How to get to Villa La Rogaia

You can arrive to La Rogaia by car, by train or by plane.

If you would like to make trips to places of interest in our area, we recommend to arrive by car. Our house is situated in the middle of nature (at 4 km from the next village Castel Rigone) and there is no public transport.

Arriving  by car

Arriving  by train

Arriving by train

Important information

Arriving by car

To find your destination with ease, we recommend the route planning with Google Maps. If you have a navigation system in your car please enter “Castel Rigone” as destination. For the last 4 km from Castel Rigone to La Rogaia please follow the description below.

How to get to La Rogaia from Florence

  • Take the highway (Autostrada A1) from Firenze towards Roma. After about 80 km take the exit Val di Chiana
  • At the exit follow the road signs to Perugia. Drive on the Raccordo (highway) until exit Passignano Est / Castel Rigone
  • At the exit Passignano Est make a left turn, following the sign to Castel Rigone.
  • After about 2 km, make another left turn and follow the sign to Castel Rigone driving uphill.
  • Once you have reached Castel Rigone, keep on driving right through the village passing by the Bar and the church on your left hand side.
  • After leaving Castel Rigone follow the road for another 2 km. Then on your left hand side you will see a large, modern but abandoned building.
  • Opposite that building make a right turn and take the gravel road. Follow the signs to „La Rogaia“ along the road . After another 2.5 km and having passed two farmhouses you will reach La Rogaia.
  • You have arrived once you see the entrance columns with the sign of La Rogaia.

Driving time about 1 1/2 to 2 hours

How to get La Rogaia from Rome

  • Take the highway (Autostrada A1) from Roma towards Firenze. After about 180 km take the exit Val di Chiana.
  • At the exit follow the road signs to Perugia. Drive on the Raccordo (highway) until exit Passignano Est / Castel Rigone
  • At the exit Passignano Est make a left turn, following the sign to Castel Rigone.
  • After about 2 km, make another left turn and follow the sign to Castel Rigone driving uphill.
  • Once you have reached Castel Rigone, keep on driving right through the village passing by the Bar and the church on your left hand side.
  • After leaving Castel Rigone follow the road for another 2 km. Then on your left hand side you will see a large, modern but abandoned building.
  • Opposite that building make a right turn and take the gravel road. Follow the signs to „La Rogaia“ along the road . After another 2.5 km and having passed two farmhouses you will reach La Rogaia.
  • You have arrived once you see the entrance columns with the sign of La Rogaia.

Driving time about 2 1/2 to 3 hours

How to get to La Rogaia from Perugia

  • Take the Raccordo (Highway) towards Siena, Firenze. After about 20 km take the exit Magione.
  •  At the exit make a right turn towards Magione. After about 1 km there is a roundabout: follow the road sign to Castel Rigone. 20 mts. after the roundabout you will have to turn right and immediately left again.
  •  Follow the road to Castel Rigone for about 10 km up the hill in many serpentines. The road ends in a T-junction right in front of the Bar of Castel Rigone.
  •  Make a right turn following the signs to Preggio and Umbertide. Drive through Castel Rigone passing by the church and the little supermarket on your left hand side.
  •  After leaving Castel Rigone follow the road for another 2 km. Then on your left hand side you will see a large, modern but abandoned building.
  •  Opposite that building make a right turn and take the gravel road. Follow the signs to „La Rogaia“ along the road . After another 2.5km and having passed two farmhouses you will reach La Rogaia
  •  You have arrived once you see the entrance columns with the sign of La Rogaia.

Driving time about 40 to 50 minutes

If you arrive by car: Please read this important information

Villa La Rogaia is surrounded by nature, 4 km away from the nearest village, Castel Rigone. The last 2.5 km to our house are a gravel road. This might be unusual for some of our guests. However in comparison to driving on a motorway it is the safest part of your trip.

Nevertheless some might find it adventurous or even dangerous to drive on a gravel road.

The fact is that the last "accident" on our access road was at least 14 years ago when one of our guests had touched a negligently parked car on the side of the road.

One can easily drive on our access road with almost all cars, even with lowered cars when driving carefully.

However: If the idea of ​​driving a short distance on a gravel road through the Umbrian hills causes considerable discomfort to you or if the idea of encountering a car on a gravel road lets you panick, then La Rogaia is not the right place for you (like most countryhouses in Umbria and Tuscany). In this case, you should opt for a different destination.

What you should know:

For very long or wide mobile homes or vans and for motorcycles (except enduro or cross motorcycles) our access road is not suitable.

Arriving by train

If you wish to come by train (to Passignano sul Trasimeno) let us know about your date and time of arrival at least one week before. Informations about trains to and within Italy at Trenitalia. Enter your city of departure and "passignano sul trasimeno" as arrival and the date and time of your departure. For purchasing your ticket it might not be possible to do it online so please go to the next trainstation or a travel agent.

We will be happy to pick you up at Passignano train station. Please be aware that there is no public transport at La Rogaia. The next village Castel Rigone is 4 km away, the next train station at Passignano sul Trasimeno is 10 km away.

Arriving by plane

Overseas flights: The closest airport for overseas flights is Rome. Travelling time from Rome airport to Passignano sul Trasimeno: 3 hours.

Flights within Europe: There are direct flights to Perugia (at only 35 km distance from La Rogaia) from London Stanstead (UK) and Brussels Charleroi (Belgium).  See Airport Umbria

Florence Airport is 1 1/2 to 2 hours drive or train ride away from La Rogaia (regular flights).

Budget airlines from European destinations fly also into Pisa, Roma Ciampino, Forli, Pescara and Ancona. Pisa, Rome, Ancona, Pescara or Forli are all at a distance of 2 1/2 to 3 hours drive or train ride.