The Relais is managed by Luca De Marchis and his wife Giulia who – after years spent in luxury hotels abroad, have collected the inheritance of their family who started the business more than 20 years ago. Luca and Giulia are maintaining the same values, while paying particular attention to innovation and to the new goals of service and environmental sustainability.
The 12 rooms – all with wi-fi and minibar – are located among the mainhouse and two near outbuildings. 3 Superior Rooms and 9 different Suites can guest up to maximum 30 Guests: couples, groups of friends, singles, family with kids over 12 years. In our Country Relais there are an outdoor big swimming pool and a restaurant with a scenic terrace which can be used in total security and privacy. The parking is private and free.
We love animals but we have chosen a policy no pets as requested by most of our Guests.
The Relais dei Magi is located near Città della Pieve, native place of the renowned Reinassance painter Pietro Vannucci known as il Perugino. Here Guests can admire his masterpieces in the Civic Museum or walk in the picturesque streets of the village.
The Country House Relais dei Magi is in Val di Chiana, a strategic location which allows Guests to reach quickly the majority of the most important tourist attractions of the area: important art and historic cities such as Todi, Gubbio, Spoleto, Foligno, Orvieto, Perugia and Siena as well as traditional events of Umbria like Palio dei Terzieri and l’Infiorata di Spello, religious destination such as Assisi, nature itineraries for those fond of sport and fitness like the Park of Lake Trasimeno, Montepulciano and Montalcino famous wine excellences or events of the culinary tradition like Zafferiamo for all those passionate of food and wine.
The Mansion of Relais dei Magi was built in 1812; we do not have precise historical documentation but from its rich architecture we can assume it was an important noble residence, with land ownership for servitudes and farm labourers. The property came out undamaged from the period of The Great Wars, probably thanks to its deflated position.
At the beginning of the 50’, the estate was bought as holiday villa, though maintaining its agricultural setting, and at the end of the 60’ it was transformed and expanded into a hunting reserve.
In 1999 Paolo and Bambi De Marchis together with a group of friends bought the property and tranformed it in the present Relais dei Magi, name inspired by the masterpiece of the Renaissance painter Perugino. After 20 years into the business Paolo and Bambi are happy to leave the management of the Relais to their son Luca and his wife Giulia who have spent the last 10 years in luxury hotels abroad and are more than happy to start this new Italian “adventure”.