Hotels to remember: Deruta

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Deruta: introduction

Deruta Hotel

Deruta is known throughout the world for the production of precious majolica and ceramics, the decoration of which dates back to the Medieval ages, during the domination of the church. Even in those days ceramics were exported, guaranteeing Deruta a notable income. It was thanks to the decorations inspired by Raffaello that the product became increasingly famous.

Its still possible to admire the majolica in the Ceramic Museum of Palazzetto Municipale, or as architectural ornamentation on the facades of the Church of Madonna delle Piagge. But Deruta is not only about ceramics: characterized by its castle like construction, the city retains, like many of Umbrian towns, its medieval identity with the Porta San Michele Archanegelo, the Palazzotto Municipale, the Church of St Francis, the Church of St Antonio, the Church of the Madonna del Divino Amore.

The Artistic heritage of Deruta is abundant, with a series of paintings by from artists such as Alunno, Amorosi, Baciccio, Stendardo, Fiorenzo di Lorenzo and Guido Reno.

Deruta: suggestions from the hotels

Beatrice De Berdt

(Front & back office)

Hotel Vannucci

4 Star Hotels

Umbria, Tuscany, and Lazio can be comfortably explored from Citta' della Pieve, perched on a hilltop 508 metres above sea level, over-looking Lake Trasimeno, and the enchanting Chiana valley. (Hotel Vannucci) →

Francesco Micci

(proprietario)

Il Cantico della Natura

Farmhouse Holidays

Francesco Micci

The Song of Nature is an Eco Resort and Organic farm on Lake Trasimeno located in a beautiful stone house of 1600 surrounded by a centuries-old olive grove of 400 years and 30 hectares of woods and unspoiled nature. (Il Cantico della Natura) →

elisa cerqueglini

(titolare)

Torre della Botonta

Historical Residences

elisa cerqueglini

Torre della Botonta (Tower of Botonta) is part of the medieval fortified village of Castle San Giovanni, dating back to the 14th century, nestled in the heart of Umbria. (Torre della Botonta) →

Deruta: places to see in the area