Anciently a medieval castle,
Panicale is still surrounded by its original 12th
century defensive walls, and is set in a dominating position
above Lake Trasimeno.
walls the town is structured in a circular shape, that peaks
at the highest point of the city from which it is possible
to enjoy a breathless view of the Lake and the surrounding
the city walls, Panicale keeps a treasure in a small
oratory, the famous fresco made by Perugino, depicting the
Martyr of St. Sebastian.
central Piazza with the old 15th c. cistern.
square and the Palace of Podestà.
- Oratory of
St. Sebastian with Perugino’s Martyr of St.
broidery, formerly Church of St. Augustine*