards Perugia.

PanicaleSights and Attractions: San Michele is a collegiate church dating from the 11th Century and preserves the "Annunciation of the Virgin" a fresco by Masolino and the "Adoration of the Sheperds, an altarpiece by a Perugino's follower • Palazzo del Podestà: 14th Century Gothic building with two-light windows •  Church of Madonna della Sbarra: (frescos) • San Sebastiano: The Church houses the "Martyrdom of San Sebastiano" a splendid fresco by Perugino and and a detached fresco of "Enthroned Madonna" attributed to Spagna • 1 km away is the Church of Querciolaia with "Nursing Madonna" and some remains of frescos • On the road towards Tavernelle is the Sanctuary of Madonna di Mongiovino with beautiful carved portals and miraculous venerated image of the Madonna and many art works in the interior • Church of San Silvestro • PanicaleChurch of San Michele • Pinacoteca Art Gallery • Church of San Francesco • Sanctuary of Madonna delle Grazie • Remains of Roman Temple and Theater • Francesco Torti Theater • Piazza Umberto I° preserves a nice octagonal stone fountain. • 
The Sanctuary of the Grondici, about 10 kilometers from Panicale offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding valleys. The Church conserves an image depicting the Virgin and Child between Saints Sebastian and Rocco painted on canvas in 1495 by Gregorio Gregori called the Teuton.

Museums
: Museum of Tulle: a beautiful collection of embroideries and lace works. On the walls are some fragments of frescos attributed to Perugino

PanicaleEvents: Good Friday religious procession • April 24 e 25 April at the Sanctuary of Mongiovino: Feast of San Giorgio • July: Summer events,  music concerts, festivals, theatrical performances,  shows • August 15 at the Sanctuary delle Grondici: feast to honor the Madonna •  Mid September: Grape festival


Typical products
: Olive oil, wine,  handicrafts.

Surrounding smaller towns and hamlets: Tavernelle, Colle San Paolo, Missiano, Casalini, Colle Calzolaro, Macereto, Mongiovino, Montale, Colgiordano, Gioveto, Migliaiolo

PanicaleNeighboring towns: Castiglione del Lago, Magione, Paciano, Perugia, Piegaro

AirportsNearest airport:  S. Egidio airport   www.airport.umbria.it
TrainNearest Train Station:  Castiglione del Lago (on the main line Rome-Florence)
BusPublic transportation: website
By Car: Autostrada del Sole (A1) Roma - Firenze:  exit Valdichiana if you are coming from the North or  Exit  Chiusi-Chianciano Terme if you are coming from the South
 
Distances: Assisi 55 km, Cortona 28 km, Florence 140 km,  Milan 444 km, Orvieto 62 km,  Perugia 36 km, Rome 170 km, Siena 84 km,  Todi 53 km
 
 
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