Set in a period building 50 metres from the main square of Norcia's historic centre, near the enchanting Monti Sibillini National Park, Relais & Chateaux Palazzo Seneca offers free Wi-Fi, modern and elegant accommodation, and a small wellness centre (included in the rate), which includes a hot tub, Turkish bath, and sauna. The building that houses Relais & Chateaux Palazzo Seneca dates back to the 16th century and, together with all modern comforts and a contemporary sense of style and design, boasts a timeless atmosphere. Highlights include a private garden, a lounge often enlivened by live jazz music, and a charming library with rare and authentic books. The rooms, each with its own décor and personality, feature romantic wrought-iron four-poster beds, designer bathrooms and luxurious furnishings. The gourmet restaurant Vespasia serves famous local products, including Norcia cold cuts, black truffles and Castelluccio lentils. In the morning, a breakfast buffet with sweet and savoury food is served. Water, tea and homemade cakes are available in one of the common areas. The Monti Sibillini National Park can be explored by hiking, trekking, mountain biking and guided tours. Some of the highest peaks of the Apennines can also be found in the surrounding area.