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  • “We had a wonderful stay at Annie’s farm and country apartments this past summer! The setting is beautiful, and the kids absolutely adored all the animals of the farm, including the kitties and dogs, numerous goats, chickens and their signature donkeys. What a great place for a family with children of any age to stay!… View Article

    Shannon G., Denver, CO., July 2017 – Casa Nuova
  • “This is a great apartment and a wonderful experience: so much more than some silly hotel! We loved hearing the animals nearby too.” Linda Diberczak, PA, USA

    Linda Diberczak, PA, USA – Casa Nuova
  • “Grazie molto for a wonderful stay. We so enjoyed meeting your family and friends and experiencing your local Umbrian ways. Your hospitality was so wonderful and made us all feel like we were right at home here for a week! You were awesome to share your world and take us in and welcome us with… View Article

    Kendrick, Holly, Satori and Bodlin, Breckenridge Colorado, USA – Casa Dell’Arco
  • “We were welcomed with a wonderful dinner and treated better than guests. Our tour was not only informative, but also from a local perspective…only wish we were here longer, but you helped us take advantage of our time. Many best wishes.” Phil & Stephanie Hill East Stroudsburg, PA

    Phil & Stephanie Hill, East Stroudsburg, PA – Casa Dell’Arco
  • “Dear Anne, Thank you very much for your warm hospitality and kind words the night of our arrival. Umbria has been a beautiful and historically rich interlude in our time between Rome and Venice……. Thank you also for the world tour. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to witness firsthand a way of… View Article

    Jacob Watkins-Strand, Toronto, Canada – Casa Dell’Arco
  • “Dear Anne, Thank you for our wonderful tour of the ‘rural life’ – we enjoyed the stories, visit with your neighbors and the lovely lunch. Our stay on your form was a peaceful respite and we are sorry to go. Thank you for your hospitality and our delicious meal with you on the first evening-we… View Article

    Deborah and Robert + Jacob, Toronto, Canada – Casa Dell’Arco
  • “Dear Annie and Pino, Thank you so much for hosting us in your wonderful home. Everything was beautiful and we enjoyed interacting with all your animals. Your restaurant and tourist recommendations were so helpful!….” Alissa Doberczak, Bethelehem, PA

    Alissa Doberczak, Bethelehem, PA – Casa Nuova
  • “Dear Anne and Pino, Thank you so much for your welcoming hospitality and the knowledge and love you shared of your beautiful Assisi and Umbria. We were especially touched meeting Peppe and his family and your stories of how you shared in Umbria rural life. The effort you all experienced together made not only experiences… View Article

    Fred and Ann Cochlin, Grant, FL, USA – Casa Nuova
  • “Dear Anne, There are truly no words that can explain your hospitality! Your stories…….. are so very precious. Chiarina & Rosanna are darling and their food and welcome with us, unbelievable! (The laughs, tears shed over special “sheep” that will never be sold!). Thank you for offering us the Basilica as well. That was one… View Article

    Star & Jodi, Wisconsin, USA – Casa Nuova
  • “Anne and Pino, Thank you for sharing your space and knowledge with us. We feel so lucky to have met you. The memories we take with us carry the humor, beauty and love of your friends, family, neighbors and community. We will carry the small piece of Assisi with us always and look forward to… View Article

    Robyn & Susan, Wisconsin, USA – Casa Nuova
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Live Assisi in our apartments: in Assisi’s medieval center or in the Assisi countryside

My husband Pino and I have lived on the land in Umbria since the mid-1970’s and we now welcome guests into three countryside apartments near our Assisi farmhouse. And for “urban souls”, we also rent a small apartment for two in the heart of Assisi. For those guests wishing an unforgettable Assisi apartment stay, joining in an Annesitaly “Inside Umbria” Celebration guarantees that.


Our Apartments

Assisi Medieval Center Apartment

Welcome to il Nido Tranquillo

Our Assisi in-town apartment, il Nido Tranquillo (“Tranquil Nest”), blends modern amenities with Umbrian artisan traditions, from the artworks on the walls by local artists to the textiles in the bedroom. The one bedroom apartment, located in a restored medieval building, is a three minute walk to Assisi’s main piazza. Creating “the nest” was a joy – and now, time spent with our guests brings even more joy.

Assisi 3 Countryside Apartments

Welcome to Assisi Casa Campagna

Our 3 countryside apartments (perfect for hosting groups up to 14), show off the fine artisan work of my husband Pino and his building team. Our countryside guests, too are more than guests: for those staying, countryside pleasures surround and yet, hill-town wonders are nearby.


Why stay here

Assisi, birthplace of San Francesco in the late twelfth century and “crown jewel” of Umbria, is a perfect base for exploration of all the Umbrian hilltowns as well as those of southern Tuscany, northern Latium and the less-explored nearby Marches and Abruzzo regions.

I’ll help you get started exploring: since 1997, I’ve been sharing the wonders of Umbria as the only American authorized Regional Umbrian tour guide. The stays of all our guests – whether at Il Nido Tranquillo, our Assisi apartment, or in our Assisi countryside apartmentsare highlighted with unforgettable additions – and I’ll share innumerable insights. Let our guests tell you! Read about their adventures.


What to see


What Our Guests Say

An unforgettable Umbria stay promised to each of our apartment guests. Read about the adventures of past guests.


When to stay

Every month of the year in Umbria offers enticements!
Starting with January… Read more


Where we are

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