The river park “Mills Park” - Torgiano
Surrounded by a suggestive landscape setting, Torgiano is an ancient fortified village, a few kilometers from Perugia, located on the top of one of the hills overlooking the valley where the Chiascio joins the Tevere river. The etymological meaning of "Torgiano", from "turris amnium", is "tower of the rivers" and it emblematically represents how much the Tevere and Chiascio have influenced not just the territory geological setting, but also the historical, urban and economic development of Torgiano.
Several nature trails, which can be traveled on foot or by bicycle, allows to follow the river development, where the vegetation is made up of poplars, willows, oaks, acacias and in winter and spring it is possible to see migrating wild ducks. An evocative route winds along the Tevere river, up to the point of its confluence with the Chiascio, this area called "Mills park" or "Two river park" is a place that takes its name from the presence of ancient grain and oil mills, still clearly visible along the route.