Cycling and horse riding

The Crazy Horse riding school (Paola 3404922520 e Anelio 3477447480) is located a few kilometres from Il Picchio and offers courses for beginners as well as walks. These beautiful scenic walks take part around the woods surrounding the lake (one hour ride for lake view). Crazy Horse also offer private lessons in English and Western riding and the opportunity to walk in the moonlight on the hills of Lake Trasimeno. They also offer trekking for a day or more, riding with qualified guides.

Riding Club Valvasone (Marina 3937241527 Mino 3937306823 and Elena 3921682365) is located a few kilometers from Magione and offers lessons for adults but also for children on ponies. Riding school, pony games, jumping and excursions (two hours ride for lake view). Riding school with about eighty between horses and ponies, especially suitable for lessons for children but also for adults.

The Marana Riding Center ( It is immersed in the typical Umbrian countryside, north of Perugia, and offers the opportunity for experts and beginners to enjoy horseback riding through olive groves, forests, fields, away from traffic. Lessons with horses and for those who still do not have experience and children’s path on grass field with small obstacles, night walks in the moonlight, visits to abandoned castles and to an Etruscan tomb.

Bike rental

You can also reach the lake by bicycle: you can rent bikes on the road to San Feliciano. They offer their customers a complete and professional rental service. The best way to experience the fantastic scenery of Lake Trasimeno that is both healthy and fun!

Walking, trekking and Nordic walking at Il Picchio.

If you’re a mountain biker then bring your own bike because Il Picchio is close to some beautiful trails overlooking the lake, if not biking you can enjoy hiking, Nordic walking or simply taking quiet walks with views of Lake Trasimeno.