1 Hotels in Sellano, Italy
Sellano was founded by the Romans due to its optimal strategic position along torrent Vigi valley but it never becames an independent village and in the centuries its destiny was joined to the nearby bigger centers.
Sellano belonged to the Duky of Spoleto, then the Papal Reign, the Collicola family and finally in 1860 the small city joined to the Reign of Italy.
Sellano landscape is set in one of the most interesting typical Umbria areas punctuated by many villages that boasts ancient ages memories and testimonies such as its medieval Castle that it rises in correspondence of roads connecting Valnerina to Foligno and Camerte getting to Spoleto along the Via della Spina.
Pupaggi is located on a hilltop plateau set on the east side along via della Spina, an ancient road and watershed between Menotre, Valnerina and Umbria valley’s territories.
Via della Spina was a primary road connection over the Appennines for commercial communication, before the construction of Via Flaminia, the Roman road.
The hamlet of Pupaggi settled during the 11th century around the church of San Sebastiano and a large internal square, nowdays hosting Borgo and Castello di Pupaggi a renown farm holidays complex, dominated by a dove-cote tower.
The tower has the peculiarity of being provided with cotto overturned pots set at the corners, to prevent any possibility of predator animals scaling up to the dove-cote.
Pupaggi Castle was built during Middle Age and it has changed into a fortified hamlet, in the course of time.
At the Castle, amid loves and old arguments, arose the Bella Pupa legend, a young disputed and protected lady, which history named it Pupaggi a small village in the community of Sellano rich in castel ruines and art works.
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Longitude:12° 77' 0'' E (12.933333)